Patrick Donahue


Pat Donahue has over 20 years of experience representing Social Security claimants throughout the United States at all administrative levels. Pat is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives and is an accomplished author and speaker on Social Security, veterans’ benefits and elder law. He is the chair of the Kansas Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee, is a former chair of the Elder Law Committee and was a recipient of the KBA Outstanding Service Award. Pat has served as a board member for the Kansas Coalition on Aging, the Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging and the Topeka Downtown Rotary Club. He is a past president and vice president of the Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, past president of the LZ Russell Association and a past chair of the City of Lawrence Arts Commission. Pat was a recipient of the Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award and is currently serving as a district committee member. A Vietnam veteran, Pat was a captain in the United States Marine Corps.



  • Supreme Court of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court