Bonnie L. Moore

Senior Associate

Bonnie Moore concentrates her practice in the areas of trusts & estates, probate, contracts and estate planning.

Bonnie graduated from UCLA Law School in 1984 in the top ten of her graduating class and as a member of the Order of the Coif and an Associate Editor of U.C.L.A. Law Review. Her first year after graduation from law school, she was a law clerk on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for the Honorable Warren J. Ferguson. She has worked as an estate planning, probate and trusts attorney in New York City, New York, San Diego, California and now for twenty years in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is admitted to practice before the District of Hawaii, the Central District of California, the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Her undergraduate degree is in Mathematics from USC and she has California teaching credentials.

Besides working as an attorney, Ms. Moore composes songs, leads Bible studies, has a weekly TV show called “Good News for You,” dances ballet, runs a non-profit and participates in prison ministry.

Associations & Memberships

California State Bar Association
Hawaii State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association


Hawaii State Bar (1998)
California State Bar (1990)
New York State Bar (1985)
United States District Court for the Districts of Hawaii
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
United States District Courts for the Central District of California
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


J.D., (1984) University of California Los Angeles Law School, cum laude
Bachelor of Arts (1979) in Mathematics, University of Southern California

Awards & Recognition

Order of the Coif and an Associate Editor of U.C.L.A. Law Review
Author of Federal Jurisdiction and the Domestic Relations Exception: A Search for Paramaters, 31 UCLA Law Review 843 (1984); and Parratt, Liberty, and the Devolution of Due Process: A Time for Reflection, 13 Western State University Law Review 201 (1985).