Sarah Donnelly



DonnellySarah Maev Donnelly is a recently practicing attorney with the Office of the Public Defender and a member of the Bay Mills Indian Community in Brimley, MI. Before becoming an Assistant Public Defender, she was an attorney with Michigan Indian Legal Services representing indigent defendants and respondents in the courts of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa, the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. Before that, Sarah was the Program Coordinator for Michigan State University College of Law’s Indigenous Law & Policy Program through a Casey Family Programs grant to research Indian Child Welfare. Sarah graduated with a Juris Doctorate with an Indigenous Law Certificate from Michigan State University College of Law in 2014 and her Bachelor of Arts in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Sociology in 2009 from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.









Contact : (517) 679-2977
Email : sdonnelly@ingham.org