Carin A. ODonnell

Carin A. O’Donnell


Phone: 267.907.9613
Fax: 267.907.9659

Yardley, PA

777 Township Line Road, Suite 120
Yardley, PA 19067
Fax: 267.907.9659

Carin A. O’Donnell is a Shareholder and member of Stark & Stark’s Accident & Personal Injury and Construction Injury Groups where she concentrates her practice in wrongful death and catastrophic injury litigation. Ms. O’Donnell is a trial attorney who has successfully litigated personal injury matters resulting in multiple verdicts exceeding a million dollars. Her extensive trial experience has helped her win cases for plaintiffs in counties that typically favor defense verdicts. As a result, her cases have been featured in local papers, radio shows and legal publications.

Ms. O’Donnell lectures nationally to colleagues on topics regarding trial techniques, personal injury law, and litigation in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Pennsylvania Association of Justice and New Jersey Association for Justice. She has also been an instructor in Civil Practice and Procedure at Manor Junior College in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, where she educated students in the area of civil law and procedure, and organized and presented mock trials for her students.

Ms. O’Donnell has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Association of Justice. She has been appointed to the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to serve as a Hearing Committee Member in the District II Disciplinary District. She was selected to the Emerge Pennsylvania Cohort, a professional development program for emerging women leaders.

She is a member of in conjunction with the American Association for Justice, frequently lecturing to students and organizations about putting an end to distracted driving amongst high school students.

She is also a frequent contributor to the Pennsylvania Law Monitor.

  • Featured, Unsung Hero: Carin O’Donnell. The Legal Intelligencer, September 25, 2020.
  • Quoted, Judge rules lawsuit can proceed against Cosmo DiNardo’s parents in 2017 slaying of 4 in Bucks County. May 18, 2020.
    • Listed in various publications, including: Philadelphia Inquirer; Bucks County Courier Times; ABC News.
  • Moderator, Mass Torts: What’s Hot and What’s Not in 2020. Pennsylvania Association for Justice. January 16, 2020.
  • Co-Author, Protect Your Rights If Injured While Slipping Or Falling On A Commercial Property. Times Publishing. December 3, 2019.
  • Speaker, Podcast Legal Matters Show. WURD Radio. August 11, 2019.
  • Speaker, An Hour w/Jeff Gross (Gross-Kenny) and Carin O’Donnell (Stark and Stark). Talk-Radio-Philly/PhillyLabor : WWDB 860AM. August 6, 2019.
  • Featured, Stark & Stark: Offering The Community Earnest Support And Individualized Service. Times Publishing. August 6, 2019.
  • Co-Author, Full Compensation For Personal Injuries – Anything Less Is Unjust. Times Publishing. June 25, 2019.
  • Featured, Stark & Stark Obtains $8 Million Settlement for Injured Philadelphia Construction Worker. December 21, 2018.
    • Listed in various publications, including: MarketWatch; Yahoo!Finance; Philadelphia Business Journal.; Philadelphia City RoomWarren & Hunterdon County City Room; Pittsburgh Business Times; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; WFMZ-TV Allentown; Bucks County City Room; Erie News Now; St. Mary’s PA Daily Press; Ridgway PA Record; The Punxsutawney PA Spirit; Kane PA Republican; ManhattanWeek; TheStreet; 1stCounsel.; Axcess News; San Francisco Business Times; Dallas Business Journal; Boston Business Journal; Buffalo Business First; Nashville Business Journal; Baltimore Business Journal; L.A. Biz; Boston Herald; Albany Business Review; and Fox 40 Binghampton, NY.
  • College Athlete’s Injury Suit Belongs In State Court: Judge. Law 360. May 18, 2018.
  • Victims’ families react Cosmo DiNardo’s plea, Sean Kratz’s rejection of plea deal. Action News and May 17, 2018.
  • Pa. College Wants Ex-Baseball Player’s Injury Suit Rejected. Law 360. May 8, 2018.
  • NCAA, College At Fault For Foul Ball Injury, Ex-Player Says. Law 360. February 15, 2018.
  • Understanding Wrongful Death Claims And Survival Actions After Loss Of A Loved One. Doylestown Observer. February 28, 2017.
  • Featured. Appointed/Elected: Carin A. O’Donnell Appointed to the Board of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. The Pennsylvania Lawyer. January/February 2016.
  • Co-author, Understanding Auto Insurance. Times Publishing. June 2015.
  • 2015 “Super Lawyer”. Philadelphia Magazine.
  • 1.9 Million Netted in Fatal Worker Accident. New Jersey Law Journal. October 2014.
  • Notable Case Outcomes from Coast to Coast. Trial Magazine. January 2014. (Featured for 1.4 million dollar verdict in Dram Shop Action).
  • Top PA Verdicts of 2013. The Legal Intelligencer. (For achieving a $1.4 million verdict in Bucks County).
  • Set Up for Success. Manor Junior College Alumni Magazine.
  • Reptile Autopsy: Reptile Superstar Carin O’Donnell. Keenan Trial Blog. October 2013.
  • 1.4 Million Dollar Verdict for Dram Shop Action. Bucks County Courier Times. March 2013.
  • Superior Court Decision in Construction Case Litigated by Ms. O’Donnell. Pennsylvania Law Weekly. 2012.
  • Hefty Award in Nockamixon Slip & Fall Trial. The Intelligencer. June 2012.
  • $1.5 Million Verdict Upheld in Construction Accident. Bucks County Courier Times. April 2012.
  • $1.5 Million Verdict – Contractor Failed to Maintain Hole. Verdict Search Magazine. February 2010.
  • Pennsylvania Jury Verdict Review & Analysis for 1.5 Million Dollar Verdict. January 2010.
  • Ironworker Fell Down Two Flights While Installing Skylight. Verdict Search Magazine. February 2009.
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice - Board of Governors
  • Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania - Hearing Committee Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association - Commission on Women in the Profession
  • American Association for Justice
  • Bucks County Inn of Courts - Associate Member
  • Bucks County Business Group
  • Emerge - Professional Development for Women Leaders of Democratic Party

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  • Interviewed. PhillyLabor’s Talk radio show “The Pain and Wellness Hour” on WWDB 860 AM. May 16, 2017.
  • How to Conduct an Effective Direct and Cross Examination. Pennsylvania Bar Institute. April 2017.
  • Reptile in Practice. Pennsylvania Association for Justice. June 10, 2016.
  • Trial Tactics. Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. February 25, 2016.
  • Practical Approach to Presenting Damages. DRI institute. November 2015.
  • Success Stories. Manor Junior College. April 2015.
  • Depositions. The Keenan College. Atlanta Georgia. April 2015.
  • Reptile Superstar Seminar. Atlanta Georgia. March 2014.
  • Distracted Driving Presentation. Bensalem High School, Bensalem, PA. January 2013.
  • Distracted Driving Presentation. Palisades High School, Kintnersville, PA. May 2012.
  • Distracted Driving Presentation. Neshaminy High School, Langhorne, PA. April 2012.
  • Killer Depositions. Pennsylvania Bar Institute. April 2011.
  • Coordinating the Motor Vehicle and Workers’ Compensation Settlements. PA Bar Institute. February 2011.
  • Litigating Construction Cases in Bucks County. PA Bar Institute. January 2010.
  • Practical Pretrial Procedures. PA Bar Institute Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. October 2008.

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