Andrea E. Bonina

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

Bonina & Bonina PC
 | 16 Court Street, Suite 1800
Brooklyn, NY 11241-1018
Phone: 888-633-5291
Fax: 718-243-0414
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1992
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Andrea E. Bonina has been a partner in Bonina & Bonina PC since 1995. Ms. Bonina focuses her practice on medical malpractice, personal injury and product liability litigation. She frequently gives lectures on related topics to groups of fellow professionals, including the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association and the Brooklyn Bar Association.

After graduating from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1989, Ms. Bonina went on to attend Brooklyn Law School and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1992. Admitted to practice before all New York state courts, she joined Bonina & Bonina PC after graduation. As a measure of the esteem in which she is held by her fellow professionals, Ms. Bonina has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Bonina is a past president of the Brooklyn Bar Association, where she currently is chair of the Audit Committee. She is also a past president of the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association and is an elected delegate to the New York State Bar Association House of Delegates.

Active in her community, Ms. Bonina founded and served as chair for the Liz Padilla Memorial 5K Run/Walk, a fundraiser for the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project, and is an active participant in the St. Saviour Brownbaggers Homeless Outreach program. She is a past recipient of the Hon. William T. Bellard Award and the President's Award from the Catholic Lawyers Guild Diocese of Brooklyn,and was given the Woman of Valor Award by the Institute of Jewish Humanities. In 2014 the Brooklyn Bar Association gave her their Annual Award, and in 2017 she was one of the inaugural recipients of the Vivian H. Agress Trailblazer Award.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - General (30%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (30%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018

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About Andrea Bonina

Admitted: 1992, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.medlaw1.com/andrea-bonina.asp

Honors/Awards:

  • Annual Award, Brooklyn Bar Association, 2014
  • "Hon. William T. Bellard Award", presented by the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Kings County, May 17, 2007
  • New York Times "Super Lawyers", 2007 - present
  • "AV" rating from Martindale Hubbell
  • "President's Award", presented by the Catholic Lawyers Guild, May 19, 2011
  • "Good Scout Award", presented by the Brooklyn Counsel of Boy Scouts of America, November 12, 2007
  • "Woman of Valor Award", presented by the Institute of Jewish Humanities, June 1, 1997 and on May 14, 2008
  • "Distinguished Service Award", presented by the Brooklyn Bar Association, May 10, 2006

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Brooklyn Bar Association, Audit Committee, Chair
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Academy, Board of Directors, 2006 - 2009
  • Brooklyn Bar Association, President, 2010 - 2011
  • Bay Ridge Lawyers Association, Board of Directors: 1999 - 2009 and President: 2005 - 2006
  • The America Association for Justice
  • Columbian Lawyers Association
  • Catholic Lawyers Guild
  • New York State Bar Association, member, House of Delegates, 2008 - present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Co-Chair, annual fund-raising drive for St. Jude Children's Hospital, 1992 - 2006
  • Founder and Co-Chair, annual Liz Padilla Memorial 5K race to benefit the Brooklyn Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyer Project, 2006 to present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Striking a Balance: Strategies for Success at Work and At Home, Brooklyn Women's Bar Association, 2017
  • Speaker, Practical Tips for Avoiding a Grievance, Brooklyn Bar Association, 2017
  • Speaker, Wrongful Convictions, Nathan R. Sobel American Inn of Courts, 2016
  • Speaker, “Do the Right Thing: Select Issues in Ethics” , Nathan R. Sobel American Inn of Courts, 2015
  • Speaker, “Work/Life Balance”, Brooklyn Women's Bar Association, 2015
  • Speaker , “Do the Right Thing: Select Issues in Ethics”, , Nathan R. Sobel American Inn Of Courts, 2015
  • Speaker, “Everything You Need To Know About Nursing Home Neglect”, Brooklyn Bar Association, 2013
  •  Presented lecture on evaluating, investigating and litigating product liability cases from a plaintiff's perspective. , Speaker, “Evaluating and Litigating Product Liability Cases”, Bay Ridge Lawyers Association, 2012
  • lecturer - Product Liability, Annual Update: Precedents And Statues For Personal Injury Attorneys, NY State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2011
  • "Direct and Cross of a Medical Witness", New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, 1996
  • "Pleadings and Discovery", New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, 1998
  • "Maximizing your Practice with Training and Technology," Bay Ridge Lawyers, 2000
  • "Website Ethics and Marketing for Attorneys", Bay Ridge Lawyers Association, May 2004
  • "Ethics in Advertising", New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, June 2006
  • "Patient's Rights", Brooklyn Bar Association, March 2009
  • "Retainer Statements", Brooklyn Bar Association, January 2011
  • "Starting and Building a Law Practice", Brooklyn Bar Association, September 2011
  • "Evaluating and Litigating Product Liability Cases," Bay Ridge Lawyers Association, January, 2012
  • "The Tort Report", a column published regularly by the Brooklyn Barrister, 2006 - present
  • "Deposition Strategies", published in the New York State Trial Lawyers "Bill of Particulars", 1993

Industry Groups

  • Bay Ridge Lawyers
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Columbian Lawyers Association
  • New York State Academy Of Trial Lawyers
  • New York State Bar
Office Location for Andrea E. Bonina

16 Court Street
Suite 1800
Brooklyn, NY 11241-1018

Phone: 888-633-5291

Fax: 718-243-0414

 

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Last Updated: 1/11/2017

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