About Johnathan Perkins
Johnathan Perkins - Professional Summary:
A skilled and knowledgeable legal professional, Johnathan Perkins is adept at research and legal writing projects related to issues such as trials and case law. He recently earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law, participating in such student activities as the William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition and the Black Law Student Association. He attended undergraduate school at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in English and Political Science. Temple named Johnathan Perkins to the dean’s list for three years in a row and awarded him a Writing Certificate.
Despite his heavy course load at Temple University, Johnathan Perkins accepted the opportunity to work as an intern at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. In this position, he observed trials, corresponded with witnesses and victims in preparation for scheduled legal proceedings, and implemented programs associated with the city’s first court that offered treatment as well as punishment for those convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
In 2009, Dechert LLP in Philadelphia extended Johnathan Perkins an invitation to serve as a Summer Associate in the firm’s Diversity Law Group. There, he performed comprehensive research and writing assignments for the Commercial Litigation Group. During the same period, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals chose him as an intern for its in-house legal department.
Throughout his three-year study of law, Johnathan Perkins expanded his knowledge of the practice of legal matters and the courts. As a Summer Associate for Barley Snyder LLC, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, he developed research and legal documentation for many of the firm’s practice groups. He also served as a Legal Intern for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, where he worked for Judge James Murray Lynn.
Today, Johnathan Perkins applies his experience and education to his position as a Legal Intern for Robinson & Geraldo Attorneys at Law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Johnathan Perkins - Professional Experience:
Robinson & Geraldo Attorneys at Law
Johnathan Perkins - Education:
University of Virginia School of Law