Mrs. Linda O’Brien is of counsel to Max Alavi, Attorney at Law, APC and her sole focus is litigation.
Mrs. O’Brien has over 30 years of trial experience and is licensed to practice law in all state courts for the State of California as well as all U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Central and Northern districts of California.
Mrs. O’Brien started her legal career as a California Deputy District Attorney and, after gaining considerable litigation experience, became trial counsel for Turner Cooper Reynolds & Grey a civil litigation firm in Orange County in 1990. In 1999 Mrs. O’Brien became trial counsel for Darling & Robertson in Orange County, California. From 2003 to 2015, Mrs. O’Brien managed her own very successful law firm. Beginning in 2016 Mrs. O’Brien scaled back her activities to certain litigation cases of interest.
Since 2020, Mrs. O’Brien has served as of counsel with Max Alavi, Attorney at Law, APC where she is involved in litigation related to breach of fiduciary duties, fraud and elder abuse causes of action.
Mrs. O’Brien received her Juris Doctorate degree in law from the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific in 1987; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Pepperdine University in 1984. Mrs. O’Brien has also admitted to the State Bar of Illinois in 1993.
*According to California Rule of Professional Conduct 1-400(E)(8), an attorney is “of counsel” if there is a “close, personal, continuous and regular relationship” with a named firm. The “of counsel” can maintain a separate source of work, so long as conflicts and other ethical implications do not arise