Attorney Jonathan Paul
Jonathan's practice focuses exclusively on criminal law, representing doctors, nurses attorneys, executives, senior military officers, teachers, professional and college athletes, pilots, and the hard working people of Michigan who find themselves charged with a crime. Jonathan has authored the Ann Arbor Criminal Defense Playbook - A Comprehensive Guide to Washtenaw County, the Michigan DUI Playbook and Case Dismissed: How to Win Your Retail Fraud Case: A Proactive Approach to Criminal defense.
Jonathan has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Rising Star" the past five years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017); the prestigious magazine selects the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Michigan. Jonathan's selection by Super Lawyers Magazine was featured in Hour Detroit Magazine and the New York Times. Jonathan's work has earned him a "Superb" 10.0 Avvo Rating by his peers and clients. Jonathan currently serves as the criminal law co-chair for the Washtenaw County Bar Association and as a member of the Oakland County Criminal Law Committee.
Jonathan is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan and New York. Jonathan graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and is a former New York City Assistant District Attorney and former Oakland County (Michigan) Assistant Prosecutor.
Jonathan prosecuted thousands of high profile felony, misdemeanor and drunk driving cases. During his career as a prosecutor, Jonathan had a 100% conviction rate, having never lost a jury or bench trial. Along with being a former prosecutor, Jonathan was also a faculty member at Kingsborough College in New York City, where he lectured on criminal law, criminal justice and constitutional law.
Jonathan resides in Ann Arbor with his wife and two children, and is a fan of the New York Yankees, and everything University of Michigan.