JONATHAN R. LONG
Jonathan Long is a member of the Firm’s litigation practice group. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, appellate practice, zoning and land use matters, and criminal defense.
Jonathan is a member of the Chester County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. He is a member of the Juvenile/Dependency, Criminal Defense, Municipal/Land Use, and Federal Court sections of the Chester County Bar Association. He also serves as at the chair of the CCBA Bylaws Committee and is a member of the CCBA Judicial Evaluation Committee. Jonathan is also barred in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining the firm Jonathan spent four years as an Assistant District Attorney at the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office. He specialized in homicide by vehicle and DUI cases, as well as animal cruelty cases. Beyond his specialties Jonathan handled cases ranging from summary traffic citations to felony charges.
Outside of the law Jonathan is active in the greater West Chester community. Jonathan served on the Comprehensive Plan and University Area Neighborhood Task Forces for the Borough of West Chester. He served two terms on the West Chester University Alumni Association Board of Directors and is the founder of the WCU Law Alumni Chapter. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the West Chester Business Improvement District as well as a member of the Board of Directors for the Charles A. Melton Arts & Education Center (Formerly the West Chester Community Center). Jonathan also serves as an assistant solicitor to the Chester County Democratic Committee.
Jonathan grew up in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and attended West Chester University where he received a B.A. in History. Jonathan received his Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he participated in the university’s trial advocacy program.
Areas of Practice
Land Use and Zoning/Governmental
Criminal and Traffic
• New Jersey
• Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D.
• West Chester University, B.A.