Jonathan B. Acklen
Jonathan B. Acklen
Jon obtained his Juris Doctorate law degree from the Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2004. Prior to law school, Jon obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Dickinson College in 2001. Jon is also a graduate of Bangor Area Sr. High School.
Prior to joining Cohen & Feeley, Jon practiced in Philadelphia with a focus in Insurance and Product Liability defense. He has also worked in the Financial and Securities field. Born and raised in the Slate Belt, Jon always had a desire to return home to serve the area he holds near and dear to his heart.
Jon is licensed in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey and their corresponding Federal Courts. Jon has previously served as the Chair of the Lehigh County Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division. The YLD aims to assist young attorneys with the challenges of the legal profession and help young attorneys begin to make new business connections that will aide them in the years to come. The YLD hosts networking events, social gatherings and participates in community service.
Jon's influence is not limited to Lehigh County. He is the Pennsylvania Bar Association Zone 2 House of Delegates representative (covering Carbon, Northampton, Schuylkill, Lehigh and Berks Counties). In this role Jon participates in the PBA's Delegates meetings where issues affecting citizens of the Commonwealth are discussed.
Jon is also an active member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. He is active in the organization's New Lawyer section and is working with local school districts to develop a program to combat underage drinking.
Jon is a member of the Network of Young Professionals, an organization that tries to foster a sense of community among young professionals and provide them with professional development. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Easton.
Areas of Practice
- Plaintiff Personal Injury
- Products Liability
- Medical Malpractice
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Wrongful Death
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Dickinson College
- B.A. - 2001