YEMI ADEGBONMIRE

Corporate Secretary and General Counsel

The Bail Project, Inc.

Yemi Adegbonmire is an attorney with many talents. This Baltimore native, who is also Nigerian, spent time in Washington, DC working in Public Health before getting her law degree from Wake Forest School of Law. She wanted to help the underserved and worked as a public health analyst in the Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of Primary Health Care. After graduating from law school and practicing IP and entertainment law for over 12 years, she recently returned to helping the underserved early this year.

Adegbonmire is currently serving as general counsel for The Bail Project, a national nonprofit that covers bail for people in need through a national revolving bail fund. Through their work The Bail Project helps reunite families and restore the presumption of innocence. Bail is returned at the end of the case, so donating to the organization can be recycled and reused to pay bail two to three times per year.

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