O'CONNOR & DYET
7955 South Priest Drive
Tempe, Arizona, USA 85284
602.241.7000

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O'Connor & Dyet Welcomes New Attorney Rich Reed

Rich is an Arizona Native that joins us with 11 years of litigation experience in general liability defense, bad faith defense, catastrophic injury defense, insurance fraud, premises liability defense, construction defect defense, professional negligence defense, commercial litigation, regulatory defense, compliance, and appellate matters.

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The Firm Welcomes New Paralegal Trish Stites

Trish joins us with more than 20 years of experience in various practice areas including corrections and law enforcement defense involving civil claims under 42 U.S.C. §1983, premises liability, wrongful death, personal injury, patent infringement, and antitrust cases.

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Firm Thanksgiving Party 2020

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Every November, we celebrate Thanksgiving in the office with a large lunch that includes all the traditional dishes. While we wait for the turkeys to finish cooking, we compete in our annual cornhole tournament, which provides a lot of laughs. Finally, we gather for our yearly office photo, which we share with our clients in our Christmas cards.

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O'Connor & Dyet Welcomes New Attorney Nick Strom

Nick is a nine year attorney that specializes in commercial litigation, general litigation and civil rights work. He recently moved to Arizona from Chicago and attended Notre Dame University Law School.

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Our Firm Welcomes New Paralegal Kristin O'Connor

Kristin joins O’Connor & Dyet with over 9 years of experience in corrections and law enforcement defense, including the defense of civil claims under 42 U.S.C § 1983 and 3 years of experience working for forensic experts in biomechanical engineering and accident reconstruction.

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Firm Thanksgiving Party 2019

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Every November, we celebrate Thanksgiving in the office with a large lunch that includes all the traditional dishes. While we wait for the turkeys to finish cooking, we compete in our annual cornhole tournament, which provides a lot of laughs. Finally, we gather for our yearly office photo, which we share with our clients in our Christmas cards.

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O'Connor & Dyet, P.C. Sponsors “Back to School Backpacks” Program

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On August 5, the firm sponsored the “Back to School Backpacks” program which is part of the ministry of the Higher Praise Church. Firm members also volunteered at the event which provided backpacks and school supplies to 2500 underprivileged children.

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Daniel O’Connor Prevails on Appeal in a Tort Case Regarding Worker’s Injury Claim Against the State

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Daniel J. O’Connor, Jr successfully defended the State of Arizona in a tort action brought by an employee of a private contractor providing health care at an Arizona prison in the Arizona Court of Appeals Division One.

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O'Connor & Dyet, P.C. makes it to the Finals of the AADC Annual Charity Softball Tournament

As 2016 Defending Champions, O’Connor & Dyet participated in the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (AADC) annual softball tournament. All proceeds went to Southwest Human Development, a local non-profit that provides a wide variety of services to families with children. The OCC team made it to the Finals, but unfortunately fell in the championship game and was the runner-up for the tournament.

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Daniel O'Connor and Shane Dyet Join Association of Defense Trial Attorneys

The ADTA is a select group of diverse and experienced civil defense trial attorneys. A member of the ADTA is a proven and recognized successful professional possessing the highest skill level of a defense trial attorney in civil cases.

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O'Connor & Dyet, P.C. Sponsors AJLA CLE Event on April 19, 2017

O’Connor and Dyet was proud to be one of the sponsors of the Arizona Jewish Lawyers Association annual CLE in conduction with International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Daniel O’Connor Obtains a Notable Result in a Slip and Fall Case

After a six day jury trial, the jury rejected Plaintiff’s claim that the fall caused debilitating neurological injury.

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O'Connor & Dyet, P.C. Sponsors Honors Flight Lunch

Partnering with the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), the firm provided and served lunches for a WWII Honor Flight that sent veterans to Washington DC to visit their WWII Memorial. In addition to the various branches of the service, 14 “Rosie the Riveters” (pictured here) were also honored.

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O'Connor & Dyet, P.C. Proudly Sponsors Shake, Rattle and Roll for Parkinson’s on September 30, 2017

Shake Rattle and Roll for Parkinson’s is a motorcycle ride to benefit Banner Neuro Wellness Center. Banner Neuro Wellness offers a state-of-the-art program that compliments the medical treatments and therapies for individuals and families affected by Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions.

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O’Connor & Dyet Pleased To Announce Its Newest Equity Partner, Shane Dyet

Effective July 1, 2016, O’Connor & Dyet is excited to announce its newest equity partner, Shane Dyet. Shane joined our firm in 2008, and during the past 10 years he has proven himself to be not only an excellent litigator, but also a great team leader. Shane’s communication skills translate well before a jury, allowing him to deliver excellent results for our clients. Congratulations, Shane! We are so very lucky to have you on our team!

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