O'Bryan, Derek Patrick

600 West Main Street, Suite 500Louisville, KY 40202

Updated: 10/19/2017


Derek P. O'Bryan was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky.  After graduating from Saint Xavier High School, he attended the University of Kentucky and graduated with distinction in 1993, obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology.  After pursuing a career in areas outside of the law, Derek decided to turn his talents to practicing law and received a scholarship to attend the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville.Derek excelled in law school making the...


Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Employment
  • Discrimination
  • General Litigation


  • 100%

Representative Clients

  • Burroughs v. Martco, 339, s.w.3d 461 (KY2011)
  • Ellis v. Rightmeyer, 2010 Ky. App. Unpub Lexis 34
  • Ramsey v Sayre Christian Village Nursing Home, 239 S.W.3d 56 (KY 2007)
  • Henson v. Klein, 319, s.w.3d 413 (KY 2010)


Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2003

Other Affiliations

  • Kentucky Bar Association, 2003 - Present (Member)
  • Louisville Bar Association, 2003 - Present (Member)


  • Law Review, 2001 - 2002

Classes and Seminars

  • Worker's Compensation Case Preparation Techniques, NBI, - 2006

Past Positions

  • Clark & Ward, Attorney, 2003 - 2004
  • Sheffer Law Firm, Attorney, 2004 - 2008
  • Sewell, O'Brien & Neal, PLLC, Attorney, 2008 - 2012


  • Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 2003
    Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Kentucky, 1993
    Honors: With Distinction

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Sigma Nu


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Office Information


600 West Main Street, Suite 500Louisville, KY 40202


  • 502-584-1212


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