Leanne R. O'Brien

Trial Services Specialist


Leanne O'Brien has over 25 years of experience consulting with attorneys in Faegre Baker Daniels' U.S. offices, across all practice areas. She assists them in preparing for litigation-related events, from two-hour summary judgment hearings to three-day arbitrations to multiple-week jury trials.

Leanne provides in-court presentation services and helps attorneys develop effective presentation aids tailored to their personal style of oral advocacy. She serves as site coordinator for trials across the country.

Her expertise includes:
  • “Hot seat” technology in courtrooms
  • Identifying options for office, housing or hotel accommodations
  • Negotiating leases and contracts
  • Planning and implementing technology infrastructure, furnishings, equipment and other site-specific amenities

Leanne maintains longstanding relationships with outside jury consultants, trial consultants and electronic equipment rental companies

Past Experience

Leanne previously worked as a complex litigation paralegal and trial technology consultant and remote site coordinator, including work on several high-profile trials over the years.

Personal Interests

Leanne is an active outdoors person who enjoys fishing and upland bird hunting with her black lab Cash.


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