Affiliations

Minds Matter, Livestrong, American Cancer Society, American Childhood Cancer Organization, St. Jude, Alex's Lemonade Stand

Interest

Traveling, Running, Trying New Foods, Watching College Basketball (Temple University), Percussion, Working Out, Linguistics, Learning

About Me

Johnathan Perkins has developed expertise in various areas of the law through various internships. After earning his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law, he joined the firm of Robinson & Geraldo Attorneys at Law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Perkins currently assists attorneys in research and document preparation in the areas of employment, immigration, civil rights, personal injury, and family law. He conducts intake interviews with clients to assess the strengths and weaknesses of cases. With responsibility for trial preparation, Mr. Perkins schedules client meetings and prepares case evidence.Prior to graduating from law school, Johnathan Perkins served as an intern in various public and private sector settings during a four-year period. He served as an Intern for Judge James Murray Lynn at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, where he researched case law, including pre-trial motions “in limine” and drafted opinions. Assigned to multiple practice groups at Barley Snyder LLC, he conducted research and prepared documents in the practice areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, real estate, and intellectual property. He also completed research and writing assignments in wrongful termination cases for the human resources group in AstraZeneca’s Legal Department. Additionally, he gained commercial litigation experience at the firm of Dechert LLP. As an Intern for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, Johnathan Perkins prepared victims and witnesses for upcoming trials and assisted in implementing the city’s first DUI treatment court. Johnathan Perkins aspires to becoming more involved with mentorship programs sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. He plans to volunteer as a mentor through Minds Matter National Inc. in Philadelphia. The program prepares high-achieving youth with low incomes for college success. As a survivor of Hodgkin’s lymphoma, he is committed to supporting cancer research programs. Charitably minded, Mr. Perkins donates to various programs serving cancer patients, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, American Childhood Cancer Organization, American Cancer Society, and Livestrong.In his leisure time, Johnathan Perkins enjoys playing percussion, traveling, and sampling international cuisine. With a curiosity for learning new subjects, he primarily reads nonfiction. Mr. Perkins remains loyal to the basketball team at Temple University, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts.

Work History

Work History
Jul 2011 - Present

Legal Intern

Robinson & Geraldo P.C.
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Legal Intern

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Judge James Murray Lynn

Education

Education
2011

J.D.

University of Virginia School of Law