Insurance Attorney
Mark Oleary While we often go to trial to achieve our client's goals, dispute resolution techniques, including pre-litigation investigation, pre-suit negotiations, and alternative dispute resolution procedures, are frequently used to resolve disputes.  The focus is on efficient and cost effective "problem solving" of complex personal, business, and commercial disputes.

 


Litigation:


In the area of litigation, Mr. O'Leary's representative case work includes:

Business Contracts
Employment Contracts
Business & Commercial Litigation
Employment Law & Counseling
Insurance Law
Mechanical Products
Negligence
Non-Compete Covenants
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Sexual Harassment
Partnership/Shareholder Disputes
Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
Partnership/Shareholder Disputes
Nursing Home Liability


Personal Injury, Accidents, and Insurance Claims:



In the areas of personal injury, accidents, and insurance claims, Mr. O'Leary is dedicated to the interests of his clients.  Representative case work in this area includes:

Aircraft Accidents
Arson & Fraud
Automobile accidents
Bad Faith
Complex Torts
Construction Defects
Defective Products
Farm Accidents
General Litigation
Insurance Claims & Litigation
Nursing Home Injuries
Sexual Harassment & Discrimination Claims
Subrogation & Recovery
Truck/Semi-Tractor
Work Place Injuries
Workers' Compensation
Nursing Home Malpractice


REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS


Dakota Fire Insurance Company
Farm Bureau Insurance Company
Farmers Alliance
Lumbermen’s Underwriting Alliance
Diamond Mower Company
Hanson Manufacturing Company
Primary Surgical, Inc.
Sullivan, Inc.
IDC Networks, Inc.
EMC Insurance Companies
German Mutual Ins. Co.
BancInsure, Inc.
Combined Pool & Spa, Inc.
Gilbert Construction, Inc.
Rallis Construction, Inc.
Scheels All-Sports, Inc.


Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

bullet5.jpg (881 bytes)  William Mitchell College of Law
     St. Paul, Minnesota
     J.D., Cum Laude, 1986

  University of Minnesota
      BA, Government

EXPERIENCE

  O’Leary Law Office
     Solo Practitioner
     1993-Present

  Jardine, Logan, O’Brien
     St. Paul, MN
     1991-1993

  Hirsch, Robinson, Sheiness &
     Glover
     Brownsville, Texas
     1986-1991

MILITARY EXPERIENCE

  United States Navy
     Pilot
     1972-1978

OTHER EXPERIENCE

  North Star Adjustment
     Company
     St. Paul, MN
     1980-1986
     Property & Casualty Claims

     Adjuster

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Mr. O’Leary limits his practice to a select number of insurers and business clients and individuals needing specialized civil trial expertise for litigation in State and Federal Courts.  He is licensed to practice law in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Texas.

Mr. O’Leary has extensive experience in a wide variety of products liability, subrogation, employment, personal injury, general commercial litigation, insurance bad faith, and workers’ compensation claims.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member: Defense Research Institute, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Texas State Bar Associations, County Bar Associations.

ADMISSIONS

Admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eighth Circuits; United States District Courts for the Districts of Minnesota, South Dakota, and Texas; and, the state courts of Minnesota, South Dakota, and Texas.