Terrence M. Donnellon – Partner

Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration, Local Government, Municipal Law and more.

Terrence M. Donnellon - Donnellon, Donnellon & MillerTerry Donnellon has been practicing law with Donnellon, Donnellon & Miller since 1979 serving clients in the Greater Cincinnati area in a number of areas of the law.

Terry’s primary practice areas are municipal law, arbitration & mediation (alternative dispute resolution) and family business planning. He has experience in both the state trial and appellate courts throughout Southwest Ohio as well as the United States District Court. He is admitted to practice before the Ohio Supreme Court (1979), the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (1979), U.S. Court of Claims (1991), and the Supreme Court of the United States (1994).

Since 1997, Terry has served as the Director of Law for the City of Montgomery, Ohio. He has served as Solicitor and lead counsel for the Village of Golf Manor for more than forty years. With his experience in local government law, Terry has served as special counsel to a number of communities in Southwestern Ohio providing assistance in matters concerning labor and employment, telecommunication, development and financial planning.

Terry is a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association in which he served as President in 1995-6 and President of the Bar Foundation for two years. He currently is a member of the Admissions, Local Government Law, and Common Pleas Court Committees. Terry is a Fellow in the Ohio State Bar Foundation, a member of the Ohio State and American Bar Associations, a member of the Council of Delegates of the Ohio State Bar Association.. In 2012 Terry was appointed by Chief Justice Maureen O’Conner to the Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution. Terry served for nine years on the Commission as a representative from the Ohio Municipal League. Terry currently serves as a Trustee on the Board of the Ohio Municipal League. Terry is a volunteer broadcast reader for Radio Reading Services at the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and he is an appointed Mentor in the Supreme Court Lawyer-to-Lawyer program. In his spare time Terry attempts golf and competes in Kansas City Barbeque Contests.