B.S., Northern Illinois University
J.D., Northern Illinois University College of Law
Mr. O'Brien received his Juris Doctorate from the Northern Illinois University College of Law in 1988, and was admitted to the bar the same year. He has been employed for 25 years as an attorney at Prairie State Legal Services, Inc., providing civil legal services to the poor. His current position is the operation of the Homeless Legal Assistance Program in DuPage County. He is a member of both the Illinois and DuPage County bar associations, including the DuPage County Bar Association Family Law Section. Mr. O'Brien has taught Introduction to Lawyering Skills since 2009.