Bonnie Fay joined Dawson | Orr’s complex and high exposure trial team in 2015. She has over 17 years of experience in various aspects of law including medical malpractice, personal injury, premises liability, insurance bad faith, insurance defense, and complex commercial and civil litigation, with substantial experience in civil jury trials. Her legal experience includes work in both plaintiff and defense cases.
Ms. Fay’s extensive experience, team focus, technical and strategical skills enrich the Firm’s litigation teams through all aspects of a case including large-scale document production, pre-trial preparation and in-courtroom trial support.
Bonnie is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA), the leading paralegal association in the U.S., through which she has obtained her Advanced Certification in the areas of Trial Practice, Discovery, Automobile Accidents, Entity Medical Liability, Intentional Torts, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Worker’s Compensation and Wrongful Death. She is also a Florida Registered Paralegal and certified Guardian ad Litem for the Fourth Judicial Circuit.
Bonnie served in the U.S. Army military police, worked in civilian law enforcement as a 911 dispatcher and hostage negotiator and was a member of her municipal Emergency Management Team. During her civilian employment with the City of Juneau, Alaska she developed and implemented a bureau wide project in liaison with the city attorney’s office to verify and execute hundreds of arrest warrants dating back 30 years. This project led to the location and arrest of many violent criminals. She was awarded the City of Juneau Manager’s Award for her successful efforts on this project.
Born and raised in Alaska, what Bonnie appreciates most about Florida is air conditioning. In the cooler months she also enjoys metal detecting on Florida’s many beaches.
Based in Jacksonville, Florida the attorneys at Orr | Cook draw upon over 100 years of combined legal experience to serve clients throughout Florida and across the country.