Jonathan A. Heller

Deputy County Counsel

Jonathan Heller joined the Office of County Counsel in 2018. His current practice involves civil litigation in state and federal courts, representing the County in a variety of matters. Prior to joining the Office of the County Counsel, Jonathan was a Judge Advocate General with the U.S. Army, where he practiced labor and employment defense, served as a prosecutor in Courts Martial, and spent time as a Special Assistant U.S Attorney in the Western District of Washington State.

Jonathan Heller's professional expertise  includes: 

  • Labor & Employment Defense Litigation
  • Criminal Litigation


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2009
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. in History, ​cum laude2005
    • Phi Beta Kappa, Dean's Honor List, Provost's Honor List 

Prior Experience

  • Judge Advocate General, United States Army (2010-2018)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of California, Hastings College of the Law (2009-2010)

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