Lucy K. O'Shaughnessy, Esq.



I handle all phases of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, trial, and appellate work. I practice in the areas of general commercial litigation, probate litigation, probate bond cases, estate administration, mass tort litigation, collections, insurance coverage actions, and personal injury cases.


McDonald Hopkins LLC

       Partner: 2008 to 2015

       Associate: 1999 to 2008

St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company

        Claim Representative 1991 to 1996

Victoria Fire & Casualty Co.

        Claim Representative 1987 to 1991

Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.,

        cum laude (1999)
Wittenberg University, B.A., cum laude (1986)
Court Admissions
Ohio State Courts
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Professional Associations
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio Women’s Bar Association
American Bar Association
Associate in Claims

The Law of Probate Bond, ABA 2001and 2014, authored article Prior Judgment Against the Principal and Its Effect on the Probate Surety's Liability
Shumaker v. Saks, Inc. (8th App. Dist. Aug. 25, 2005) 163 Ohio App. 3d173
Pintur v. Republic Techs, International, LLC (9th App. Dist. Nov. 23, 2005) 2005 Ohio 6220
Koos v. Storms (8th App. Dist. Nov. 10, 2004) 2004 Ohio 6020
Brown v. E. Ohio Gas Co. (8th App. Dist. Oct. 4, 2001) 2001 Ohio App. LEXIS 4475
Community Activities
Learwood Middle School Parent Teacher Association, Avon Lake, Ohio
Supporter of Family Promise of Lorain County