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Jonathan is 'AV' Rated by Martindale Hubbell.  He has extensive experience providing counsel to closely-held companies, medical and dental practices, billing services companies, and various other ancillary health care providers. Jonathan is Board Certified in Health Law by The Florida Bar. In addition to private practice, he also served as Associate General Counsel to a medical center with a large physician group practice and hospital.

He is also a Principal of New Health Age Advisors, LLC with business partner, David Houle, a futurist known across the world as "the CEO's futurist.   


Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 34%
  2. Corporate: 33%
  3. Business: 33%



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  • William Cloud Robinson Jr.

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  • Paula Ann Willis

    I endorse this attorney. Jonathan is an extremely skilled and accomplished health law expert and business attorney, who is Board Certified in Health Law by the Florida Bar. He is a legal visionary, industry leader and published author, assisting and benefiting clients throughout Florida and on a national level. Not only is Jonathan a consummate professional, he is a super nice person. Clients and colleagues equally enjoy working with him. I highly recommend Jonathan as your attorney and advisor. I work with Jonathan on complex health law matters involving our service on the Florida Bar Health Law Certification Committee.


    Paula Willis Health care Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Blalock Walters, PA

802 11th Street West
Bradenton, FL, 34205-7734

P. O. Box 469 (Zip-34206)
802 11th Street West
Bradenton, FL, 34205-7734



FLMember in Good Standing200106/19/2016
MOGood Standing, Active199701/08/2013
ILVoluntarily Inactive199805/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Community Service AwardManatee County Bar Association2013
Health Care HeroTampa Bay Business Journal2012
People to WatchBIZ 9412011
40 Under 40Gulf Coast Business Review2006
Danforth Foundation Leadership AwardDanforth FoundationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalBlalock, Walters, Held & Johnson, P.A.2001 - Present
Associate General CounselSaint Louis University1999 - 2001
AssociateArmstrong Teasdale1997 - 1999
Account RepresentativeAT&T1990 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Manatee County Health Care Alliance, Inc.Past Chairman & Founding Board Member2011 - Present
Tidewell Hospice and Palliative CareBoard of Directors2009 - Present
Manatee Chamber of CommerceBoard Member & Chair Health Care Committee2008 - Present
Florida BarMember2001 - Present
Manatee County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Illinois BarMember1998 - Present
Missouri BarMember1997 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Florida BarHealth Care Law Board Certification Committee2008 - 2011
Ear Research FoundationBoard Member2004 - 2009
We Care ManateeBoard Member2002 - 2009
Manatee County Economic Development CouncilTrustee & Past Chairman2001 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Formation of New 21st Century Health Care VenturesN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
BookThe New Health Age: The Future of Health Care in America2011
Journal of Health and Hospital LawA New Prescription for Pain1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Emory UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Alabama Burmingham National Symposium for Health Care ExecutivesNew Health Age's Impact on Health Care Executives2012
St. Louis Area Health Lawyers Association MeetingAffordable Care Act & The New Health Age2012
Saint Lous University Health Sciences Annual Law UpdateHealth Care Reform at Academic Medical Centers2012
ONE BAY Healthy Communities ConferenceTampa Bay Healthy Communities2012
Northwest Employer Health Care SummitThe New Health Age & Employee Health Management2012
Health Benefits Continuing Education Annual MeetingEmployee Benefits Changes After Health Care Reform2012
GE Centricity Annual MeetingNew Health Age Changes to Health Information Technology2012
FYZICAL Physical Therapy ConferenceHow The New Health Age Effects Physical Therapy2012
Florida Medical Association Annual MeetingThe New Health Age & Physicians2012
Florida Institute of CPAs Health Care Industry ConferenceThe New Health Age & CPAs2012
FAIA Annual MeetingThe New Health Age's Impact on Health Insurance Brokers2012
ASPR Annual MeetingThe New Health Age & Hospital Recruitment2012
University of South Florida Institute for Public Policy and Leadership SeriesThe Affordable Care Act & Health Care Reform2011
Tidewell Hospice Annual Board MeetingHealth Care Reform2011
Montoya Annual ConferenceThe New Health Age & Health Care Reform2011
Medical Device Manufacturer's Executive ConferenceThe New Health Age: The Future of Health Care in America2011
Annual MeetingThe New Health Age: The Future of Health Care in America2011
Think Tank for Manatee County Health Care AllianceManatee County Health Care Alliance2010
Manatee EDC Annual Meeting2010 Economic Development Update2010
Hernando County Medical Society MeetingHow Health Care Reform will Change a Medical Practice2010
Florida Medical Association Annual MeetingHealth Care Reform - Physician/Hospital Integration2010
Continuing Medical Eduction SeminarDomestic Violence2010
Sarasota County Medical Society SeminarHITECH Act Electronic Medical Records2009
Sarasota County Medical Society CMEDomestic Violence2009
Sarasota County Medical Society CMEPrevention of Medical Errors2009
Manatee County Medical Society Annual MeetingHealth Law Topics Update2009
Manatee County Economic Development Council Business BuzzHot Business News and Topics2009
Florida Medical Association Annual MeetingMedical Group Partnerships2009
82 Degrees Tech Community MeetingHITECH Act Electronic Medical Records Seminar2009
Hernando/Pasco County Medical Societies Annual MeetingMedical Partnership Issues2008
Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Annual MeetingHot Health Laws Topics2008
Florida Medical Records LawsHIPAA, Florida Patient Privacy, etc.2008