Judge Bonnie A. Bulla was selected to serve the unexpired term of Justice Abbi Silver who was elected to the Nevada Supreme Court in November 2018.
Judge Bulla was appointed Discovery Commissioner for Clark County’s Eighth Judicial District Court in January 2007. She served as Discovery Commissioner until her Feb. 13 appointment by Governor Steve Sisolak to the Court of Appeals.
She graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor of science degree in economics from Arizona State University in 1984. She received her juris doctorate degree from Arizona State University in 1987. Judge Bulla is a past president of the Howard D. McKibben Chapter of the American Inns of Court. She has been a member of the Nevada Bar since 1987.
Judge Bulla is a past president of the Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys, past Assembly Speaker of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (1997-1998), and a 2018 recipient of the Clark County Law Foundation Liberty Bell Award.