Attorneys

Bonnie Drinkwater, Esq

Bonnie Drinkwater

Area of Practice:

  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
  • Copyright Law
  • Employment Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Medical/Legal Issue

Bonnie was a partner at one of Reno’s largest law firms prior to becoming a small business owner and serial entrepreneur herself. She practices in the areas of business and corporate law, employment law, and intellectual property law, and her firm prides itself in servicing its clients with excellent customer service and straight-forward communication. Drinkwater Eaton Law Offices’ attorneys and staff endeavor to provide clients with prompt, efficient and cost-effective service in even the most complicated matters. They also tailor their approach to address the practical goals and concerns of clients and finding the fastest and least expensive resolution to a problem.

Bonnie, a native Nevadan, is an active member of the community. Her activities range from supporting The Food Bank, The United Way, and Safe Kids Washoe County to chairing the Advisory Board for the Nevada Small Business Development Center and being an Associate for the UNR College of Business. 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.

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 and 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.

Kerry Eaton, CPA, Esq.

Kerry Kolvet

Area of Practice:

  • Incorporation
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Business Acquisitions and Sales
  • Real Estate Leases
  • Trademark Acquisition and Protection
  • Non-Profit/Tax-Exempt Entities

Kerry has helped many businesses retain and secure their intellectual property, has overseen successful acquisition, sales and mergers of businesses and worked closely with businesses to ensure successful business practices.

Kerry also works with non-profit businesses to obtain non-profit status, implement necessary corporate governance rules and obtain tax-exempt status with the IRS.
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. Kerry’s experience provides unique insight to her practice.

When she is not assisting clients with their legal needs, Kerry volunteers her time to local non-profits, as well as volunteers as a coach with a local high school track team.

Kerry graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. She attended the College of William & Mary School of Law where she obtained her Juris Doctor.