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We have a proven reputation of providing quality legal representation to our clients in the state and federal court systems, with expertise in Business Formation and Transactions, Land Use, Environmental Law, Development and Sales Transactions, Corporations, Employment Law, General Civil and Trial Practice, Civil Rights, Public Entity Defense, Personal Injury, Insurance Defense, Administrative Law, Municipal Law,  Contract Disputes, Probate and Trust Administration, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Condemnation, Commercial Litigation and Appellate Practice to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Practice areas


  1. Business: 30%
    34 years, 700 cases
  2. Government: 15%
    27 years, 500 cases
  3. Litigation: 10%
    34 years, 3.5 thousand cases
  4. Environmental and Natural Resources: 10%
    34 years, 10 cases
  5. Other: 35%
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  • Jonathan H Levy

    I endorse this lawyer. Dohn Henion's experience is wide ranging and he is known for being an effective advocate of professionalism in public administration.


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Po Box 886
Crescent City, CA, 95531


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Honored ProfessionalWho's Who in Executives and Professionals1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Sole PractitionerHenion Law Firm2011 - Present
County CounselCounty of Del Norte2006 - Present
City Attorney/ProsecutorCity of Yreka2012 - 2014
General CounselBertsch Ocean View CSD2003 - 2006
General CounselCrescent City Harbor District2003 - 2006
Geneal CounselDel Norte Solid Waste Management Authority2000 - 2006
Prosecutor, Hoppa Valley Indian ReservationUS Dept of Interior, BIA2000 - 2008
General CounselSmith River Comm Srvc Dist2000 - 2006
City Attorney/ProsecutorCity of Crescent City, California1989 - 2003
Contract Public DefenderCounty of Del Norte1982 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Defense CounselN/A2007 - Present
California District Attorneys AssociationFormer Member1997 - 2003
United States Supreme Court BarAdmitted1989 - Present
Board of Trustees, Del Norte Law LibraryChairman1983 - Present
Chamber of CommerceBoard Member1982 - 1984
Rural Human ServicesFormer Chair1982 - 1987
California Trial Lawyers AssociationFormer Member1981 - 1986
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mattz v. Superior Ct. 46 Cal.3d 355Seminal case on indian jurisdictional law
Del Norte v. Crescent City 71 CA 4th 965CSD dissolved and election set aside
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Humphreys College of Law at StocktonN/AJD - Juris Doctor1980
California State University, StanislausBiologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Call America 2009How to Interest Your County Counsel in Federal Coordination2009
CA Blue Ribbon Comm on Children in Foster CareCounty Counsel's Role in the Juvenile Dependency System2009
Annual OrientationOrientation of Grand Jurors2009
Call America 2008Local govt coordination with federal agencies2008
Annual OrientationOrientation of Harbor Commissioners2005