Diane K. Donnelly

Diane K. Donnelly

Ms. Donnelly is an Associate in Boylan Code's Wealth Protection and Transfer Practice Group. She focuses her practice on elder law, estate planning, asset protection, and estate and trust administration.


(585) 232-5300 x268

(585) 232-3528

Practice Areas

Elder Law
Trusts & Estates


J.D., summa cum laude, University of Miami School of Law (2010)

B.A. in International Affairs, magna cum laude, The George Washington University, International Affairs (2007)

Ms. Donnelly served as and Articles and Comments Editor for the University of Miami Law Review and was named to the Order of the Coif.



Prior to joining the Boylan Code, Ms. Donnelly worked as Chief Assistant County Attorney for Cayuga County.  Previously, she served as an Appellate Court Attorney with the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department and worked with law firms in Washington, DC.

Honors & Achievements

CALI Excellence Awards in Family Law and Elements

Dean’s Certificates of Achievement in Property, Legal Research & Writing II, U.S. Constitutional Law II, and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Speaking & Writing Engagements

Daily Record, 21st Century Cures Act Empowers Disabled Individuals

Community Service

Diane serves on the Village of Cayuga’s Zoning Steering Committee.