Jonathan D. Schmidt

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Phone: (319) 774-6078
Fax: (319) 313-7847
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FellowJonathan D. Schmidt, Attorney and Litigator who specializes in family law, criminal defense, business law, and personal injury. Jonathan is admitted to practice in Iowa, Ohio, United States District Court, Northern District of Iowa and the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio. He is a member of the American Bar, Iowa State Bar, and the Linn County Bar Associations. Jonathan is a fellow of the American Bar and Iowa State Bar Foundations. Jonathan is an active member of the Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court and the American Mensa. Jonathan is rated as Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. and rated “Superb” by AVVO. In 2017, Jonathan was named a Rising Star by Jonathan was also named one of America’s Most Honored Professionals in 2016. Jonathan earned his bachelors of Arts from The Ohio State University and his Juris Doctor in 2007 from Capital University Law School. He is vested in the community theater world and an active volunteer and supporter of Theatre Cedar Rapids. Jonathan lives with his wife and two sons in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce/Dissolution
  • Child Custody
  • Adoption
  • Juvenile Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Business and Contract Law
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Business Formation - LLCs and Corporations
  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury


  • Capital University Law School, Juris Doctor, 2007
  • The Ohio State University, Bachelor of Arts, 1996

Professional Memberships and Positions

  • American Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association Board of Governors - 2014-Present
  • Iowa State Bar Association - Chair, Law Practice Committee, 2017-Present
  • Iowa Association for Justice
  • Linn County Bar Association
  • Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court
  • Linn Law Club
  • American Mensa

Admissions to Practice

  • State of Iowa
  • State of Ohio
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Iowa
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Civic Involvement

  • Theatre Cedar Rapids, volunteer
  • American Youth Soccer Organization, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, former referee volunteer
  • Iowa Legal Aid Volunteer Lawyer Project, volunteer attorney

Awards and Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell, Distinguished 2016-2018
  • Avvo rated “Superb” 2016-2018
  • Iowa State Bar Foundation, Life Fellow 2016
  • American Bar Foundation, Life Fellow 2015-Present
  • American Registry, America's Most Honored Professionals 2016
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