Jack is a Colorado Springs, Colorado native. He graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Natural Resource Management and then obtained his Juris Doctor in 1987 from the University of Oregon. Jack was admitted to the Colorado State Bar that same year and began specializing in civil litigation. Jack is the Principal of Donley Law PC where his practice focuses on civil litigation. The majority of his civil litigation practice is in the areas of personal injury, insurance, business, real estate trust and probate. He also provides mediation and arbitration services.
Jack is licensed to practice in the State of Colorado and to practice in Federal Court. He is a member of the El Paso County and Colorado Bar Associations.
Jack has lectured on civil litigation and insurance topics and for the Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training (COBALT) and is a graduate of the NETA Trial Advocacy course. He is Board Certified in Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Jack has been very active both professionally and civically. Among others, he has served on several boards including the El Paso County Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, COBALT, the Visiting Nurses Association, Committed to Freedom, the First Presbyterian Church of Colorado Springs, the Palmer Land Trust and the Rotary Club of Colorado Springs. He was in the inaugural class of COBALT and his leadership roles have included acting as the Chair and then co-Chair of the Southern Colorado Mock Trial Competition from 1989 – 2001, serving for two years as the Chair of the First Presbyterian Church of Colorado Springs’ multi-million dollar stewardship campaign, serving as President of the El Paso County Bar Association, the Vice President of the Colorado Bar Association and the President of the Rotary Club of Colorado Springs. Currently he provides legal and leadership services to the Colorado Springs Amateur Hockey Association (The Jr. Tigers and Pikes Peak Miners). During his involvement, he has assisted it in partnering with USA Hockey to become a national class youth hockey club and oversaw the merger with the Colorado Springs Sled Hockey Association.