Happy Independence Day!

By | July 4th, 2013|Family Life, Interesting, Jill O'Connell|

Happy Independence Day from all of us at O'Connell Law Firm!  As we celebrate the 4th of July our great country today, it is good to remember to take time and remember where and how our country was started.  So, here are links to some good reading for this July 4th holiday as we celebrate our [...]

More Summer Activities for families and kids in North Texas!

By | June 18th, 2013|Divorce, Interesting|

I hope you you all enjoyed the list of summer activities available for kids in my last post.  In the office we all had a great time talking about the list of summer activities in North Texas in my last post that we created another list of summer activities for families and kids in North Texas!   If this is your first summer as a [...]

Summer Activities for Kids in North Texas

By | June 6th, 2013|Divorce, Family Law, Interesting|

The sun is finally shining and summer activities for kids in North Texas are just around the corner.  Summertime can be such a fun and rejuvenating time for both parents and their kids.  We can get off the treadmill that we are on through the school year and have some fun and make some great [...]

Around Town – 35 Denton

By | March 1st, 2013|Family Life, Interesting|

If you like music - See what is going on in Denton:

Presumed Fatherhood ?

By | January 29th, 2013|Divorce In the Media, In the Media, Interesting|

Presumed Fatherhood – Kris, Kim, and Kanye   Chris Chambers / Frederick M. Brown / Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images   We have all seen it on tv, heard about it on the radio, or read a friend’s opinion on Facebook.  Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries’ divorce has become a bitter, ugly public relations battle [...]

Congratulations! Jill has received the Avvo Clients Choice Award

By | January 24th, 2013|Interesting, Jill O'Connell|

Avvo Clients Choice Award! Updated May 2014: Jill is also rated a 10 out of 10 on the Avvo website, based on her experience, client reviews and industry recognition. Jill O'Connell has received the Avvo Clients Choice Award.  The Avvo Clients Choice Award is given by the AVVO website based on excellent client reviews for family [...]

Tip of the Week – Gotcha Day!

By | November 2nd, 2012|Adoption, Interesting, Tip of the Week|

Tip of the Week: Do you know what a Gotcha Day is? I ran into friends celebrating their 'Gotcha Day' at Starbucks a few days ago with their beautiful kids and before you knew it someone else was talking about their 'Gotcha Day'. Both international adoptive families and domestic adoptive families celebrate the day they [...]

Tip of the Week – Divorce Resource in North Texas

By | September 27th, 2012|Interesting, Tip of the Week|

Tip of the Week: DivorceCare has classes all over the North Texas area and classes for kids, too.  You can find out about it here: and here:

Tip of the Week: Arizona Law for Kids

By | August 1st, 2012|Interesting, Tip of the Week, Uncategorized|

Tip of the Week: The Arizona Law for Kids website was created and dedicated to teaching kids about the law.  It is interactive and kids can ask questions and see other questions and answers.  It is worth a look:

Did you know? Francis Scott Key was a…

By | February 2nd, 2012|Interesting|

From Rediscover 1812 Key studied law, and by his early 30s, was a respected lawyer in the Washington suburb of Georgetown, where he lived with his wife and eleven children. Read the full story...