Joshua E. O'Farrell

Attorney

Areas of Practice

  • Energy, Oil and Gas
  • Toxic Torts
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Complex Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Personal Injury

Attorney Bio

Joshua E. O’Farrell is an associate attorney at our firm. Mr. O’Farrell has extensive experience representing landowners throughout Southeast Ohio in oil and gas lease negotiations, pipeline right-of-way agreement negotiations, mineral sale transactions, and in complex oil and gas litigation. Mr. O’Farrell also practices toxic torts and environmental litigation, commercial litigation and personal injury litigation. Mr. O'Farrell currently serves as the President of the Tuscarawas County Bar Association.

Mr. O’Farrell was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2010. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Mr. O'Farrell has been recognized as an Ohio "Rising Star" for 2016 by Super Lawyers® Rating Service. Rising Stars are Ohio's best attorneys who are 40 or under or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Mr. O'Farrell is also recognized by the Ohio Farm Bureau for his commitment to representing landowners in oil and gas related issues.

Mr. O’Farrell graduated from New Philadelphia High School. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame with a BA in History and graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law.

Mr. O’Farrell resides in New Philadelphia with his wife, Christin, and their two sons, Liam and Jameson.

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Ohio Bar Association
  • Member of the Tuscarawas County Bar Association
  • Member of the Stark County Bar Association
  • Member of the Ohio Association for Justice

Community & Civic Associations

Mr. O’Farrell is truly dedicated to his community. He served as State Representative for the 96th District, which included parts of Tuscarawas and Belmont Counties, and all of Harrison County, from June 2010 until December 31, 2010. In addition, Mr. O’Farrell serves on the Board of Southeastern Ohio Legal Services.

In February of 2011, Mr. O’Farrell and his wife, Christin, formed the O’Farrell Family Hug Foundation, which hosts the annual “Run for Shoes”, a 5K race in which all proceeds are used to purchase shoes for children of families in need. Also in 2011, Mr. O’Farrell’s foundation helped feed over 100 Tuscarawas County families through the O’Farrell Family Hug Foundation Thanksgiving Turkey Drive.