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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 in private practice, Kerry has represented hundreds of clients in unemployment appeals, wage claim appeals and Rule 13 tax hearings. The presentation, called “Inside of the Mind of a TWC Hearing Officer,” provided Kerry’s insight on how to help the client win what is often a very important hearing for them.

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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 recover $289,000 through the NLRB

In March 2017, the O’Brien Law Firm helped 6 hardworking insurance adjusters recover $289,000 in back pay and expenses for a wrongful termination, against Wardlaw Claims Service of Waco. Wardlaw had fired 5 of the 6 adjusters on the same day in February 2016, at a State Farm work site in Dallas, after Wardlaw management received an […]

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