Wendy L. O’Brien, a June 2003 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law, was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 2003, and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Fayette County Bar Association.
Attorney O’Brien focuses her practice on Civil Litigation, Estate Planning and Administration, Property, and Family Law Matters, including custody and divorce, as well as support matters.
At Duquesne, Attorney O’Brien graduated with honors, receiving the CALI Award for Excellence in Business Planning. She also worked as an advocate for Duquesne’s Economic and Community Development Clinic, assisting and promoting the development of various Non-Profit organizations in the Pittsburgh region. She was also involved in the Trial Advocacy Program and completed an internship as a law clerk with Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas Judge, Gary P. Caruso.
Attorney O’Brien received her B.A. from Washington and Jefferson College in 2000, graduating Cum Laude, with honors. There, she was President of the Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, a member of the National German Honor Society, Delta Phi Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha, the Pre-Law Society, and the German Society. Attorney O’Brien was also the winner of the 2000 J. Adolph Schmitz Prize in language.
Attorney O’Brien was first employed as a legal assistant at the firm in 2001, became an associate in October 2003, and was named a partner when the firm name changed its name from The Proden Law Firm, LLC, to Proden & O’Brien, Attorneys at Law, in 2013.
She serves as the Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor and regularly receives appointments as a Master in Divorce proceedings.
Attorney O’Brien is originally from Greensburg, Pennsylvania, but currently lives in Uniontown, Fayette County, with her husband and three children.
Representing Clients In
- Civil Litigation
- Estate Planning and Administration
- Property and Real Estate Transactions
- Corporate and Business Law
- Family Matters including: custody and divorce, as well as support matters.
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
- United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- Fayette County Bar Assocation
- Pennsylvania Bar Association