Bonnie Badgewick Shappy, Partner
Bonnie Shappy’s practice is focused on litigation in both the civil and administrative fields. She represents and advises clients in all aspects of civil litigation. Her primary clients are defendants, either insurance carriers, policyholders, businesses or employers. She also has a broad general civil practice offering a variety of litigation and transactional services to her clients. She regularly appears in State and Federal Court, as well as before the Vermont Department of Labor.
Bonnie is admitted to the Vermont Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the District of Vermont, and the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
Siena College, B.A., cum laude, 1998
Suffolk University Law School, Juris Doctorate, 2001
Vermont Supreme Court, 2001
United States District Court for the District of Vermont, 2003
New Hampshire Supreme Court, 2006
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Tri-State Defense Lawyers Association
Vermont Bar Association
New Hampshire Bar Association
Vermont Claims Association
The Sterry-Waterman Chapter of American Inns of Court
Public and Community Service
Bonnie is on the Executive Board of the Joan Loring Wing Chapter of the American Inns of Court which promotes professionalism, civility and ethics of the judicial community in the southern and mid-state regions of Vermont. Bonnie is the current Vermont President for the Tri-State Defense Lawyers Association and the state and local chapters of Defense Research Institute. Bonnie has also served as a Windsor County Partner for several years, acting as a mentor and role model for local youth.
Bonnie enjoys outdoor sports such as snowshoeing, hiking, canoeing, gardening and snowboarding. She is an avid runner, both competitive and recreational, competing in at least two marathons and numerous smaller races annually. She also is a certified Spinning® instructor and teaches spinning at a local health club. She lives in Woodstock with her husband, Erik.