Matt Donnelly

Matt Donnelly is a partner at Petefish, Immel, Hird, Johnson, Leibold & Sloan, LLP. His practice includes civil litigation, estate planning, student law, criminal defense, and administrative law.  Matt is known for his common-sense approach to resolving legal issues.

Practice areas include:

[]  Estate planning, including wills, trusts, and powers of attorney

[]  Probate proceedings

[]   Student Law, including college students accused of misconduct, or dismissed from an academic program (view for more information)

[]   Landlord-tenant–Commercial, residential, and agricultural leases

[]   Civil litigation

[]   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