Attorney Jonathan Mann
Attorney Jonathan Mann is a Senior Associate of the firm. Prior to joining The Law Offices of Robin Bresky, Mann worked as a judicial staff attorney to the Honorable George A. Shahood at Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal. In this role, Mann managed civil and criminal appeals and gained extensive experience in the appellate process and procedural rules.
In addition to his appellate experience, Mann gained significant trial-level experience working as a judicial staff attorney to U.S. Magistrate Judge Ann E. Vitunac at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. At this level, he managed an active case docket consisting of a variety of federal civil and criminal cases, analyzed arguments and researched issues of law, and drafted orders for the court.
Mann applies the immeasurable insight he gained as a staff attorney to judges in the state appellate and federal district courts to every case. He has taken cases through the entire appeal process, from the notice of appeal to the briefs, oral argument, and post-appellate proceedings in the trial court following a favorable appellate court result. Mann is board certified by the Florida Bar in Appellate Practice. Certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of competency and experience within an area of law, and professionalism and ethics in practice.
Mann is an active member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. He is also active in the South Palm Beach County Bar Association, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Young Lawyers Section. Mann volunteers his time and efforts to Lawyers For Literacy, Reading Is Fundamental, and the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County.
Mann received his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School in Detroit after graduating from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in English Language & Literature. Mann is admitted to practice in Michigan, Florida, and Illinois. He is also admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
- Civil, Administrative and Criminal Appeals
- Litigation support and trial support for all types of cases
- State Bar of Michigan, 2004
- The Florida Bar, 2006
- Illinois State Bar, 2008
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, 2014
- Wayne State University Law School, Juris Doctor, 2004
- University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts, 2001
- Appellate Attorney, The Law Offices of Robin Bresky, 2010 – present
- Judicial Staff Attorney, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, in the chambers of the U.S. Magistrate Judge Ann E. Vitunac, West Palm Beach, FL
- Judicial Staff Attorney, Fourth District Court of Appeal of the State of Florida, in the chambers of Chief Judge George A. Shahood, West Palm Beach, FL
- Associate Attorney, Hertzberg, P.C., Detroit, MI
- Palm Beach County Bar Association
- 2013 Palm Beach County Bench Bar Conference Appellate Practice Co-Chair
- Young Lawyers Section Member
- South Palm Beach County Bar Association
Community Support and Involvement:
- Immediate Past President, University of Michigan Alumni Club of the Palm Beaches
- Volunteer Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
- Event Volunteer, Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County
Awards & Recognition:
- Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County: Commendation for 100+ hours of Pro Bono Assistance
- 2014 “Attorney to Watch” – Attorney at Law Magazine
- Disqualified But Still Dangerous: The Ministerial Act Exception to Orders of Disqualification or Recused Judges, Attorney at Law Magazine, Page 15, Volume 3, Number 2.
- Civil Contempt: The Importance of Specific Findings of the Contemnor’s Ability to Pay, Attorney at Law Magazine, Page 7, Volume 3, Number 1.
- Initiating a Florida Civil Trial Appeal: Motion for Rehearing and Notice of Appeal, Attorney at Law Magazine, Page 17, Volume 2, Number 3.
- When the Trial Judge Errs: Basic Guide to a Florida Civil Appeal (pdf)
- There and Back Again: Recovering Appellate Attorney’s Fees After a Successful Appeal, Attorney at Law Magazine, Page 6, Volume 2, Number 2.
- The Use of 57.105 on Appeal: Sword, Shield or Can Opener?, Attorney at Law Magazine, Page 15, Volume 2, Number 5.