Meet Katharine O'Connell

An experienced forensic genealogist, Katharine assists attorneys and major banks, in locating missing and unknown heirs. She has provided due diligence research in over 175 probate and title cases in locations throughout the United States and Canada. Clients include attorneys throughout the state of Ohio and the trust departments of Key Bank, and PNC Bank. International clients include the London, United Kingdom Firm Finders International, Inc. She regularly does pro bono research for the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.

Dr. O’Connell is a professional affiliate member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and a member of the Estate Planning Council of Cleveland, the Association of Professional Genealogists, and the National Genealogical Society. She is a licensed private investigator through Phoenix Investigations and Security, in Ohio.

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