Jonathan Neal Portner

Jonathan Neal Portner

Personal Injury Lawyer
Columbia, MD




This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.


English , Spanish , Korean , Cantonese , Mandarin , Vietnamese

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About Me

Mr. Portner is a member of the National Top 100 Trial Lawyers.  Time Magazine in fact, recently recognized his achievements.  Mr. Portner has been an attorney licensed to practice in Maryland and Washington, D.C. since 1988. He represents clients in matters of personal injury, including motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, and criminal defense.  Recently, he was...

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Payment Types

Check, Credit Card


Contingent (25%-40%), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Automobile Accident Attorney in Howard County Maryland

Posted by: Stuart over 2 years ago.

Jonathan Portner represented me for an automobile accident case. He was very knowledgeable about the courts, the legal process, and my options. He...

An incredible experience with John Portner

Posted by: Debbie over 2 years ago.

My daughter had been arrested twice in one weekend for underage drinking at the University of Virginia. Laws are very different there then what we...
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Showing 2 of 24 peer endorsements

John M O'Brien
John O'Brien

Sacramento, CA

9 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

A truly excellent attorney well respected in the legal community. I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and...
Michelle Ying Chiu Jiang
Michelle Jiang
12 months ago

Relationship: Worked for lawyer

I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Portner is an aggressive litigator who always brings his passion for winning into the court room. What makes Mr. Portner...
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1989 License Status: Active for the state of Dist. of Columbia.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/19/2014

1 Citation found

In 2007 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Maryland.

Citation type: Reprimand

Reprimand means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State warns the lawyer in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

Jonathan’s comment:

In 2007 a couple sought my representation. Both had participated in a home break-in. There was no dispute they committed the crime. They were told to obtain separate counsel. For financial reasons... more

Work Experience

Showing 1 of 3 job entries
1993 – present

Portner & Shure, P.A.


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1988 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Baltimore School of Law


Showing 1 of 16 awards

2014 Member

Best Attorneys of America


Showing 1 of 13 association entries

2011- present Lifetime Member

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

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Showing 2 of 12 publications

2014 $1M Settlement for Motorcycle Rider Hit by Truck that Ran Red Light

The National Trial Lawyers

2014 Personal Injury Lawyers Celebrate the Chinese American Chamber of Commerce


Speaking Engagements

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2013 Deportation Issues in your Howard County, MD Criminal Case

at Howard County Lecture Series, Part I

2013 Issues That Affect Chinese Accident Victims

at Calvery Chinese Community Church

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