McDonald Law Firm
Patrick O’Neal earned a B.S. degree in 1986 from McNeese State University and his J.D. in 1991 from the Paul M. Herbert Law Center at Louisiana State University. He was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 1991 and the New Mexico Bar in 1994 (inactive). After serving as Judicial Clerk for the Hon. U. Gene Thibodeaux on the Louisiana Court of Appeal, Third Circuit, he became a Senior Trial Prosecutor in the Crimes Against Children Unit of the Albuquerque District Attorney’s Office. Subsequently, he entered civil litigation and handled thousands of personal injury and wrongful death asbestos lawsuits. For the past seven years he has practiced Social Security Disability law exclusively. He currently manages the disability law practice at McDonald Law Firm. Mr. O’Neal lives in Fort Worth, TX with his wife.