Bonni S. Jensen

Bonni S. Jensen


Bonni S. Jensen is a partner with Klausner, Kaufman, Jensen & Levinson.  Since 1990, Ms. Jensen has specialized in, and served as general counsel to, municipal pension funds.  Her entire law career has been devoted to Florida’s municipal pension funds and their participants and beneficiaries.

Bonni Jensen has had extensive experience in pension and employee benefits law and related local, state and federal law.  She has experience with drafting plans at all levels of government, from special districts to state legislative action.  She has been involved in resolving many participant benefit questions from disabilities to domestic relations orders.  She has been a speaker at the FPPTA and the annual State of Florida Police and Firefighter Pension Conferences and Trustee Schools on a wide variety of topics, including DROP plans, fiduciary responsibility, 457 plans, the role of collective bargaining in pension issues, pension plan administration, meeting preparation, Sunshine Law and ethics and financial disclosure laws.  She has also regularly attends conferences and seminars related to pension fund topics, such as National Association of Public Pension Attorneys annual conference; controlling disability costs in the public sector; tax issues; pension obligation bonds; securities law; and Guns and Hoses conferences. These conferences and the networking opportunities keep her aware of new and emerging matters in the governmental pension field.

Ms. Jensen is admitted to the Florida Bar, the Wisconsin Bar and is also admitted to practice before several federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Ms. Jensen graduated from Stetson University receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology.  She received her Juris Doctorate from Nova University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and served as a senior staff member of the Nova Law Review.

Bonni is an associate member of the Florida Public Pension Trustees Association and a member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys.  She currently serves as pro bono counsel to the Parkland 17 Memorial Foundation, a charitable organization building a memorial to honor the lives lost in the horrific events in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018.

Bonni has been married to Steve since 1984 and they have two children, James and Sarah.

  • Listed as Top Pension Attorney in Pension Law by the South Florida Legal Guide, annually since 2005
  • Chair, West Palm Beach Golf Advisory Committee
  • Chair, School Advisory Committee, John I. Leonard High School, Greenacres, Florida
  • Member, Board of Directors, Palm Beach Habilitation Center


  • Stetson University, B.A., Sociology, 1984
  • Nova University, J.D., 1990, Magna Cum Laude, Senior Staff Member, Nova Law Review


  • Florida, 1990
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Associate Member, Florida Public Pension Trustees Association
  • Member, National Association of Public Pension Attorneys

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