Santa Ana Shareholder Bonnie Lutz Elected as Chair of the ABA TIPS Animal Law Committee

SANTA ANA – Klinedinst is pleased to announce that Santa Ana shareholder Bonnie Lutz has been elected Chair of the American Bar Association’s TIPS (Tort, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section) Animal Law Committee. Ms. Lutz was sworn in today as Chair-Elect for the 2014-2015 term on Friday, August 8th at the ABA’s Annual Meeting in Boston. She will assume her role as Chair of the committee one year later (2015-2016 term), followed by her role as Past-Chair the following year.

Ms. Lutz has been a long-time defender of veterinarians in litigation and administrative actions in addition to providing general counsel services for humane societies throughout California. Bonnie also assists other animal rescue organizations and occasionally defends owner in dangerous dog hearings. Due to her unique practice areas, she has extensive knowledge of the California Veterinary Medicine Practice Act and the laws which regulate humane societies.

“We are very proud of Bonnie and her new role as chair of the Animal Law Committee,” stated John Klinedinst, Founder and CEO of Klinedinst PC. “She is incredibly passionate about her work, and has carved such a unique practice for herself in this field. Her experience and community work make her a go-to attorney in the animal law field, and we know she will do an outstanding job leading this respected ABA committee.”

Klinedinst PC congratulates Ms. Lutz on being elected Chair of the ABA TIPS Animal Law Committee. For more information on Ms. Lutz, visit:

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