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Michael P. McDermott - Albany, NY

54 State St.Ste. 900 Albany, NY 12207- 2527

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Updated: 01/18/2023

Albany Criminal Defense Lawyer


Mike is President at O'Connell and Aronowitz. He handles plaintiff's personal injury cases and criminal defense at O'Connell and Aronowitz where he emphasizes representation of children who have suffered brain injuries as a result of lead paint poisoning. Mike has handled or supervised over three dozen homicide prosecutions, trying many of those cases to verdict, and he is a court-appointed special prosecutor in homicide cases in Albany and Rensselaer counties...

About Michael P. McDermott

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Lead Poisoning and Environmental Injury


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • President


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1990

Other Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Defenders Association
  • Albany County Bar Association
  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
  • Siena College

Classes and Seminars

  • Determining Admissibility, Applying the Rules of Evidence: What Every Attorney Needs to Know, National Business Institute CLE, Albany, NY, March 23, 2012 - Present
  • Keynote Speaker, New York State Police International Homicide Seminar, 2006


Other Sources of Feedback About Michael P. McDermott

Included on the 2023 Upstate New York list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list

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54 State St.Ste. 900 Albany, NY 12207- 2527


  • 518-462-2670

Accepts Credit Cards


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