He was admitted to the Dalhousie University Faculty of Law after his undergraduate studies at Acadia University. Jonathan then moved to Ontario after graduating, where he began his law career articling in Orillia.
Called to the bar in 1989, Jonathan has sat as a Small Claims Court Judge.
Other career highlights include lecturing for the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association, and numerous other lectures at conferences with trial judges, senior lawyers and Court of Appeal Judges.
Jonathan established his law firm in 2001. He started his own firm to make a difference – fighting for what’s right and to be more client centric. He has become a respected and welcome addition to the court.
Jonathan set the bar in the Chatham criminal courts for getting drunk driving cases thrown out under the new legislation for poor Crown disclosure combined with delay.
Outside the office he has demonstrated significant industry and community involvement, lecturing for the Ontario Human Resource Professionals Association, the Middlesex Law Association and of course the Law Society of Upper Canada. Jonathan and his wife Linda enjoy spending time together to ensure a healthy work/life balance.
Additionally, Jonathan has prepared an article for the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association on employment law.
Jonathan is a trustee of the Middlesex Law Association.