Jonathan is admitted to practice in all State Courts in Florida and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Jonathan is a member of the Florida Bar, and the Sarasota County Bar Association. A copy of Mr. Whitney's resume can be found here. Jonathan is the current Chair-elect to the Civil Trial Section of the Sarasota County Bar Association, which is tasked with promoting the knowledge and professionalism of civil trial practitioners. He is a past member of the Honorable John M. Scheb American Inn of Court, which is devoted to the advancement of legal scholarship.
Jonathan is an avid writer; he frequently contributes to the Sarasota County Bar Association's monthly publication The Docket. Jonathan received The Most Significant Service Member Project award from the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar for his contributions to the Sarasota County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Salary Survey project. A copy of the published article, Salary survey - the results are in! was originally published in Vol. 24 The Docket (News from the Sarasota County Bar Assoc.) 6 (June 2007).
Additional writings include:
In his free time, Jonathan is an avid practitioner of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In the past, Jonathan regularly competed in tournaments throughout the year. During a temporary return to Maine in 2009, Mr. Whitney had the honor of being a founding member of the Mixed Martial Arts Authority of Maine, having been appointed to the position by then-governor John E. Baldacci, whose task was to implement the governmental regulation and oversight of mixed-martial arts competition within the State of Maine.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2005||10/02/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|President's Award||Sarasota County Bar Association||2012|
|Service Award||The Downtown Sarasota Alliance, Inc.||2012|
|Most Significant Young Lawyer Division Service Project||Florida bar||2007|
|Attorney||Lutz, Bobo & Telfair, PA||2010 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|The Downtown Sarasota Aliiance||Board of Directors||2011 - Present|
|Maine State Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Sarasota Chamber of Commerce||Member||2007 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||2005 - Present|
|Sarasota County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida||N/A||2005 - Present|
|Mixed Martial Arts Authority of Maine||Board of Directors||2009 - 2009|
|The Docket Sarasota County Bar Association||Re-foreclosure under Florida Law||2013|
|The Docket Sarasota County Bar Association||Preferential Transfers in Bankruptcy||2011|
|The Docket Sarasota County Bar Association||Real Estate Investors Gone Wild: Can I get out of my Contract?||2007|
|The Docket Sarasota County Bar Association||Salary Survey - the results are in!||2007|
|University of Maine School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|University of Southern Maine||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||2000|