Bonnie has been practicing law since 1997 as a trial lawyer. She represents clients on a multitude of cases including legal and professional malpractice, trust and estate litigation, complex commercial litigation and insurance coverage disputes. She has helped families pursue claims against nursing homes and assisted living facilities to hold them accountable.


Bonnie currently serves as a board member of the Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association and has been an international representative for AFS Intercultural Programs - a nonprofit organization for cultural exchange. Bonnie is a national speaker on attorney legal malpractice and ethics, and she frequently presents at Continuing Legal Education seminars for attorneys for the Oregon State Bar, Multnomah Bar Association, the National Business Institute and many other organizations.


In 2016, The Multnomah Bar Association selected Bonnie as the recipient of its highest honor — the Professionalism Award. Bonnie has been selected for years as one of Oregon’s Super Lawyers®, where she is listed in the top 25 women lawyers in Oregon. In 2011, Bonnie received the Portland Business Journal award recognition for Forty Under 40 and in 2020, received the Portland Business Journal award recognition for Women of Influence. In 2009, Bonnie received the prestigious Multnomah Bar Association Pro Bono Award of Merit, recognizing her for exceptional legal services. Her commitment to justice was also acknowledged by the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association which featured Bonnie in the article "Making a Difference: Justice for Those in Need.”


  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee

  • Member, Oregon Law Commission Probate Modernization Work Group

  • Multnomah Bar Association Professionalism Subcommittee on Professionalism Statement

  • Board Member, Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association (Past Co-Chair, Advocacy Committee)

  • Oregon Judicial Diversity Coalition

  • Oregon State Bar Rules of Professional Conduct 8.4 Drafting Committee

  • Arbitrator, Oregon State Bar Fee Arbitration Program

  • Member, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association

  • Member, Federal Bar Association

  • Member, Oregon Women Lawyers

  • Member, Trial Law Institute

  • Member, Diversity Law Institute

  • Barrister, Order of Veritas

  • Past President, Multnomah Bar Foundation

  • Past Board Director, Officer, Multnomah Bar Association (Executive Committee, Diversity Committee and Past Chair, CLE Committee)

  • Past Member, Legal Ethics Committee, Oregon State Bar

  • Past Chair, AFS Intercultural Programs, Columbia Pacific Area Team

  • Past Board Director, Dress for Success of Oregon


  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, the Trial Lawyer Honorary Society

  • Top 25 Women Oregon SuperLawyers®

  • Top 50 Oregon SuperLawyers®

  • 2016 Professionalism Award Multnomah Bar Association

  • SuperLawyer® Professional Liability, Estate & Trust Litigation

  • 2016 Oregon State Bar Honorable John v. Acosta Professionalism Award

  • 2020 Portland Business Journal's Women of Influence Award Honoree


  • Oregon

  • U.S. District Court for District of Oregon

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • J.D. University of Oklahoma College of Law

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