DFO Law, LLC represents clients in personal injury, insurance coverage, workers compensation and appellate matters. The Firm provides experienced legal advice focused on the unique needs of each client.  Clients are consistently consulted to ensure goals are met. Experience and communication result in superior legal representation.

Deborah F. O’Connor-Attorney

Debbie O’Connor has over 25 years of experience representing clients in personal injury, insurance coverage, workers compensation and appeals. Debbie’s practice is located in Kansas City. She represents clients throughout Kansas and Missouri.

Debbie is a  Senior Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America and an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Law. She has extensive experience in Kansas and Missouri courts, workers compensation divisions, and appellate courts.

Debbie is originally from Clinton, Iowa. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in elementary education. She taught in the Kansas City area before attending law school at the University of Missouri- Kansas City.  

In her spare time, Debbie loves to run, travel and spend time outdoors with her family. She is married to John O’Connor, has two daughters (Aidan and Merrin) and a goldendoodle named Murphy.

Personal Injury

DFO Law represents clients in auto accidents, dangerous property and other personal injury matters. If you need an experienced attorney to represent your interests due to an accident or injury please contact the firm to assist you.

Workers’ Compensation

DFO Law represents employers and insurers in Missouri and Kansas workers’ compensation matters. Clients range from large corporations to smaller companies.

Insurance Coverage

DFO Law handles insurance coverage matters.  The firm has experience in a broad range of coverage areas. These coverage areas include auto liability, underinsured/uninsured motorist, and professional liability. 


DFO Law represents appellants and respondents in Kansas and Missouri appeals. The firm also assists trial attorneys in drafting complex motions and jury instructions for trial.   DFO Law provides full or limited scope representation to individuals, corporations and trial counsel.