J.D., Southwestern Law School
M.A., The George Washington University
B.A., cum laude, The George Washington University
Bernadette Bolan is a civil litigator with experience representing clients in state and federal court in diverse matters including contract, intellectual property, entertainment, fraud, corporate, homeowners association, and false advertising disputes. She is experienced in trademark registration and enforcement, and is among the most experienced PACE-financing litigators in the country. Bernadette’s practice also focuses on judgment enforcement and representing clients in appellate proceedings.
Bernadette’s pro bono work includes assisting members in underserved communities with completing deferred action for early childhood arrival (DACA) applications, assisting low income residents at senior living health care facilities with drafting wills and advanced healthcare directives, and obtaining temporary restraining orders for victims of domestic violence.
Bernadette received a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology and Archaeology, and a Master’s Degree in Anthropology from The George Washington University. She received her Juris Doctorate from Southwestern Law School’s two year SCALE program, where she participated as both an oralist and brief writer on the Moot Court team and wrote an amicus brief accepted by the Supreme Court of the United States in Ohio v. Clark.