Showing posts from February, 2015

Thanks For Attending Our Open House!

Last Friday, the team at O'Donnell Law Center opened our doors to friends, clients, colleagues, neighbors and our families,  at our official open house event. After many months of hard work remodeling the office, we were very excited to welcome everyone into our Center. Thank You For Attending! All of us at O'Donnell Law Center would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for braving the winter elements and coming out to tour our center and meet our staff. We had a wonderful turn-out!  For those of you who were unable to attend the open house last week, we invite you to peruse this brief summary of the event's activities: We provided tours of our Center to all of our visitors Visitors had the opportunity to meet our talented staff members We had our ribbon cutting ceremony to officiate us as members of the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce  -  photo coming soon! Visitors enjoyed drinks, finger foods, and desserts provided by O'

Insider Guide to Workers' Compensation

Despite everyone's best intentions, work-related injuries can (and do) happen. When these injuries occur, the injured employees are entitled to financial compensation for medical expenses and lost wages. The insurance that provides this compensation is commonly known as "workers' compensation" or "workman's comp."  Workers' compensation is very important to business owners and employees alike. As your trusted business attorney at the Lake of the Ozarks , Deirdre O'Donnell with O'Donnell Law Center in Osage Beach is here to help you make sense of this type of insurance. Workman's Comp: An Overview Workman's comp is essentially a form of insurance that employers purchase in order to cover their employees in the event of a work-related injury. Workers' compensation compensates  injured employees by paying for the costs related to their injury. The benefits typically covered include: Medical Expenses Physical Therap

Estate Planning & Probate Administration

The terms "estate planning" and "probate" or "probate administration" have to do with designating what will happen to your assets and belongings after you pass. As your experienced family attorney in Osage Beach , Deirdre O'Donnell is here to make sense of estate planning and probate administration at the Lake of the Ozarks . Estate Planning at the Lake of the Ozarks Estate planning is exactly what it sounds like - planning your estate. It is the process of organizing your property and financial assets to determine who they will go to after you pass. Wills and trusts are documents that provide this information. Planning your estate ahead of time is a fairly simple process, but it saves lots of time energy for your heirs after you are gone. Your physical belongings are not the only things to be attended to after you pass. If you have children under the age of eighteen, you will also need to recommend a new legal guardian for them if somet

Meet Attorney Deirdre O'Donnell!

Positive and genuine client relationships are our number one priority at O'Donnell Law Center. We truly care about getting to know our clients so we can provide them with the best possible legal services at the Lake of the Ozarks . We recognize that strong relationships are a two-way street, though, so this week we're dedicating our blog to helping you get to know the Lake of the Ozarks' top attorney , Ms. Deirdre O'Donnell. Getting to Know Deirdre! I was born in St. Louis, Missouri on February 22, 1962. I graduated from Pattonville High School in St. Louis County and went on to earn a BA from Washington University in St. Louis, a Master's Degree in Social Work from Washington University and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Washington University School of Law. By 1996, I was licensed to practice law in the state of Missouri. In my young adult years, I played keyboard and performed in various St. Louis venues in a contemporary jazz band. I later worked a