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Mr. Jontz is an associate and focuses his practice on commercial litigation, banking, creditors’ rights, and bankruptcy. He is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of Florida and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

He served two terms as president of the Orange County Young Republicans and once worked in Washington, D.C., for then-Congressman John Mica. He also interned with Ohio Congressman Rob Portman and Florida Senate President Toni Jennings while they were in office.

Mr. Jontz volunteers as a Guardian ad Litem for dependent children in Orange County and was recognized by the Florida Supreme Court for his work in 2015-16.  He is vice president of the Orange County Bar Association Foundation and is chairman of the James Madison Institute’s Central Florida Board of Advisors. An Eagle Scout, he serves as the adviser to the local Law & Government Explorers Post sponsored by the Orange County Bar Association Foundation.

EDUCATION

Emory University, Juris Doctor, 2008

Rollins College, Masters of Business Administration, 2004

Dartmouth College, Bachelor of Arts, 1999

 

COURTS OF PRACTICE

Florida State Courts

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Orange County Bar Association

Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association

Orange County Bar Association, Executive Committee, 2018-Present

Orange County Bar Association Foundation, 2016-Present, Vice President, 2017-Present, Board member, 2016-Present

 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Boy Scouts of America, Law & Government Explorers Post #450, 2016-Present, Advisor, 2016-Present

Friends of American Art, Orlando Museum of Art, 2015-Present, Vice President/Membership, 2017-Present, Assistant Vice President/Membership, 2016

The James Madison Institute, Leaders Fellows program, 2014-Present

Central Florida Board of Advisors, 2014-Present, Chairman, 2016-Present

Dartmouth Club of Central Florida, Vice President, 2013-Present, District Enrollment Director, 2010-2015

American Enterprise Institute, Leadership Network, Spring 2016

Florida Supreme Court award for pro bono service, 2015, Guardian ad Litem (GAL) program to advocate for best interest of children

BusinessForce Political Leadership Institute, Graduate, 2011