Jennifer Donlon

Jennifer Donlon

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Hornell, New York
Phone:
607-968-6189
Email:
Attorney Jennifer Donlon was the first and only female solo practitioner in Hornell, NY when she began her practice in 2000. She brought a tenacity and female perspective to matrimonial and family law issues. Jennifer was born and raised in Hornell, New York and continues to be active in the community in which she works and lives. Jennifer attended Alfred State College and graduated with her Associates Degree in 1991 and also received the Phi Beta Award in Psychology. Her biography was published in National Dean's List in 1991. She continued her educational studies at SUNY Binghamton and received her Bachelor’s of Arts with a double major in English Literature and Philosophy in 1995. With a love for writing and higher education, she taught English Composition as an adjunct professor at Alfred State College in 1996. With her continued love for writing coupled with a passion for justice, she continued her higher education at Albany Law School and graduated in 1999 with her Juris Doctorate Degree. Following graduation from law school, she was admitted to the New York State Bar in early 2000 and has been in private practice in her hometown ever since. Her practice has continued to serve the local community in which she has worked and lived her entire life. Jennifer has a strong passion for continuing to help those in need move past legal issues and prepare for the future.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law; Divorce; Custody; Adoptions
  • Real Estate Closings
  • Probate
  • Personal Injury, Auto Accident, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2000

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Law Review: Literary Review, Editor
    • Law Review: The Issue, Staff Writer
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: English Literature and Philosophy

Honors and Awards

  • The Honorable Michael E. Dillon Attorney for Children Award, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Steuben County Bar Association, Allegany County Bar Association, 2000 - Present
  • Steuben County Women's Bar Association, 2000 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • City of Hornell, Attorney for Community Development, 2000 - 2007
  • City of Hornell, Acting City Attorney/Per diem, 2000 - 2010