Bonnie J. Rickert was attracted to practicing law because she is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge, writing and analyzing complex legal issues and helping others reach resolution to legal matters. As a practicing attorney, she enjoys helping clients successfully navigate through the often confounding legal system and processes. She prides herself in understanding the application of the law to different fact scenarios that arise in each individual case. Bonnie will be honest and upfront with clients about their case advising them of all possible outcomes, good or bad.
Ms. Rickert graduated 3rd in her law class from Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2001. Her first job was at Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP, where she was a litigation associate. She represented hospitals and physicians in defense of malpractice claims. This perspective has been an asset to her clients as she now focuses on Plaintiffs work in the personal injury area. She guides clients through insurance claims and litigation when necessary. She has negotiated hundreds of cases from whiplash/soft tissue injuries to life-threatening injuries.
Ms. Rickert’s practice also includes family law matters. Since 2009 Bonnie has been a certified family law mediator. Bonnie represents clients in all family law matters including divorce, child custody and child support and adoption. Family law is an emotional area where you need a compassionate yet tough advocate. Bonnie supports her clients through life-changing event while protecting their rights.
Ms. Rickert was born and raised in Northern Kentucky, she has resided in Boone County for the past 21 years and spends her free time with her family and friends, and volunteering with her church and in the community. She was an elected member of the Boone County Board of Education and served in that role from 2007 through 2018. Bonnie is the President of the Board for GO Pantry. This organization provides food to families and children in our area during the weekend and breaks from school. Her first advocacy role is for her children. She is a mother dedicated to being actively engaged in her children’s lives and imparting to them the importance of morals and education
- 2001 – Juris Doctorate – Salmon P. Chase College of Law
- 1996 – Bachelor of Science – Organizational Studies with emphasis in Psychology – Northern Kentucky University
- 1994 – Certification in Radiation Therapy – University of Kentucky Medical Center
- 1992 – Associates Degree in Radiology Technology – Northern Kentucky University
- Commonwealth of Kentucky
- State of Ohio
- United States Federal Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
- United States Federal Court for the Southern District of Ohio
- Family law
- Personal injury
- Will, Living Will and Power of Attorney
- Certified Family law mediator
- Kentucky Bar Association
- Northern Kentucky Bar Association