Attorney Profiles



Richard L. O’Hara

RICHARD L. O’HARA was associated with the New York City firms of White & Case and Amend & Amend before he founded this firm in 1963. ....

Edward J. Groarke

EDWARD J. GROARKE was formerly a Deputy Nassau County Attorney and associate at the New York City law firm of Brady & Tarpey

Christopher P. O’Hara

CHRISTOPHER P. O’HARA was admitted to practice in New York State in 1987 progressing from associate to partner with the firm.

Carol Pennington

CAROL O’ROURKE PENNINGTON began her career in labor and employment law in the Massachusetts firm of McGuire

Denis A. Engel

DENIS A. ENGEL worked as a legal assistant at this firm prior to graduating from St. John’s Law School in 1993. After working for two other law firms....

John S. Groarke

JOHN S. GROARKE joined our firm in October 1992. He received his B.A. from the State University at Stony Brook in May 1996. He is a 2001 graduate ....

Michael D. Bosso

MICHAEL BOSSO joined our firm as a Law Clerk in September 2006 after interning with the firm for a year while attending law school. ...

Non-Equity Partner


Steven C. Farkas

STEVEN C. FARKAS joined our firm as an Associate in 2010 after two years as a Law Clerk at the firm while attending law school. He received his B.S. in History from St. John’s University in May 2007 and his J.D. from the St. John’s University School of Law in May 2010


Damien O. Maree

Damien has recently returned to New York from Washington, DC, where he spent the last four years. While in DC first he worked as a Labor Relations Attorney for the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, AFL-CIO (NATCA)

Thomas P. Keane

Thomas P. Keane joined Colleran, O’Hara & Mills as an Associate in 2016. He had previously clerked at the firm while attending St. John’s University School of Law. He received a Bachelor’s in History

Patricia L. Boland

Patricia brings a diverse range of civil litigation experience from inception through trial in federal and state court, as well as in arbitration and administrative agency forums.

Law Clerk

Sabrina K. Bekios

Sabrina Bekios joined Colleran, O’Hara and Mills after serving as a law clerk during her third year of law school. Ms. Bekios is a graduate of Hofstra University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2018.

Of Counsel

Glenn A. Krebs

GLENN A. KREBS a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and the Hofstra University School of Law, Mr. Krebs is involved primarily in the areas of real estate and banking law.



Laura A. Harrington

LAURA A HARRINGTON is a qualified paralegal assisting in the areas of collective bargaining enforcement as well as the legal services programs

Lilly Piazza

LILLY PIAZZA is a paralegal assisting in the areas of collective bargaining enforcement. She has over 20 years experience in the legal field.

Kristine Murphy

KRISTINE MURPHY is a qualified paralegal assisting in the area of litigation. She qualified for her Paralegal Certificate at Adelphi University
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