Attorney McDonnell conducts numerous educational/training courses and speaking engagements throughout the state. Mr. McDonnell commanded multi-county jurisdictions investigating criminal areas such as narcotics, electronic surveillance, traffic, DWI, organized crime, SCUBA and police training from Buffalo to New York City. Attorney Patrick McDonnell is a compassionate and skilled attorney and a former commander with the New York State Police. Mr. McDonnell is a cum laude graduate of the Albany Law School. Attorney Patrick McDonnell is a member of the NYS Bar Association. Mr. McDonnell concentrates his practice on Criminal Law, Family Law, Estate Planning and Personal Injury Law. With almost 30 years in law enforcement, Mr. McDonnell, a graduate of both the New York State Police Academy and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy, proudly served and rose through the ranks as a New York State Trooper, Sergeant, Investigator and Lieutenant.
Patrick McDonnell is licensed to practice in New York and Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the following professional organizations: Erie County Bar Association; New York State Bar Association; New York State Defenders Association; Canadian American Bar Association; Canadian Bar Association; Ontario Bar Association; Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy Associates and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International.