Attorneys

Robert Packer

Robert B. Packer

President and Managing Shareholder

Now in his 44th year of practice, Bob Packer first joined La Follette, Johnson, De Haas, Fesler & Ames (Los Angeles) upon graduating from law school in 1976. While serving as the Legislation Editor of the McGeorge Law Review, Bob wrote the first comprehensive analysis of the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975 (“MICRA”).   Read more…

Ted O'Leary

Ted O’Leary

Of Counsel

On September 30, 2020, Ted O’Leary retired from the active practice of law, but will remain closely associated with the firm as “Of Counsel”.  Ted will continue to be available for consultation and advice to the firm and to its clients. Ted obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and his J.D. from Read more…

Paul Corson

Paul M. Corson

Shareholder

Paul M. Corson received his bachelor’s degree from Vassar College and attended graduate school at the University of California, Los Angeles.  He received his law degree from Loyola Law School where he was on the Scott Moot Court Honors Board and participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.  During law school, Read more…

Brooke Haber

Brooke W. Haber

Associate

Brooke Haber joined Packer, O’Leary & Corson in 2016. Brooke focuses her practice on medical malpractice defense, and represents physicians, nurses, physical therapists, hospitals, medical groups and other health care professionals against allegations of medical malpractice. Brooke received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University-Bloomington. Thereafter, she received her Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern Read more…

Marshall J. Shepardson

Senior Associate

Marshall J. Shepardson obtained his undergraduate degree from University of California at Berkeley in 2001 and his law degree from New York University School of Law in 2004.  Marshall defended doctors and hospitals at the distinguished boutique Belair & Evans in New York City, and in 2013 returned to his native Southern California where he Read more…

Hilliary B. Powell

Associate

After earning her undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature and German from the University of California – Davis, Ms. Powell was admitted to the University of California – Hastings College of Law where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2017, awarded with Honors.  While at Hastings, Hilliary (not a typo:  “Ask my Dad, he filled out Read more…

John Aitelli

Senior Counsel

  A graduate of UCLA (1981) and Loyola Law School (1985), John Aitelli joined POC in September 2020 as Senior Counsel. John has defended professional liability, products liability, general liability, elder abuse, significant personal injury and wrongful death cases for over 30 years. He has special expertise in ophthalmologic, obstetric, cardiology, psychiatric and podiatry cases, Read more…

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Gary Dennis

Senior Associate

Gary Dennis is a Senior Associate with Packer, O’Leary & Corson, joining the firm in May 2021 after several years at the Los Angeles office of Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O’Keefe & Nichols. Gary graduated from the University of Southern California in 2004, where he double majored in political science and psychology. Before deciding to attend Read more…

Andrew S. Packer

Paralegal

Andrew S. Packer graduated from the University of California – Santa Cruz in 2006 with a degree in Post WWII American History.  He then spent the next few years touring across the United States as lead guitar for the rock band “Gypsyhawk”.  Andrew then graduated from the UCLA Paralegal Program in 2019 and joined the Read more…