Matt Donnelly

Matt Donnelly is a partner at Petefish, Immel, Hird, Johnson, Leibold & Sloan, LLP. The bulk of his practice consists of civil litigation, estate planning, student law, criminal defense, and administrative law.  Matt is known for his practical approach to resolving complex legal issues.

Recent cases include:

[]   Civil litigation based on breach of contract and intentional torts

[]  Estate planning and probate proceedings

[]   Student Law, including student misconduct and academic dismissal (view for more information)

[]   Landlord-tenant: commercial, residential, and agricultural leases

[]   DUI defense

Bar Admissions

  • State of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas


  • West Virginia Wesleyan College, B.A. Philosophy
  • University of Kansas School of Law, J.D.

Professional Affiliations

  • Douglas County Bar Association
  • Douglas County Law Library – Board Member, 2017-2019
  • Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts


  • Lawrence Adult Soccer League – Board Member