Jonathan Lane

Jonathan Lane is an attorney at JD Lane Law, a law firm in Maryland and Washington, DC. His practice focuses primarily on family law, including divorce, child custody, and protections for non-traditional families. He is interested in protecting the rights and self-determination of all individuals, partnerships, and families. He is especially focused on representing members of sexually diverse communities, including clients who identify as kinky, LGBTQ, polyamorous, and/or swingers. He is experienced as a litigator, mediator, and negotiator. Jonathan has an extensive history of pro bono service and is committed to serving clients at a range of income levels. Other areas of his practice include bankruptcy, contracts, and immigration.

Jonathan previously was an associate at the California-based law firm of Best Best & Krieger, and served as the Washington Representative of the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life.

Jonathan is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as Executive Editor of the Journal of Law and Social Change and received the Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award. He graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis with majors in Political Science and Environmental Studies. As an undergraduate he proposed, developed, and implemented the first solar energy installation on campus, and served on the staff of X Magazine, a sex and sexuality magazine published by the Student Forum on Sexuality.

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