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About me

I take an active role in resolving client issues and cases while maintaining personal and
productive relationships. I find inspiration from my desire to "make the
world a better place." Prior to practicing law I earned a
Master's degree in Public Administration from the Evergreen State
College and worked primarily in organizational design, development and


The joy I receive from my work stems from my clients'
enthusiasm for and satisfaction with my services.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    9 years
  2. Family: 20%
    9 years
  3. Adoption: 15%
    9 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 15%
    9 years



Hourly ($135-225/hour), Free consultation (20 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Simon Stocker

    I endorse Jonathan Swartz without reservation. Jonathan is the attorney that I send my clients to when they need family law help. He has done a great job.


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    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have had the absolute pleasure of working with Jonathan on more than one occasion. He is always thoughtful and concerned for the well-being of the client. He is thorough and ensures to leave no stone unturned or question unanswered. High quality legal work.


    Kimberly Reid Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Jonathan Swartz & Associates, PLLC

1800 Cooper Point Rd SW Bldg 12
Olympia, WA, 98502


AZAdministrative - Not authorized to practice200405/23/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
HonorsASU Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science and Technology2003
High HonorsASU Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science and Technology2002
Excellence for the FutureCALI2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/PrincipalJonathan Swartz & Associates, PLLC2008 - Present
AttorneyAscher & Denton, PLLC2008 - 2008
AttorneyMorgan Hill, P.C.2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sound Collaboration (Collaborative Law Association-Thurston County, WA)Member2009 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Thurston County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Family Law Section, Thurston County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Nanotechnology NowNanotechnology Press Kit2005
JurimetricsThe Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2001: Vagueness and Federalism2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
The Evergreen State CollegePublic PolicyMPA - Mater of Public Administration1996
Evergreen State CollegeSocial History & LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Did you know?Similarities and differences between divorce and legal separation2010
Yale UniversityHuman Cloning and the Constitution: Constitutional protections and limits on governement regulation of human cloning techniques2005
Special eventLiberal Arts and the Law: Relationship between liberal arts course of study and law2005
Special engagementLaw, Science & Technology: Synergistic Opportunities: Interrelationships among law, science and technology2005