Jonathan V. Dunn

Jonathan V. Dunn is a founding partner with the law firm of Johnson, Kraeuter & Dunn, LLC, in Savannah, Georgia specializing in family law and criminal defense.

Mr. Dunn has a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude from Mercer University, and earned his J.D. at the University of Georgia Law School, where he participated in several trial externships and served with the Athens-Clarke County Legal Aid & Defender Clinic.

Admitted to practice in the State of Georgia in 2002, Mr. Dunn is active in the State Bar of Georgia’s family law sector, and he is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Savannah Bar Association. He has been with Johnson, Kraeuter & Dunn, LLC, since its formation. His previous legal experience includes practice in the areas of family law and criminal defense while at McCorkle & Johnson from 2008-2012, five years’ service as an Assistant District Attorney with the Eastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, and two years of employment as an associate with Thompson & Sweeny, PC, in Atlanta.  At Thompson & Sweeny his practice areas included education law, worker’s compensation, liability defense and family law. Prior to embarking on a career in the legal profession, Mr. Dunn was privileged to serve as a high school English teacher and Wrestling coach at Landmark Christian School in Fairburn, Georgia, where he was named to Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.

Mr. Dunn also has significant appellate experience. His reported cases include the following: King v. State, 290 Ga.App. 118, 658 S.E.2d 883 (2008); Scott v. State, 288 Ga.App. 738, 655 S.E.2d 326 (2007); Alvin v. State, 287 Ga.App. 350, 651 S.E.2d 489 (2007). In the area of scholarship, Mr. Dunn has recently published and spoken on select family law topics, including “Unanswered Legal and Ethical Questions in Family Law” and “Recent Developments in Family Law.”

Mr. Dunn devotes his spare time to volunteer opportunities at Hancock Day School and the YMCA and serving as a high school mock trial evaluator.  He is also a member of Savannah Christian Church.