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.
New Jersey State Bar
U.S. District Court of New Jersey
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
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
Radio Interview regarding S.D. v. M.J.R. – The Lisa Wexler Show
FoxNews.com interview regarding S.D. v. M.J.R.
SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY District VI Hudson County Ethics Committee in September 2011
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