Jonathan M. Arthur, Esq.
Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, P.C.
105 S 1st Street
Richmond, VA 2319
(804) 783-2000 ext 107
(804) 783-2105 fax
Federal District Courts, EDVA, WDVA
United States Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
- 2013 – University of Richmond
- Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude
- Ranked top 15% of his class
- Cum Laude
- Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors Society
- 2009 – Virginia Commonwealth University
- Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Cum Laude
- Phi Sigma Pi Honors Fraternity
- Julia Haley Latane Merit Scholar
- President, VCU Philosophy Club
- 2000-2004 United States Marine Corps
2014 “Virginia’s Legal Elite” – Virginia Business
Selected by Virginia Attorneys
12/4/2013 – Virginia Supreme Court & lower courts
A Few Representative Cases:
Cromartie v Billings, 298 Va. 284, 837 S.E.2d 247 (2020) – civil rights case
Castle v. Rite Aid Corp., 97 Va. Cir. 443, 443 (Cir. Ct. 2015) – malicious prosecution and defamation
BHR Recovery Cmtys., Inc. v. Top Seek, LLC, 355 F. Supp. 3d 416, 420 (E.D. Va. 2018) – Diversity Litigation & Lanham Act
MT Tech. Enters., LLC v. Nolte (In re Nolte), 542 B.R. 185, 187 (Bankr. E.D. Va. 2015) – bankruptcy discharge issues
Marshall v. Waters, (Hanover Circuit – 2018) – civil rights jury trial
Cromartie v Billings, (Petersburg Circuit – 2015) – civil rights jury trial
In re: Michael Coakley, (Hanover Circuit – 2020) – Estate litigation
McKinney v Cox, (Hanover Circuit – 2016) Defamation defense
[Undisclosed v Undisclosed], (Augusta Circuit – 2020) – Defamation
[Undisclosed v Undisclosed], (Chesterfield Circuit – 2019) – Civil Rights
Fornell v Hancock, (Hanover Circuit 2017) – Defamation and Malicious Prosecution
- Se Habla Español
Mr. Arthur joined the law firm as an associate in 2013.
He is fluent in Spanish and his practice includes civil litigation, civil rights, wills and trusts, contracts, business and commercial law. He also practices in the areas of criminal defense and constitutional law.
Mr. Arthur has successfully represented a number of clients in matters related to excessive use of force by law enforcement.
He was admitted to practice law in Virginia in 2012. Mr. Arthur graduated with Latin honors from the University of Richmond School of Law. He finished in the top 15% of his class and was inducted into Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors Society.
For his undergraduate degree, Mr. Arthur attended Virginia Commonwealth University where he earned a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy, Cum Laude, and a minor in Spanish. While at Virginia Commonwealth University Mr. Arthur served as the President of the Virginia Commonwealth University Philosophy club and was a Julia Haley Latane Merit Scholar.
Prior to college Mr. Arthur enlisted for four years in the United States Marine Corps.
His interests include analytic and continental philosophy, camping, playing guitar, and cooking.
Proceedings of the Southeast Philosophy Congress, Volume 2, 2009, Jonathan Arthur,
External Sufficient Conditions and Moral Responsibility, pp. 16-23.
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