Bonnie S. Lent-Davis
Grand Rapids, MI
Raised in the small village of Brooklyn, Michigan, Bonnie experienced the warmth of a close community in the Irish Hills of Michigan. From there Bonnie became a first-generation college student and graduated in 1989 from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, studying English-Technical Writing and Political Science. After visiting Grand Rapids with college friends, Bonnie made the decision to leave the small village of Brooklyn and move to the vibrant city of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Bonnie began working in the legal community after college graduation which ignited her passion to help people and advocate for causes. Bonnie attended law school and graduated in 1992 from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
After practicing law in the Grand Rapids area, Bonnie returned to her local community of Lowell, Michigan, just southeast of Grand Rapids, in 2007 to serve the legal needs of the community members and to give back. With a legal career spanning over 20 years, Bonnie has extensive experience assisting individuals and businesses with a variety of legal matters.
As the housing crisis hit West Michigan in 2008, Bonnie was able to assist homeowners save their homes utilizing bankruptcy as a tool and navigate the rough waters of the recession. Bonnie is passionate about financial literacy and equipping clients with knowledge to make informed decisions. Many times, financial distress can paralyze individuals and Bonnie provides a supportive, compassionate approach to discussing finances. Her strategic approach, and step-thinking, provides clients with an easy-to-follow road map to move from point A to point Z in resolving legal issues or to successfully launch a business.
When Bonnie is not in the office, she is regularly giving back to her community through volunteer opportunities as a mentor for local students through Kids Hope USA, loving on dogs at Mackenzie’s Animal Sanctuary and providing care through ministries at her church. Bonnie is a founding member of the non-profit, Construct Lowell Area Youth (“CLAY”) which provides mentoring and programs to equip students, especially those at risk, with the tools necessary to be successful after graduation.
Bonnie and her husband, Scott, live in the farming community of Alto, Michigan with their two college-aged sons, Skyler and Cortland, and their dogs. Bonnie enjoys entertaining, gardening, canning, loving on rescue dogs and all things creative.