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Recent Community activities by Jonathan M. Smith include: Participation in the Jacksonville Bar Association, Member of the Cummer Musuem Art & Gardens, Active Member in First United Methodist Church of Jacksonville, Member of the Board for Jacksonville Downtown Council Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Board for Family Promise of Jacksonville, Supporter of the Jacksonville Symphony 


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Practice areas


  1. Business: 50%
    14 years
  2. Litigation: 40%
    14 years
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    14 years



Hourly ($225-350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

9 total 

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    I endorse Mr. Smith. As a young attorney, Mr. Smith showed me the ropes while I was working for the Jacksonville Bar Association. As you can see here, he has an excellent reputation around town. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a zealous, professional and honest advocate.


    Zachary Alfant Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Yekaterina Mesic

    Jonathan is an exceptional attorney. He is professional and very knowledgeable in business law.


    Yekaterina Mesic DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Duss Kenney Safer Hampton & Joos, P.A.

4348 Southpoint Blvd.
Suite 101
Jacksonville, FL, 32216


FLMember in Good Standing200109/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Northeast Florida's Top Lawyers904 Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Attorneys Magazine2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDuss Kenney Safer Hampton & Joos, P.A.2013 - Present
AttorneyNaugle & Smith, P.L.2008 - Present
Associate AttorneyFord, Bowlus, Duss, Morgan, Kenney, Safer & Hampton, PA2004 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Downtown Council of Jacksonville Chamber of CommercePresident2012 - Present
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce - Downtown CouncilVice President2011 - 2011
Jacksonville Chamber of CommerceMember2008 - Present
Florida Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law SectionMember2002 - Present
Florida Bar Association, Tax SectionMember2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Morris v. OsteenRuling in favor of clients
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2002
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
New College of FloridaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced LLCs, LLPs, and PartnershipsAdvanced LLCs, LLPs, and Partnerships2008