Judge Bonnie Bulla was appointed to the Nevada Court of Appeals in early 2019, becoming only the fourth person to serve on the Court since its creation in 2014.  Judge Bulla previously served as Discovery Commissioner for the Eighth Judicial District Court for 12 years before being appointed to the Court of Appeals. 


This November she is running to retain her seat on the Court of Appeals and complete the balance of her current term.  She is endorsed in this state-wide election by over 40 law enforcement, labor, firefighter, veterans, and community organizations.


Bonnie is a graduate of Arizona State University and ASU College of Law.  She has been a lawyer and resident of Las Vegas for more than 32 years.


Among her honors and achievements, Judge Bulla has earned an “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell; served as president of both the Howard D. McKibben Chapter of the American Inns of Court, and the Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys; and is a 2018 recipient of the Clark County Law Foundation’s Liberty Bell AwardFrom 2016-2018 she was a member of the Nevada Supreme Court committee which revised the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure.  She is a current member of the Board of the American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists—Nevada. 


Bonnie and her husband enjoy golfing and skiing with their friends and appreciate how fortunate they are to live in Nevada where they can participate in these and other outdoor sports for so much of the year.  She is an avid reader of science-fiction and has already published the first two in a planned seven-book series she is writing of teen-oriented fantasy/adventure books.


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