During the last twenty eight years, Dave Donnelly has tried over 220 indicted cases including Capital Murder, homicides, threats to kill, aggravated assaults, sexual assaults, distributions of cocaine, heroin and marijuana, assaults on police officers, robbery, burglary, eluding police officers, and threats against public officials.
In addition, Dave Donnelly has reviewed over 1600 cases for early resolution by the Pre-Indictment Court (PIP court) in Freehold Monmouth County. PIP court is designed to dispose of a defendant’s case with the best plea bargain and the least court appearances. Often the defendant’s case is disposed of without the defendant having a criminal conviction. Mr. Donnelly is a graduate of Seton Hall University Law School. Following graduation he clerked for a Superior Court Judge in Essex County