Jonathan Dunten is licensed to practice law before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the Board of Immigration Appeals, all California State Courts, the Federal District Court for Northern California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Jonathan received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara with honors, his Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law, including certificates of specialization with distinction in international and business law.
He formerly served as a media liaison for the Northern California Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and was a professor of immigration and criminal law at East Bay Law School in Oakland, California. Jonathan is also an attorney advisor for the Consulate General of Mexico and the Consulate General of Guatemala in San Francisco.
For over ten years, Jonathan has donated his time to various organizations and has received certificates of gratitude from places such as the San Francisco AIDS Legal referral Panel, Coalition of Concerned Legal Professionals, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Pittsburg Unified School District, and East Bay Law School.
He frequently participates in outreach activities, is often invited to speak at various events, and fields many immigration questions both on radio and television.
Jonathan lives with his wife and two young sons in Contra Costa County. He enjoys surfing and scuba diving, and teaching his boys to be honest and hard working.