Kelly E. O'Donnell, JCD

Canon Lawyer

EDUCATION

Doctorate in Law

Graduated Magna Cum Laude at the Pontifical Ateneo Antonianum, Rome

Dissertation Topic: Alienation of Temporal Goods in the Codification of the Legislation of the Church

Licentiate in Canon Law

Graduated Magna Cum Laude at the Pontifical Ateneo Antonianum, Rome

Dissertation Topic: Alienation of Temporal Goods

Latin Letter Program

Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome.

Masters of Arts, International Affairs

California State University, Sacramento, CA

Thesis Topic: Spain: Formation of a New Democratic Government and Changes in the Economy

Bachelors of Arts, Spanish; Minor in History

San Diego State University

University of Madrid, Spain

Through the California State University and University International Programs

World Campus Afloat (Currently called Semester at Sea)

Chapman College; Orange, CA.

Studied in Peru, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Senegal, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, Spain, and Italy.

EXPERIENCE

Kelly E. O'Donnell, JCD has served the following canonical appointments throughout the US, foreign countries, Roman Tribunals, and Dicasteries:

Advocate

Judge

Promoter of Justice

Defender of the Bond

Assessor

Dr. O'Donnell defends her dissertation at the Antonianum in Rome
Dr. O'Donnell defends her dissertation
at the Antonianum in Rome