Jon is a native of Beaumont, Texas and spent most of his childhood there as well as Santa Fe, New Mexico and Denver, Colorado.
Jon attended American University in Washington, DC and earned two Bachelor of Arts degrees, one in International Studies, with a focus on international trade and finance; and another in Justice, focusing on organized and white collar crime as well as policing methodology. While at American University, Jon was an elected member of student government and very active in the American University and Washington, DC Chapter of the College Republicans.
Jon has worked in the finance and real estate fields at a variety of levels, including as a foreign exchange broker, real estate agent and commodity futures broker. As well as owning and operating several successful small businesses.
A graduate of the University of Denver College of Law, Jon is co-author of a major research paper on the impact of the US PATRIOT Act I and II on privacy rights in the US. The paper, “Balance of Privacy vs. Security: A Historical Perspective of the USA PATRIOT Act,” was published in the Rutgers University Computer and Technology Law Journal. In addition, Jon was a member of numerous school societies, particularly the Federalist Society, and a participant in mock trial competitions beginning in his first year.
During the same period, Jon was president of the Jefferson County, Colorado Young Republicans and Vice President of the Colorado Young Republicans.
Languages spoken: Mandarin
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers- Criminal Defense for Middle Tennessee||National Association of Trial Lawyers||2013|
|Xerox Award for the Humanities||Xerox Corporation||N/A|
|Managing Partner||Rogers Law Group, PLLC||2011 - Present|
|Junior Vice President||Alaron Futures and Options (Now PFG Best)||2007 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Trial Law Lawyers||Member||2013 - Present|
|Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2013 - Present|
|Tennessee Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Nashville Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Sumner County Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|National Futures Association||N/A||N/A|
|State v. Doe (Defendant's name annonymitized)||Client plead to reduced misdemeanor offense|
|Doe v. Smith & Jones (parties names changed)||Secured a $550,000+ judgment in my clients' favor.|
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|Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal||Privacy vs. Security||2004|
|University of Denver Sturm College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|