Meet Tim Bonner

Tim Bonner’s qualifications and dedication to our community stand alone.

State Representative

    • Our State Representative since 2020
    • Serves on the Health, Commerce, Children and Youth and Human Services Committees

Professional Experience

McNickle & Bonner, LLP

    • Legal counsel to Grove City and Western Pennsylvania residents, businesses and governments
    • Regarded among the legal community as one of the top courtroom litigators in the area
    • Solicitor and Legal Counsel for Mercer County, Grove City, Sandy Lake, Slippery Rock Borough and the Slippery Rock Area School District
    • Solicitor for Mercer County District Attorney’s Office, Mercer County Controller’s Office and the Mercer County Recorder’s Office
    • Legal Counsel for Grove City College and the Grove City Medical Center

Mercer County District Attorney’s Office

    • Served 18 years as a strong prosecutor and Assistant District Attorney
    • Volunteered, without pay, to successfully prosecute tough child abuse cases
    • Lead homicide prosecutor in the office having never lost a homicide case
    • The highest conviction rate in the District Attorney’s Office – over 98%
    • Handled over 2,000 cases and prosecuting every major crime, including rape, robbery, assault, arson, burglary, drug dealing and child abuse

Grove City College

    • Legal counsel to Grove City College
    • Teaches courses on the law, courts, Congress and Presidency

 Community Leadership

    • Elder, East Main Presbyterian Church
    • Board Chairman, Grove City Medical Center – led the merger with Allegheny Health Network which will result in Allegheny Health Network investing $40 million into the Grove City Medical Center and the creation of a $28 million charitable fund for the Grove City, Mercer, Sandy Lake, Harrisville and Slippery Rock communities and residents
    • Board Member, Allegheny Health Network and UPMC
    • Committee Chairman, Disciplinary Board Committee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
    • Grove City Republican Party Chairman and Committeeman
    • Board Member, Grove City United Way, Grove City Chamber of Commerce, Grove City Revitalization Corporation, Grove City Industrial Development Corporation
    • Grove City Little League Manager
    • President of the Mercer County Bar Association
    • Selected as the Grove City Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year 2005 and the Grove City Chamber Business Leader of the Year 2019


    • University of Notre Dame, JD and Law Review
    • Westminster College, BA, Political Science, Magna Cum Laude
    • President of the Student Body
    • President of the Alumni Association