A Victims’ Rights Firm

Donelan Law fights for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and online harassment.  There is no single path to justice after a person is abused.  At Donelan Law, we will listen to you, discuss all your legal options, and fight for you.

Sarah M. Donelan


Sarah has been fighting for victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence for over a decade.  Prior to opening her own law firm, Sarah was a Senior Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Greene County. She prosecuted child physical abuse and sexual abuse, sexual assaults, rapes, elder abuse, and domestic violence cases.

Before joining the prosecutor’s office, Sarah was the managing attorney for the Domestic Violence Unit at Legal Services of Southern Missouri, where she assisted victims of domestic violence in a variety of areas including orders of protection, family law, and immigration.

Sarah began her legal career clerking for the Honorable William W. Francis, Jr. at the Missouri Southern District Court of Appeals.  During law school, Sarah completed internships with the United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking in Thailand and with the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Before entering law, Sarah served in the United States Peace Corps in Timor-Leste.

Sarah has extensive training in the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence.  She is trained in the Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview (FETI) methodology and the Child First Forensic Interview Protocol.  Sarah is frequently requested to present on legal topics including orders of protection, domestic violence, and jury instructions.

Sarah graduated from Washington University in Saint Louis with her Juris Doctor and Master of Social Work.  She received her Bachelor of Arts from Trinity University in San Antonio.
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Erica Fulbright

Office Manager & Paralegal

Erica brings over a decade of experience working with survivors of domestic violence. She began her career as a shelter advocate for Harmony House, where she had a variety of tasks but most importantly connected with residents. Erica answered calls from the National Domestic Violence Hotline and assisted with everyday living tasks of residents and their children. From there, Erica worked as a Legal Clerk for the Springfield Regional Prosecutor’s Child Support Office, before being promoted to a Paternity and UIFSA Legal Technician. Erica was also part of the strategic planning for the Greene County Family Justice Center. Erica worked for Ozark Public Schools as the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent and School Board Secretary prior to Donelan Law, LLC.

Erica has her Master’s in Legal Studies from Arizona State University, with an emphasis in conflict resolution. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Drury University.

Erica has ample knowledge and training in trauma-informed care, domestic and sexual assault, and client-based services. Her attention to detail will make each case stand on their own and your voice heard

At Donelan Law, we will listen to you, discuss all your legal options, and fight for you.