Mark J. Donatelli, Attorney at Law

Professional Profile

Admitted to Practice in Ohio (1979);  United States Federal District Court, Southern District of Ohio, (1980); United States Tax Court (1980).

General legal practice, with an emphasis in the following areas: 

  • Domestic relations and family law
  • Child custody, support and visitation
  • Juvenile custody, support and visitation
  • Criminal defense, including serious felonies, misdemeanors, traffic cases
  • Matters involving juvenile delinquency and dependency matters
  • General civil litigation including matters involving real estate,
    construction litigation
  • Eviction
  • Collection
  • Personal injury; wrongful death actions
  • Insurance subrogation
  • Wills, trusts, estates and estate planning


Professional Legal Experience

2000-Present: Private Practice with emphasis in the above listed types of legal matters.

1995-2000 Magistrate, Greene county Common Pleas CourtDomesticRelations Division:
Responsible for daily court docket of domestic relations and family cases, including child custody cases.

1991-1995 Xenia City Solicitor, Xenia, Ohio:
Law Director for the City of Xenia, Ohio, providing all general legal services to the City commission and departments; supervision of Prosecutor and staff; drafting of all ordinances and resolutions; supervision of all litigation.

1981-1991 Xenia City Prosecutor, Xenia, Ohio:
Prosecution of all criminal and traffic misdemeanors in the City of Xenia and surrounding communities, including Jamestown and Yellow Springs

1979 – 1981 Joseph Litvin Co., LPA:
General practice, civil and criminal, with concentration in construction law. 




1979, J. D., University of Dayton, School of Law, Dayton, Ohio:
1976 Bachelor of Arts, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio


Civil Involvement

Member, Greene County Board of Building Appeals.


Teaching Experience

2003 – Present, National Business Institute:  Instruction of  attorneys on matters involving divorce, dissolution, child custody and related topics in family law.   Instruction includes the preparation of written materials, including: 

(2003)  Spousal Support

(2005)  Marital Separation Agreements.   Exploring Custody, Visitation and Support

(2006)  Ethical Consideration in Divorce Litigation.  Psychological Evaluations.

1988-1991, Adjunct Professor, Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio

1980-1988, Adjunct professor, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio   


Professional Affiliations

Member, Ohio State Bar Association; Family Law Subcommittee

Member, Greene County, Ohio Bar Association


Donatelli Law, LLC

Mark Donatelli
Attorney at Law
77 W. Main Street
Xenia, Ohio 45385