Jonna Spilbor, Esq. is a popular and outspoken attorney, columnist, and legal analyst appearing regularly on the Fox News Channel, the Fox Business Network and other television networks. She is the resident legal expert taking calls (and having fun) every Thursday morning on the number one morning radio show in New York’s Hudson Valley – WPDH, 101.5 FM. Jonna also hosts a two-hour talk radio show, “Happy Hour with Jonna & Keryl”, on Thursday nights at Mix, 97.7 FM. Jonna frequently lends her legal voice to other television projects, most recently appearing on “Paul Dean’s E! True Hollywood Story”.
In addition to her frequent television and radio appearances, Jonna is a former regular contributing columnist for Findlaw’s Writ (found at Findlaw.com). Her in-depth legal analysis of celebrity criminal cases has been featured nationally in Variety Magazine, The San Francisco Recorder, the Los Angeles Daily Journal and at CNN.com, among others, where Jonna offers unique, expert and often entertaining commentary on the nation’s high-profile legal happenings. Her blog, “The Gutsy Girls Guide to Getting Divorced” can be enjoyed at www.gutsygirlsguide.com. She is also the founder of the “Jonna Spilbor Law, Positively Divorced Empowerment Workshops” – a series of informative, fun and uplifting live seminars designed to empower those who in the throes of divorce, or any of life’s challenges.
In the courtroom, she has handled hundreds of cases as a criminal defense attorney, and prior to that, also served in the San Diego City Attorney’s Office, Criminal Division, and the Office of the United States Attorney in the Drug Task Force and Appellate units. She is currently among the few elite attorneys in the Hudson Valley who is a member of the National College for DUI Defense.
Jonna is a California death penalty scholar whose research has been published in the San Diego Justice Journal. Her work with wayward youth earned her a certification as a Court Appointed Special Advocate in the San Diego Juvenile Court. One year later, Jonna received special recognition by the San Diego bench for her work in the area of Three Strikes defense. She is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson School of Law where she was also a member of Law Review.
Licensed to practice law in three of the nation’s most influential jurisdictions – New York, California and the District of Columbia – Jonna owns and operates Jonna Spilbor Law, a full-service, extended hour law firm whose practice is dedicated primarily to the areas of Criminal Defense, Driving While Intoxicated, Family Law and Divorce, including Same-Sex/Marriage Equality issues, Living-Together Law, Personal Injury/Accidents, Civil Rights and more.
Our main office is located at 214 Main Street, in the thriving metropolis of Poughkeepsie, New York, and our satellite office is located at 620 West 42nd Street in Manhattan.