Chris O’Brien is a trial lawyer with the firm of O’Brien & Ford. He has spent the last thirty years advocating for the rights of injured people. Chris also teaches trial skills and case analysis to lawyers internationally and nationally, having previously taught and co-directed the Trial Advocacy Program at SUNY Buffalo Law School. He currently serves as the co-chair of the National College of Advocacy in Washington, DC and as a board member of the Irish Classical Theatre Company in Buffalo, NY. Having achieved more than fifteen million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, Chris is dedicated to passing along his knowledge of trial advocacy to younger colleagues while also instilling in them the need for zealous and ethical representation of those who have suffered injuries.