Jonathan is a native of Western Pennsylvania. Upon high school graduation, Jonathan attended West Virginia University where he studied politics and was a scholarship policy debater on the University’s nationally ranked team. He graduated magna cum laude and was a Top 30 Foundation Outstanding Senior. Jonathan remained at West Virginia University where he attended the College of Law. While in law school, Jonathan focused on health care law and policy, and trial practice qualifying as a semi-finalist in the West Virginia Trial Advocacy Invitational.
After law school, Jonathan remained in West Virginia practicing at one of the largest and oldest law firms in the State. He gained valuable litigation experience focusing his practice in the areas of general civil litigation; oil and gas; complex commercial litigation; and health care litigation.
Jonathan returned home to Pennsylvania joining Meyer Darragh’s Greensburg office. He remains focused on trial practice in the areas of general civil litigation; oil and gas; and complex commercial litigation. He now also focuses on personal injury, family law, criminal law, civil rights and products liability litigation.
Outside of the office, Jonathan enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and rescued dog, Ubu. He is also an avid outdoorsman and cyclist.
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|WV||Authorized to practice law||2005||10/30/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Policy Debate Scholarship||West Virginia University||N/A|
|West Virginia University Foundation Outstanding Senior||West Virginia University||N/A|
|Attorney||Burleson, LLP||2011 - Present|
|Attorney||Meyer, Darragh, Buckler, Bebenek & Eck, PLLC||2008 - 2011|
|Attorney||Robinson & McElwee, PLLC||2005 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Westmoreland County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|West Virginia State Bar||N/A||N/A|
|West Virginia Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|West Virginia University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|West Virginia University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|