Our Attorneys

William O’Neil


UpRight Law (888) 408-9779

280 North Main Street
Suite 6
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

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William O’Neil has practiced law in the greater Springfield area for 28 years. He has 20 years experience in defending hard working citizens who have been harassed by debt collectors by representing them in court and in helping his clients file for bankruptcy protection. He provides zealous representation in criminal defense of major crimes. Attorney O’Neil also has experience in advising his clients on estate planning, will drafting, and probate matters. Receiving compassionate legal advice from an experienced professional will prevent you from getting lost in the corporate shuffle.

With an office conveniently located in downtown Springfield, Attorney O’Neil has a wide range of experience. He is qualified to practice in all courts in every county of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.. He is a member of The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and has been accepted into membership of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys.


37 years since William O’Neil was first licensed to practice law.

State License Status Year Acquired
MA Active 1986


School Major Degree Graduated
Western New England College School of Law Law J.D. 1986
University of Wyoming Bachelors 1983

Work Experience

Position Duration
Owner-The Law Offices of William J. O'Neil 2015 - Present
Attorney Martinez & O'Neil 1991 - 2014
Principal -Barrett & O'Neil, P.C. 1988 - 1991


Position Association Name Duration
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Member 2015 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Member 2008 - Present
Hampden County Bar Association Member 2001 - Present


Award Name Granting Organization Date
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2015
Dedication for Providing Legal Assistance to Low Income People The Western Massachusetts Volunteer Lawyers Service 2002

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Absolutely a wonderful experience. Our bankruptcy is being moved along very quickly. Questions are answered in a professional manner and anytime I had questions I could easily reach someone. We are very satisfied with UpRight Law.

Glenn & Cheri M. Kentucky

Everything was handled professionally and with the utmost customer services. We filed last year and still have a good relationship with our attorneys.

Teresa C. Washington