Drinkwater Law Offices

Drinkwater Law Offices was founded in July 2002. The firm prides itself in servicing its valued clients through personal customer service and straight-forward communication. We have the business and legal experience necessary to provide our clients with prompt, efficient and cost-effective service in even the most complicated matters. We also tailor our approach so as to address the practical goals and concerns of our clients, generally finding the fastest and least expensive resolution to a problem.

We offer a wide range of legal and business services to our diverse client base. Whether you are an individual with innovative ideas, a medium sized business with growing pains or a large corporation, we welcome the opportunity to assist you with your legal needs.

We employ skilled legal assistants and use state-of-the-art technology to serve our clients.

Bonnie Drinkwater, Esq.

Bonnie was a partner at one of Reno’s largest law firms prior to becoming a small business owner herself. She holds dual degrees (cum laude) in Finance and International Management from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and a law degree (cum laude) from the University of Notre Dame. She was admitted into the Nevada Bar in 1994 and the Pennsylvania Bar in 1995.

Bonnie is an active member of the community. Her activities range from supporting several local charter schools to assisting victims of domestic violence and improving the quality of life in our community. She has received several awards for her volunteerism including an award from the Washoe County Bar Association for exceptional pro bono efforts. She welcomes the opportunity to educate others in her areas of practice through speaking engagements, training sessions and writing articles.

Bonnie is a member of the Intellectual Property and Business Law Sections of the American Bar Association; the State Bar of Nevada; and the Washoe County Bar Association.

Bonnie serves as the Chair of the Nevada Small Business Development Center Board of Advisors.


Kerry Eaton, CPA, Esq.

Kerry was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and grew up in Reno, Nevada. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. Before joining the firm, Kerry worked as a CPA with Arthur Andersen LLP. Her practice with Arthur Andersen LLP focused on audit and attest services with a large variety of companies. She then attended the College of William & Mary School of Law, graduating in 2005. Kerry was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 2005.

Kerry’s practice focuses in the areas of business transactional work and intellectual property law, including business formations, acquisitions and sales, contracting and trademark acquisition and protection.

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