By Kevin L. Connors, Esquire

ConnorsO’Dell LLP proudly announces that Jason Bates, Esquire, has joined the firm as a Partner in its Casualty Practice Litigation Group.

Jason will be handling the defense of liability matters, involving personal injury matters, automobile liability, premises liability, products liability, first party liability, and insurance defense matters.

Jason is a graduate of Penn State, and he received his Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law.

Jason is admitted to practice before the Courts in Pennsylvania, and the United States Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Following law school, Jason served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Superior Court, before entering private practice, in the course of which Jason was an Associate at several Pittsburgh and Philadelphia law firms, including Klett Rooney, Cozen O’Connor, Sweeney and Sheehan, and Holsten & Associates.

Jason has served as lead counsel in numerous Federal and State jury and bench trials, and he has represented clients in a variety of litigation matters involving products liability, commercial litigation, premises liability, and automobile negligence cases.

Joining ConnorsO’Dell, Jason brings extensive experience defending liability matters, and he will be representing our clients in minimizing and negating potential liabilities for personal injury and commercial matters.

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Defending liability-based lawsuits throughout Pennsylvania, on behalf of insurance carriers, third-party administrators, and self-insured businesses and corporations, our 100+ years of cumulative experience defending our clients against negligence and occurrence-based liabilities, empowers our Casualty Practice Trial Group attorneys to be entrusted to create the factual and legal leverage to expeditiously resolve lawsuits and claims, in the course of limiting/reducing/extinguishing our clients’ potential liabilities under Pennsylvania’s common law, trial practices, and rules of civil procedure.

With every member of our trial practice group being AV-rated, our partnership with the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and the Counsel on Litigation Management magnifies the lens through which our professional expertise imperiously demands that we remain dynamic and exacting advocates for our clients, the same being businesses, corporations, insurance carriers, seeking our trial and litigation acumen, to navigate the frustrating and liability-intensive minefield pervasive throughout Pennsylvania trial practice and procedure.

Questions concerning tort and/or contract liability that might arise in the context of casualty claims can be directed to Kevin L. Connors at kconnors@connorsodell.com (Phone: 610-524-2100 Ext. 112).