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Michael J. O'Shea

Michael J. O'Shea

Hartel DeSantis & Howie, LLP
  • Personal Injury, Divorce, Family Law ...
  • Maryland
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Summary

Michael was raised in Calvert County. He graduated from DeMatha Catholic High School and went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts from Loyola College in Maryland, where he graduated cum laude and was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society. Michael went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law.

While in law school, Michael was an Associate Editor on the University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender, and Class. During law school, Michael worked for the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County and for the Circuit Court for Howard County.

Upon graduation, Michael served as Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Marjorie L. Clagett, County Administrative Judge for the Circuit Court for Calvert County, where he gained experience performing complex legal research in a number of areas of law. Upon completing his clerkship, Michael entered private practice in Southern Maryland. He currently maintains a legal practice with concentrations in Plaintiff's personal injury matters, including car accidents, and insurance defense matters.

Michael is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association (Young Lawyers Section Council).

In his free time, Michael enjoys hiking, sailing, reading, cooking. Michael is also an avid long distance cyclist.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury

    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • Divorce

    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce

  • Family Law

    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law

  • Products Liability

    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts

  • Nursing Home Abuse

  • Insurance Defense

  • Medical Malpractice

    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors

Additional Practice Area
  • Auto Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation for personal injury cases.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
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United States Federal Court for the District of Maryland
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
Hartel DeSantis & Howie, LLP
Current
Education
University of Maryland School of Law
J.D.
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Loyola College
B.A.
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Professional Associations
Calvert County Bar Association
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The American Inn of Court of Southern Maryland
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Maryland State Bar Association
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Michael J. O'Shea, J.D.'s Website Profile
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Hartel DeSantis & Howie, LLP Main Website
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Hartel DeSantis & Howie, LLP Website
Contact & Map
Hartel DeSantis & Howie, LLP
Hanover Office
7467 Ridge Rd
#100
Hanover, MD 21076
Telephone: (443) 749-5111
Fax: (443) 749-5150