O'Brien and Ryan, LLP - Attorneys at Law
Carolyn M. Bohmueller
Email: cbohmueller@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-6254
Fax: (610) 834-1749
Assistant: Dawn McGowan
Email: dmcgowan@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-8800

Carolyn concentrates her practice in the areas of medical malpractice and professional liability.  She has successfully defended numerous physicians, practice groups and institutions in all areas of medicine, including neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, gynecology, psychiatry, anesthesia, dentistry, and general medicine, among others. 

 Carolyn serves as an arbitrator in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas.  She has lectured on new developments in medical malpractice and presented mock trials to various groups.  

Practice Areas:

Recent Representative Matters:

Named to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers:

  • 2005 (Rising Stars)
  • 2006 (Rising Stars)
  • 2007 (Rising Stars)
  • 2008 (Rising Stars)
  • 2010 (Rising Stars)
  • 2011 (Rising Stars)

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 1996
  • New Jersey, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3d Circuit, 2008


  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, 1996, J.D.
  • Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 1992, B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Philadelphia Area Society for Healthcare Risk Management
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
    • Vice-Chair, Rules of Civil Court Committee
  • Montgomery County Medical Legal Committee

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Gynecology in the Courts, Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, October, 2019
  • The Anatomy of a Medical Negligence Lawsuit, Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, January, 2019
  • Peer Review After Reginelli, Are You Protected?, Double Tree Hotel, Plymouth Meeting PA, October, 2018
  • Legal Concerns in Management of Stroke Patients, 17th Annual Cerebrovascular Update: The Dawn of a New Era, Bellevue Hotel, Philadelphia, March, 2018
  • The Arbitration of a Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcer Lawsuit, Jefferson Health's 2nd Annual Global Pressure Ulcer Prevention Conference, Philadelphia, PA, November, 2015
  • Nursing Law and Liability, Thomas Jefferson University School of Nursing, October, 2015
  • Suggestions & Ethics for Preparing & Arguing Non-Discovery Motions, with Judge Lisa Rau, Judge Rosalyn Robinson, & Robert Sachs, Jr. Esq., Philadelphia, PA, November, 2014
  • Facing a Lawsuit: Preparing for a Deposition, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association’s 105th Annual Clinical Assembly, King of Prussia, PA, May, 2013
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute CLE Program, Medical Malpractice Update, Philadelphia, PA, March, 2013
  • Mock Trial, PAHCOM Conference, Malvern, PA, September, 2012
  • Coordinator, Mock Trial Presented by O'Brien & Ryan, LLP, Plymouth Meeting, PA, April, 2012
  • Medical Malpractice: Today and Tomorrow, Personal Injury Potpourri CLE, Philadelphia Convention Center, April, 2006

Past Employment Positions:

  • Honorable Sandra Schultz Newman, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Judicial Clerk, 1996 - 1998
  • White and Williams, 1998-2000
  • Plakins Rieffel, 2001-2002
  • Honorable Sandra Schultz Newman, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, Judicial Intern 1995-1996
  • Honorable Vincent Cirillo, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Judicial Intern, Summer 1994

Hickory Pointe
2250 Hickory Rd, Suite 300
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Phone: (610) 834-8800
Fax: (610) 834-1749