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Current emphasis on trial advocacy in domestic and criminal proceedings. Experience includes serving as lead counsel for numerous bench and jury trials and cradle to grave management of high-volume case load. Former Assistant District Attorney, Eastern Judicial Circuit of Georgia responsible for general felony prosecution and appeals with specialized experience in prosecuting crimes involving violence against women and vehicular homicides.

Previous experience in civil arena emphasized motions practice and pretrial litigation in a variety of fields: liability defense; worker's compensation; education law; family law; labor & employment; civil rights (OCR) complaints.


Specialties- Family law trial attorney; criminal defense


Practice areas


  1. Family: 80%
    11 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    13 years, 2 thousand cases



Hourly ($200-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Jonathan. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Billy Tomlinson

    I have been on the opposing side of many cases with Jonathan. I have always found him to be well prepared and knowledgable. He will get the results his clients expect.


    Billy Tomlinson DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Johnson, Kraeuter & Dunn, LLC

104 W. State Street
Suite 200
Savannah, GA, 31401


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200207/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Who's Who Among America's TeachersWho's Who Education1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerJohnson, Kraeuter & Dunn, LLC2012 - Present
AttorneyMcCorkle & Johnson, LLP2008 - 2011
Assistant District AttorneyChatham County District Attorney's Office2003 - 2008
AttorneyThompson & Sweeny, P.C.2001 - 2003
Law ClerkMoore, Clarke, Du Vall & Rodgers, PC2000 - 2000
TeacherLandmark Christian School1996 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Georgia, Family Law SectionN/A2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
King v. State, 290 Ga.App. 118, 658 S.E.2d 883 (2008);Affirmed on Appeal
Scott v. State, 288 Ga.App. 738, 655 S.E.2d 326 (2007)Affirmed on Appeal
Alvin v. State, 287 Ga.App. 350, 651 S.E.2d 489 (2007).Affirmed on Appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
State Bar CLE BooksUnanswered Legal and Ethical Questions in Family Law2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Savannah Bar Association Hot Topics SeminarFamily Law Tips for the General Practitioner2013
Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal EducationRecent Developments in Family Law2010