San Francisco Lawyers Network
Jonathan I. Arons
(415) 957-1818
California Legal Ethics Attorney
Jonathan I. Arons

Jonathan I. Arons is an attorney in San Francisco, California.  He is the owner of a two-attorney practice with an area of expertise in professional responsibility/legal ethics.  For more than 30 years he has advised lawyers on ethics matters, defense of disciplinary charges, and issues concerning admission or reinstatement to the State Bar of California. Mr. Arons also advises law firms and attorneys who want to improve office systems for protecting against rule violations, or who need advice about a particular ethical or professional conduct problem. He assists parties nationwide as an expert in lawsuits involving questions of legal ethics, professional misconduct, or attorney malpractice and has been qualified in numerous courts in California as an expert witness including the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California. Mr. Arons has taught CLE courses on numerous topics, including on the California State Bar Court disciplinary process, and can advise attorneys on ethics and license protection matters ranging from trust account management to the professional implications of a DUI conviction or a chemical dependency problem.  He formerly was the Supervising Attorney for the Ethics Hotline program at the State Bar of California. He received a B.A. degree from Ohio State University and a J.D. degree from San Francisco Law School. Mr. Arons is admitted to the practice of law in California, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the State Bar of California, Bar Association of San Francisco (Past Chair, Legal Ethics Committee), the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, and the Association of Disciplinary Defense Counsel. Mr. Arons received the highest rating of Martindale-Hubbell in legal liability and ethical standards.