Firm Overview

Business Law, Real Estate Law, Estate Planning, Contract Law and Dispute, Probate Matters, and General Practices

Example cases

Real Estate Purchase and Sales Examples:

Example Case No. 1:
Assisted a client in selling farm land in Fairfield County, Ohio to a development company and utilizing the proceeds to acquire a multi-tenant commercial property, negotiating and drafting sales and acquisition contracts, tax-deferred exchange documents, seller financing loan documents, reviewed existing leases in the multi-tenant property, and prepared a new lease form for the client's future use.

Example Case No. 2: Helped the buyers of a custom home terminate the services of a general contractor who was months late in completing construction and in seeing the project through with a replacement contractor.

Main Office

Main
30 Hill Road South
Pickerington  OH  43147

Phone
  • (614) 833-3777
Fax
  • (866) 257-8939

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

On Nolo inquiries, the first hour of the attorney's phone or office time is free.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Yes. Our hourly rate and/or fixed fees depend upon the client's matter. We do offer flexible payment plans to our clients. In addition, any new clients that mention Nolo will receive a 5% discount on our usual fee for the type of service sought.

Hourly Rates

Our hourly rates vary.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Emergency After Hours

No

Languages Spoken

No; however, we are flexible and will work with a client-supplied interpreter to take care of a non-English speaking client.

Other Offices

  • (Please call before visiting this location.)
    1291 Worthington Woods Blvd.
    Worthington,  OH  43085

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Yes

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

We try to fulfill client needs efficiently and we endeavor to use personnel who bill at lower rates for as many tasks as possible.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

We favor mediation and collaborative law approaches and frequently use them. We find arbitration clauses and rules are all too often disadvantages to the average person and counsel our clients to avoid arbitration when possible.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

No response.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We have a client-centric focus and we try to make your experience as comfortable and stress-free as possible. We offer conference calls or in-home meetings for those with disabilities or hardships. We welcome out of state and international clients as we will work with you by phone, email, fax, and video conferencing.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

We appreciate having well-informed clients. It enables the client to better participate in setting case strategy.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Yes

Michael J. O'Reilly

Michael J. O'Reilly has been practicing law in Ohio since 1984 and in the Pickerington area since the 1990s.

We try to fulfill client needs efficiently and we endeavor to use personnel who bill at lower rates for as many tasks as possible.

License
  • Bar Number: 19892
    Ohio , 1984

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.

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