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O’Brien Law Firm helps client win pay for thousands of hours of overtime

On September 26,2017, a federal jury in Waco, Texas rendered a unanimous verdict for a deserving O’Brien Law Firm client, awarding her $25,000 for thousands of hours of overtime that she worked nights and weekends over almost 3 years’ time. The amount the jury awarded her was a little more than the amount of overtime […]

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O’Brien Law Firm helps client get a $176,000 jury verdict in Dallas

On April 6, 2017, a Dallas County district court jury awarded an O’Brien Law Firm client $176,000 due to the wrongful disposal of the client’s belongings in her apartment. The client testified that in August 2012, she went on a trip to visit family in Florida. Although she was late on rent, the apartment manager told […]

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O’Brien Law Firm helps insurance adjusters get back pay through the NLRB

In March 2017, the O’Brien Law Firm helped 6 hardworking insurance adjusters obtain a total award of back pay and personal expenses of over $200,000 (after fees) for their terminations. Once these adjusters got ahold of Kerry O’Brien, he promptly filed complaints on their behalf with the federal National Labor Relations Board, Fort Worth Regional Office, […]

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Kerry O’Brien teaches lawyers how to win unemployment appeals

On April 27, 2016, Kerry O’Brien spoke to lawyers from around the state at the Texas Poverty Law conference in Austin, on how to win Texas unemployment appeals. Kerry is a former Texas Workforce Commission unemployment hearing officer, and in private practice since 2008 has helped hundreds of unemployment claimants with their appeals. Kerry provided […]

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O’Brien Law Firm wins federal appeal for clients

In March 2014, O’Brien Law Firm helped two hard-working employees prevail against federal contractor Stobil Enterprises in San Antonio on claims of unpaid overtime pay and retaliation for filing an overtime complaint under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The federal jury and court awarded our clients over $60,000 in damages, attorneys fees and court costs […]

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O’Brien Law Firm protects unemployment recipient from unfair fraud claims

On December 18, 2014, Kerry O’Brien of the O’Brien Law Firm tried a case against the Texas Workforce Commission on behalf of a claimant for unemployment benefits. That case is Tuttle, Cause No. 12-547-C368, in the 368th Judicial District Court of Williamson County. After receiving a fraud decision from the TWC and bills to repay […]

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O’Brien brings suit for overtime pay against nationwide property manager

On July 10, 2014, O’Brien Law Firm filed suit on behalf of property management company Greystar Partners Services, LP, for failing to pay a former assistant property manager all of her overtime pay under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. According to the complaint, the company failed to pay overtime in various ways, including requiring […]

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“Inside the Mind of a TWC Hearing Officer”

On May 7, 2014, Kerry O’Brien was the featured speaker for the Austin Bar Association Labor & Employment Law group’s monthly meeting, speaking to local employee and employer attorneys on the Texas Workforce Commission appeals process. As a TWC hearing officer, Kerry handled over 800 appeals on unemployment benefits. Now, for the past six years […]

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O’Brien Law Firm helps client win pay for thousands of hours of overtime

On September 26,2017, a federal jury in Waco, Texas rendered a unanimous verdict for a deserving O’Brien Law Firm client, awarding her $25,000 for thousands of hours of overtime that she worked nights and weekends over almost 3 years’ time. The amount the jury awarded her was a little more than the amount of overtime […]

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O’Brien Law Firm helps client get a $176,000 jury verdict in Dallas

On April 6, 2017, a Dallas County district court jury awarded an O’Brien Law Firm client $176,000 due to the wrongful disposal of the client’s belongings in her apartment. The client testified that in August 2012, she went on a trip to visit family in Florida. Although she was late on rent, the apartment manager told […]

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