A Galveston, Texas native, Jonathan is a graduate of Baylor University, where he earned his B.B.A. in Real Estate and Management. After completing his undergraduate studies, Jonathan moved to Oklahoma to attend law school on a merit scholarship. Jonathan graduated from law school at the top of his class. While in law school, Jonathan was a member of the Law School Honor Fraternity, the Student Senate, the Student Bar Association Executive Committee, was the Treasurer of the Student Bar Association, participated in the Moot Court Competition, was a member of the Moot Court Society, judged Moot Court competitions, was the recipient of a Merit Scholarship, and repeatedly made the Dean's Honor List for achieving outstanding grades in law school.
Prior to forming Zendeh Del & Associates, Jonathan was an insurance company lawyer who handled countless insurance defense cases involving complex personal injuries arising out of automobile accidents and alleged defective products. There, Jonathan practiced in both state and federal court on a daily basis. During his time practicing insurance defense Jonathan learned the insurance and personal injury business inside and out.
Prior to representing insurance companies, Jonathan worked at a civil litigation firm that served as general counsel to a national bank, and represented businesses in all types of business litigation. There, Jonathan represented the bank in numerous foreclosure filings and other transactions. Also at that firm, Jonathan represented clients in many different types of insurance claims including personal injuries and lawsuits against home insurance companies for wrongly denying claims.
After practicing law in Oklahoma, Jonathan returned to his native Galveston, Texas to establish Zendeh Del & Associates, where he and his wife were partners for years.
Jonathan is a leader in the Galveston legal community where he serves on the Board of Directors of the Galveston County Bar Association and is the President of the Galveston County Young Lawyers Association.
Jonathan has achieved from Martindale-Hubbell the rating of 'preeminent' and has a 100% Client Review Rating.
Jonathan has also received from AVVO, a prominent Lawyer Rating Directory, the rating of SUPERB (10.0 out of 10.0) for his experience, industry recognition, and professional conduct as a lawyer.
Jonathan practices in the areas of DWI/DUI Defense, Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Personal Injury, and General Civil Litigation.
State Bar of Texas
Texas Court of Appeals
Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
Texas Supreme Court
State Bar of Oklahoma
Oklahoma Court of Appeals
Oklahoma Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas (Federal Court)
United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma (Federal Court)
United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma (Federal Court)
Texas Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
American Bar Association
Oklahoma County Bar Association
Galveston Criminal Defense Bar
National College for DUI Defense
Oklahoma Bar Foundation
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association
Galveston County Bar Association (Director of the Board)
Galveston County Young Lawyer's Association (President)
Honors and Achievements
Rated one of the ?10 best? DWI Lawyers in Texas by American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
Galveston County Young Lawyers Association - President
Featured in Texas Monthly Magazine for DWI Defense
Houstonia Magazine's ?Top Lawyers in Houston?
Galveston County Bar Association - Director
Super Lawyers Rising Star
Galveston Little League Team Sponsor
Galveston Chamber of Commerce
Galveston Pachyderm Club
Galveston Artillery Club
Knights of Moms