Liam J. O

Liam J. O'Connor

Liam O’Connor is a trial attorney with Hopkins & Carley’s San Jose office.  He represents a broad variety of clients in complex business, real estate, and construction matters, and has developed extensive experience enforcing multi-million dollar judgments against individuals and Limited Liability Companies.

His experience includes litigation on behalf of:

  • Financial institutions
  • Individuals
  • Real estate agents and brokers
  • Various commercial entities

Prior to joining Hopkins & Carley, Liam was a litigation associate with Ericksen Arbuthnot in San Jose, a law clerk for Clayton & McEvoy in San Jose and Carlson, Goldrick & Roberts in Santa Barbara, and an intern for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.  

  • Obtained a $5.8 million judgment for a client and despite numerous attempts to conceal and fraudulently transfer the judgment debtor’s assets, recovered nearly entire amount in satisfaction of judgment.
  • Won a $14.8 million judgment for client, including $10 million in punitive damages, after a two-week bench trial in a fraudulent transfer and malicious prosecution case.  

Publications

  • “Nuts and Bolts of Enforcing Judgments—Including Issues Facing Trustees and Personal Representatives”, San Mateo, CA, March 2014
  • “Enforcing Judgments and Attacking LLC Interests”, San Jose, CA, June 2012
  • San Jose Downtown Association, Treasurer and Executive, and Finance Committee Board Member
  • Community Leadership San Jose, Graduate 2012
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California (2006)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California
  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law
  • B.A., English Literature, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Junior Year Abroad, University of Leeds, Yorkshire, England

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