Mark G. Bonino serves on the council as one of four attorney members appointed by the State Bar Board of Trustees. Mr. Bonino has more than 30 years of practice handling appellate law and insurance coverage. He has handled more than 500 appeals to completion and argued a number of cases in the California Supreme Court and the State and Federal Courts of Appeal. Mr. Bonino graduated from the University of California at Davis in 1973 and graduated cum laude from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 1976. He is the Past-President of the Association of Defense Counsel for Northern California and Nevada, and he also served as the California State Representative for the DRI (Defense Research Institute), a national trade organization for defense attorneys and in-house counsel.