Joseph J. Donnelly has over 7 years of experience representing veterans with VA disability claim appeals. Joseph has represented hundreds of veterans at VA Regional Offices and the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. Additionally, he has represented over 100 veterans in their appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Joseph is a VA accredited attorney, a member of the National Organization of Veteran Advocates (NOVA), and a member of the CAVC Bar Association. Joseph’s past litigation experience also includes family, criminal defense, traffic, and employment law.

Areas of Practice

  • Veterans Appeals
  • Veterans Disability Benefits
  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • Washburn University School of Law
    • J.D. – 2008
  • Universiteit Maastricht
    • L.L.M. – 2008
  • University of Texas at Arlington
    • B.A. – 2005