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HEEWON O’CONNOR

Heewon received her undergraduate degree in her native country, South Korea. After moving to the U.S. she received a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Chicago. She then moved on to earn her Juris Doctorate, with honors, from Northern Illinois University College of Law. While there she was selected to serve on the American Bar Association’s Judicial Internship Program, and worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Allen Goldberg. She credits her father, an attorney practicing in South Korea, for her passion to help people receive justice through the law. Heewon met Kevin O’Connor, her husband and law partner while attending NIU. She proudly became a U.S. citizen in 2012. 


Licensed to practice in the State of Illinois
Admitted to the Bar of the Illinois Supreme Court
Member Dupage County Bar Association
Member Cook County Bar Association
Member Illinois State Bar Association

Heewon L O’Connor
Attorney, Partner
heewon@oconnor-oconnor.com


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Kevin O’Connor

Kevin received his Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from Northern Illinois University’s College of Law. After graduation he held the position of employment, labor, and human resources consultant for a large international electronics manufacturer. From there he signed on with a leading downstate law firm where he concentrated in employment and labor law within the public and educational sectors. In 2012, he and his wife Heewon, returned to the Chicago area and founded the law firm of O’Connor-O’Connor P.C. where they remain committed to meet the needs employers and employees alike.

Licensed to practice in the State of Illinois
Admitted to the Bar of the Illinois Supreme Court
Admitted to the Bar U.S. District Court, Northern District, of Illinois
Member Dupage County Bar Association
Member Cook County Bar Association
Member Illinois State Bar Association
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit   
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar


Kevin F O'Connor
Attorney, Managing Partner
kevin@oconnor-oconnor.com


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