Board of Governors: David Lee Bonner
David Lee Bonner is an assistant state attorney with the State Attorney’s office in Cook County, Chicago, and works in the criminal and civil litigation divisions. He also serves as a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Army Reserve and is on the Wisconsin Diversity and Inclusion Oversight Committee, a committee which seeks to foster a diverse State Bar and a legal profession that is conscious of differences in our society.
Before joining the Cook County office, Bonner served as an assistant attorney general with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office where he served in the Civil Trails and Prosecutions unit that litigates cases dealing with personal injury, property damage, collection and labor law. Prior to that appointment, he clerked for the Chicago Corporation Counsel in the Bureau of License Enforcement and served as the Director of Field Operations in Illinois’ Tenth Congressional District. Bonner is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and Illinois.
Bonner graduated cum laude from Truman in 2007 and earned his juris doctor in 2010 from the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison.
Bonner was appointed in January 2013.