Practice Areas

Transportation Law

We address any issue which may arise in connection with railroad or trucking matters. Our firm provides a full range of services to common carriers, air and ocean freight forwarders, customs house brokers, indirect air carriers and non-vessel owning common carriers, as well as handling international and domestic air cargo and related issues, including those arising under the Montreal Convention and laws of the United States. We can provide both defense and subrogation of transportation cargo claims, as well as provide advice on documentation, cargo security compliance and violation, and drafting of carrier agreements, bills of ladings, circulars and service contracts. We also represent insurance carriers for transportation companies, providing coverage opinions for the insurance carriers.

Maritime Law

We represent yacht and shipowners, insurers, underwriters, P&I clubs and boat manufacturers. We do both litigation and transaction work. We litigate all property, cargo, hull and machinery claims, first and third party insurance claims, subrogation claims, charter party disputes, marine contract disputes, maritime liens, ship’s mortgages, warranty claims, products liability claims, personal injury, wrongful death and Jones Act claims. We have significant experience in all stages of litigation through appeal. On the transactional side, we draft marine contracts and charter parties.

Civil Litigation

We represent individuals and corporations in general civil and commercial litigation.


O’Brien & Solomon, LLP helps individuals whose problems with debt, foreclosure, garnishment or other financial issues that need immediate attention. For many people, bankruptcy under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 will make a positive difference to relieve immediate crises and to discharge or restructure less pressing debts.
For other people, bankruptcy may not be the best option to solve an immediate debt problem. Either way, we’ll take the time to understand your situation, identify your alternatives, and advise you about the time and costs involved in getting your case underway and completed.
Our attorneys are experienced and focused professionals who concentrate on consumer Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases. Our clients appreciate our personal approach to bankruptcy. We offer free consultations and can meet with you at your convenience. Our focus on bankruptcy means that we can spot the key issues in your case quickly, and we have ready answers for any complications that might come up.
Our thorough familiarity with the details of bankruptcy law means that we can help you take full advantage of your rights without exposing you to the risk of unexpected or disastrous results. We know how to spot bankruptcy problems quickly, so we can either solve them or explain why we can’t help. For most of our clients, the challenges are nothing we can’t plan for and work around, so that the bankruptcy proceeding can proceed smoothly toward discharge.

We handle Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 personal bankruptcy cases in Palm  Beach, Broward and Dade Counties.  Visit our bankruptcy website at