Attorney Jonathan M. Stewart is a founding member and managing partner of SMT Legal . He was a graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law in 2000. Following graduation, Jonathan decided to start his own practice with a focus on representing injured parties. After close to a decade of successful practice on his own, he teamed up with his business partner, Patrick Murray, to begin building SMT Legal . Jonathan had the vision to build a reputable firm with a culture that prioritized client service, care and results, while fostering respect and promotion of professional excellence amongst its employees. Pat shared the same vision for the firm and together they have seen SMT Legal grow consistently since its official inauguration in June of 2009. The practice now has a complement of attorneys and staff, which focuses on personal injury , criminal defense , civil rights, and employment law issues. Over the past 18 years, Jonathan has personally represented or supervised the representation of over 1000 personal injury cases, securing tens of millions of dollars in settlements and awards for his clients. He has received many accolades from his colleagues and organizations that recognize professional excellence in the practice of law.