Donnelly is a graduate of The University of Notre Dame. After
serving as an officer in the U.S. Army, he later went on
to complete his law degree at The Thomas M. Cooley Law
first experience was as an Assistant County Attorney
where he prosecuted numerous cases while assigned to the
Family Court Bureau.
In addition to child support, custody, and
visitation issues, Mr. Donnelly also handled Juvenile
Delinquency and child-related cases.
During this time, he tried a number of cases
pertaining to these matters, as well as countless
Donnelly later served as an Assistant District Attorney.
During his tenure with the Suffolk County
District Attorney’s Office, he prosecuted numerous
criminal cases, with a number of trials to his credit.
He forged many relationships during this time
with police, government officials, and government
entities that represent invaluable resources
in the private sector.
his departure from the District Attorney’s Office, Mr.
Donnelly was invited to join Sobel & Kelly, the
prominent insurance defense firm.
Although he later left the firm to establish his
own practice, Mr. Donnelly’s relationship with the
firm continues in an Of Counsel capacity, validating his
belief in the importance of building lifelong personal
and professional relationships.