JONATHAN HILL attorney
Jon focuses his practice on aiding small to mid-sized businesses in various litigation, corporate defense and business tort law. He has experience in both defense and plaintiff work and regularly drafts motions, petitions, briefs, letters and various other pleadings and memorandums on behalf of clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Jon had the unique experience of serving as a law clerk intern to the Hon. Joel P. Fahnestock in Division 9 of the Jackson County Circuit Court. In this position, Jon observed both criminal and civil jury trials and handled a wide range of responsibilities including drafting opinions and conducting research for the court on complex legal issues.
Jon’s legal practice is uniquely informed and strengthened by his extensive background in writing. He has a bachelor’s degree in literature from Rhodes College and a master’s in fine arts and fiction from the University of Montana. Outside of the office, Jon utilizes these skills as a novelist and short story author.
EducationUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Juris Doctorate (2014)
• Dean’s List: 2L year, 3L year
• Phi Delta Phi
• American Constitution Society, Co-Recruitment Chair
University of Montana, Master of Fine Arts, Fiction (2003)
• Fiction Fellow: Selected to teach Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction Workshop
• Teaching Assistant in College Writing I
Rhodes College, Bachelor of Arts, Literature (2001)