Jonathan Baner focuses his practice on appeals, civil litigation, landlord-focused evictions, and collection law.
In his appellate practice with an emphasis on civil appeals, Jonathan has appeared before the Washington Supreme Court and the lower appellate courts, representing clients in both civil (to include family law appeals) and criminal appeals.
Jonathan' civil litigation practice focuses on small to medium sized businesses with an emphasis on litigation. He represents businesses in meeting their regulatory and litigation needs including resolving disputes between co-owners of businesses.
In his eviction practice, Jonathan primarily represents landlords in their attempt to recover possession of property from tenants. He enjoys working with property managers to ensure best practices can be implemented.
In his collection work, Jonathan represents creditors that are individuals, businesses, and collection companies. The bulk of his practice involves discovering and garnishing or otherwise seizing assets of debtors for sale to the benefit of creditor clients.
Jonathan was born and raised in St. Louis before attending college at Missouri State (Springfield, MO). There he earned two bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Criminology with the intention of going to law school. He graduated with honors from Michigan State University College of Law. While in law school he married his wife/college sweetheart/law partner, Miranda Baner.
Jonathan is in Tacoma by choice. He and his wife knew that they wanted to live in Tacoma, where there is year-round motorcycling and every outdoor adventure is within driving distance. His two favorite joys are riding his BMW motorcycle and doing the bidding of his young children and wife.