Kathryn Donnelly

Kathryn Donnelly

Tully Rinckey PLLC
  • Military Law, Securities Law, Criminal Law
  • Texas
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As an associate with the firm, Kathryn concentrates her practice on military law; regularly handling cases involving Article 15s, letters of reprimand, courts-martial, security clearance and officer/enlisted separation proceedings. Kathryn’s nearly two decades of legal experience in military law, and her unique training as a military intelligence officer, enhances Tully Rinckey PLLC’s nationally-recognized military law practice.

Prior to joining the firm, Kathryn most recently worked as staff judge advocate for the Department of Defense Criminal Investigation Task Force. She provided legal support to special agents, intelligence analysts and support staff from all military branches, including deployed elements in Iraq, Afghanistan and Cuba. Kathryn was previously a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia, where she litigated federal civil cases brought against the Department of Defense, including medical malpractice, federal employment and petitions before the Army and Navy Boards for Correction of Records.

Kathryn began her career at the United States Military Academy at West Point. She was commissioned as a military intelligence officer before turning her focus towards the law. In this role, Kathryn worked as trial counsel in the 3rd Infantry Division, where she prosecuted courts martial as a lead government attorney through dozens of criminal cases. She also served as senior legal officer at Camp Humphreys in the Republic of Korea and as a Trial Defense Counsel, defending soldiers in contested courts-martial, administrative separation boards and Article 15s. Kathryn served as deputy judge staff advocate in the 7th Joint Multinational Training Command in Germany, where she supervised all legal operations in the 90-person Office of the Staff Judge Advocate. She also developed and led a trial advocacy program for military prosecutors.

Judge Advocate General’s School
LL.M. (2004)
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The University of Texas School of Law
J.D. (1999)
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United States Military Academy
B.S. (1990)
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Professional Experience
Tully Rinckey PLLC
- Current
Staff Judge Advocate
U.S. Army
Special Assistant U.S. Attorney
D.C. U.S. Attorney's Officer
Deputy Chief, Executive Officer
Litigation Division
Deputy Staff Judge Advocate
7th Joint Multinational Training Command
Military Intelligence Officer
U.S. Army
Speaking Engagements
Representing Veterans, Continuing Legal Education, Tully Rinckey PLLC
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Commendation Medal
United States Army
Achievement Medal (3rd award)
United States Army
Army Superior Unit Award
United States Army
Army Service Ribbon
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Korean Defense Service Medal
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas
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Broome County Bar Association
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Military Law
  • Securities Law
  • Criminal Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Congressional Investigations
  • Whistleblower Representation
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken
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Tully Rinckey PLLC
4100 Vestal Road
Suite 104
Vestal, NY 13850
Telephone: (518) 218-7100