Colin E. Bonus

Colin Bonus graduated from the University of Dayton where he earned a B.A. degree in Communication Arts. He obtained a J. D. from the University of Dayton School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in the State of New Jersey and United States District Court – New Jersey. Mr. Bonus focuses his practice on criminal defense and drunk driving matters. In fact, Mr. Bonus is Alcotest Certified and is among approximately 50 NJ lawyers certified in operation and maintenance of the Drager Alcotest 7110, the instrument used to test breath samples for blood alcohol content (“BAC”) in NJ. Mr. Bonus is also certified as an instructor in Standardized Field Sobriety Certified. These tests are used to establish both probable cause to arrest and also prove a driving while intoxicated (DWI) case where there is no scientific evidence of blood alcohol content (e.g. Alcotest readings or blood sample readings). He is among less than ten in New Jersey that possess this credential. Colin is one of approximately five statewide who are dual certified as as an instructor in Field Testing by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and on the Alcotest.


Areas of Practice

  • DWI Exclusively (100%)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • National College for DUI Defense (Member)
  • Ten Leaders in DWI Defense (New Jersey)
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New Jersey by National Trial Lawyers Association


  • University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
  • University of Dayton
    Major: Communication Arts