Our Attorneys

Each of our attorneys is involved in selected areas of the law in order to bring specific resources to his practice. In situations where more than one type of legal issue is involved, our attorneys use a team approach to provide timely, quality representation at a reasonable cost.

Barry W. Botticello

Barry W. Botticello

Barry Botticello is a Connecticut native, having been born in Manchester and he grew up in Lebanon. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut at Storrs and also the University of Connecticut Law School. He has been a resident of Manchester since 1972 and has been active in various civic organizations including the Manchester Chapter of UNICO, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and the United Way. He is also a member of the UCONN Club Board of Directors.

Barry has been a practicing attorney in Manchester since 1975, having been a sole practitioner until 1990 when the firm of Penny, Botticello & O’Brien was formed. He practices in the areas of Real Estate, including zoning and property valuation cases, commercial and residential closings and leasing, Business transactions and business formation, and also Probate Law. He lives in Manchester with his wife, Patti.

Areas of Practice

Commercial and Residential Real Estate
Business Transactions
Leasing
Wills and Probate

Stephen T. Penny

Stephen T. Penny

Stephen T. Penny graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a B.A. degree in 1970, and from the University of Connecticut School of Law with a J.D. degree in 1973. Since that time, he has been engaged in the general practice of law as an attorney in the Town of Manchester, Connecticut, including real estate, general litigation, labor relations, municipal, and zoning law.

Mr. Penny is a former mayor of Manchester, having served on its Board of Directors for 10 years. He currently sits on the Town Pension Board, and has been a member of a number of others boards and commissions over the years.

Steve has remained active in the community, is currently President of the Manchester Rotary Club (1999-2000) and Announcer at the Manchester Road Race, one of the oldest and most respected such races in the country. He is also a member of Friendship Lodge of Masons, Sphinx Temple Shriners, and the Manchester Racquet Club.

Areas of Practice

Real Estate
General Litigation
Labor Relations
Municipal
Zoning Law

Kevin M. O'Brien

Kevin M. O'Brien

Kevin O’Brien is a 1975 graduate from the Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in history in 1972 from St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. In 1975, Kevin was an associate with the Law Firm of David M. Barry and became a partner in the firm of Barry & O’Brien in 1979. In 1990 Kevin joined Barry Botticello and Steve Penny, and in 2006, together with his brother, Bill O’Brien, created the law firm of Penny, Botticello & O’Brien, P.C. ​

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law
Corporate
Real Estate
Estate Planning and Probate
Litigation

William P. O'Brien

William P. O'Brien

William P. O’Brien is a 1980 graduate of the University of Connecticut, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree. He attended New England School of Law, evening division, and received his J.D. degree in 1989, while working full-time as a claim supervisor in the Boston Field Office of the Travelers Insurance Company.

In 1989, Bill relocated to Connecticut, joined the Hartford Field Office of the Travelers where he continued to supervise personal injury claims involving automobile accidents, premises liability claims, construction accidents and defective products. In 1991, he joined the Staff Counsel Offices of Aetna Property and Casualty as a trial attorney and, in 1996, with the merger of Travelers and Aetna, he joined the Staff Counsel Offices of the Travelers Property Casualty Company where he continued to litigate insurance defense matters.

In 2001, he joined Penny, Botticello & O’Brien as an associate and became a partner in 2004. Since joining Penny, Botticello & O’Brien, Bill has been involved in civil litigation, including the representation of individuals who have been seriously injured by another’s negligence.

Areas of Practice

Civil Trial Advocacy for Personal Injury Victims
General Litigation

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