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Peter O’Connell

Peter O’Connell
11215 North Community
House Road
Suite 750
Charlotte, NC 28277
Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice

Peter O’Connell is Of Counsel in Hall Booth Smith’s Charlotte office where he focuses his practice on the defense of healthcare providers in medical malpractice actions and before state licensing boards.

Born in Massachusetts and raised in Connecticut, Peter attended the University of Alabama, serving as Executive Editor of the daily student newspaper before graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1992. He worked as a reporter and editor at community newspapers in Alabama, Mississippi and South Carolina before joining the Las Vegas Review-Journal in 1998. Peter covered Las Vegas courts as a reporter and editor for seven years and was named Journalist of the Year by the Nevada Press Association in 2001.

Peter enrolled in Wake Forest University School of Law in 2005, graduating magna cum laude. Earlier in his legal career, he represented civil litigants in a wide variety of controversies.

Peter is an active tennis and softball player, and has coached several youth baseball teams. He lives in Greensboro with his wife, a high school English teacher, and their three children.

 

ADMITTED

  • North Carolina

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law
  • B.A., Journalism, University of Alabama

MEMBERSHIPS

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Greensboro Bar Association

Recognitions

  • Journalist of the Year, Nevada Press Association, 2001
CHARLOTTE, N.C.– September 30, 2022 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to welcome three experienced attorneys from a North Carolina firm as it expands
Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice

Peter O’Connell is Of Counsel in Hall Booth Smith’s Charlotte office where he focuses his practice on the defense of healthcare providers in medical malpractice actions and before state licensing boards.

Born in Massachusetts and raised in Connecticut, Peter attended the University of Alabama, serving as Executive Editor of the daily student newspaper before graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1992. He worked as a reporter and editor at community newspapers in Alabama, Mississippi and South Carolina before joining the Las Vegas Review-Journal in 1998. Peter covered Las Vegas courts as a reporter and editor for seven years and was named Journalist of the Year by the Nevada Press Association in 2001.

Peter enrolled in Wake Forest University School of Law in 2005, graduating magna cum laude. Earlier in his legal career, he represented civil litigants in a wide variety of controversies.

Peter is an active tennis and softball player, and has coached several youth baseball teams. He lives in Greensboro with his wife, a high school English teacher, and their three children.

 

ADMITTED

  • North Carolina

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law
  • B.A., Journalism, University of Alabama

MEMBERSHIPS

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Greensboro Bar Association

Recognitions

  • Journalist of the Year, Nevada Press Association, 2001
CHARLOTTE, N.C.– September 30, 2022 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to welcome three experienced attorneys from a North Carolina firm as it expands