Jennifer J. Donnelly Profile

Jennifer J. Donnelly is an attorney with Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group. She received  her  Juris  Doctorate  from  Seton  Hall  University  School  of Law.  Prior  to  law school,  she  studied  at  Berkeley  College  where  she  earned  her A.A.S.  in  Paralegal Studies. While  at  Kean  University,  she  was  awarded  a  B.A. in  Psychology  cum  laude. Ms. Donnelly is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey.

Ms. Donnelly practiced Special Education Law  with  her former  firm. For six years, Ms. Donnelly practiced Family Law at Northeast New Jersey Legal Services in Jersey City, New    Jersey,     representing   individuals   in    matters    including   domestic  violence proceedings, divorce, child custody disputes and both child and spousal support issues.  Ms.  Donnelly  was  awarded  the prestigious  Cynthia  Baker  Award  from  NNJLS  for  her service to the community. Prior to joining Weinberger Divorce & Family Law Group, Ms. Donnelly had her own family law practice in Jersey City, NJ.

Ms. Donnelly was appointed to the District VI Ethics Committee and proudly served on that  committee,  which  strives  to  maintain  the  highest  ethical  standards  amongst attorneys in Hudson County. During her four-year term, Ms. Donnelly has a published, precedential Appellate Division decision: S.D. V. M.J.R., 415 N.J. Super, 417 (App. Div. 2010). She was interviewed on the Lisa Wexler Show and FoxNews.com following the publication of that decision.

Ms.  Donnelly  is  a  member  of  the  New  Jersey  State  Bar  Association  and  the Hudson County Bar Association.

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey State Bar
U.S. District Court of New Jersey

Education:

Berkeley College, A.A.S., Paralegal Studies
Kean University, B.A. Psychology cum laude
Seton Hall University School of Law, Juris Doctorate

Awards / Recognition:

Seton Hall University, Pro Bono Service Program Award
Legal Services of New Jersey, Cynthia Barker Outstanding Attorney Award
Legal Services of New Jersey, Certificate of Appreciation

Published Decisions:

S.D. V. M.J.R., 415 N.J. Super. 417 (App. Div. 2010).

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association
Hudson County Bar Association
Family Law Section

Media:

Radio Interview regarding S.D. v. M.J.R. – The Lisa Wexler Show
FoxNews.com interview regarding S.D. v. M.J.R.

Appointments:

SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY District VI Hudson County Ethics Committee in September 2011