Bobbi Madonna was born in Peoria, Illinois and raised in Middletown, Ohio. Ms. Madonna graduated magna cum laude from Miami University with a degree in Speech Communications. She then attended the University of Cincinnati College of Law where she received an Ohio Innocence Project Fellowship as well as served on the Moot Court Honor Panel.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Madonna became her law school’s first former Innocence Project fellow to obtain employment as a staff attorney for the Innocence Project of Florida. During her time at the Innocence Project of Florida, she worked to free wrongfully incarcerated individuals from prison based on DNA evidence. Following her tenure at the Innocence Project of Florida, she worked as a public defender in both Hillsborough and Pinellas County and as a private criminal defense attorney at the prestigious Tampa-based Todd Foster Law Group.
Subsequently, Ms. Madonna worked as in-house counsel for Allstate Insurance Company where she defended Allstate itself as well as their insureds in all phases of litigation. She also worked as an attorney for Allstate’s elite Special Investigative Unit where she investigated fraudulent insurance claims made by individuals as well as by medical care providers.
Ms. Madonna now uses her litigation skills and knowledge to zealously represent individuals injured as result of other’s negligence in her personal injury department. Her personal injury team consists of not only her, but also two seasoned staff members with over 50 years of combined personal injury experience. As a natural team player, she also continues to use her obtained legal skills to support the criminal defense department. She joined the law firm in 2019. She became the managing partner in 2021 when former-owner Chip Mander entrusted her to guide the firm into the future. The firm’s name changed from Mander Law Group to Madonna Law Group officially in 2022 upon Mr. Mander’s formal retirement.