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Jonathan Stanwood has been practicing law for 25 years and he has significant experience in civil litigation, criminal defense and consumer bankruptcy.  

His past professional experience includes representing mortgage lenders in litigation and also served as co-counsel in several national class actions suits.

Established in 2009 with a main office in center city Philadelphia and Media, Pennsylvania, Mr. Stanwood serves clients in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties.  Jonathan instructs CLE classes on bankruptcy and he teaches other attorneys about bankruptcy laws and procedures.

Additionally, Mr. Stanwood has been an instructor at Delaware County Community College and his an active volunteer in Philadelphia.



Languages spoken: French, Esperanto, English

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 25%
    14 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    24 years
  3. Foreclosure: 20%
  4. Bankruptcy: 20%
  5. Probate: 15%



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Glen Steven Barry

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Jonathan for over 5 years and he has always treated his clients with the utmost respect and attentiveness. Any client of mine who has the need for a bankruptcy or foreclosure lawyer I would highly recommend Jonathan.


    Glen Barry Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal injury Attorney
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Contact info

Jonathan H. Stanwood, L.L.C.

8 Penn Center, Suite 1000
1628 J.F.K. Blvd
Philadelphia, PA, 19103


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2016
Awesome AttorneySuburban Life Magazine2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThe Law Office of Jonathan H. Stanwood2009 - Present
Contract AttorneyBerger & Montague, LLP2006 - 2008
PartnerHolber & Stanwood, PC1996 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy ConferenceMember2014 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Contractor CaseJudgment for Plaintiff
Sanctions AwardedAward entered in favor of client
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Publication nameTitleDate
Avvo Legal GuideResidential Evictions and the Bankruptcy Code2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
West Chester University of PennsylvaniaPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bankruptcy - Hot Topics, Chapter 7, Chapter 13, etc.Bankruptcy - Continuing Legal Education Course for Lawyers2012