Jonas K. Seigel was awarded a Master of Laws in Trial Advocacy from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, following his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He has tried cases in Superior Court and Arbitration forums. At present, Jonas manages and settles all pre-litigation files for the firm. He serves as a Trustee of the Bergen County Bar Foundation and the Passaic County Bar Association, as well as on the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Association for Justice. Jonas is a recipient of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Award for Community Service and he has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by New Jersey Super Lawyers and named to Who’s Who In American Law. He is a member of both The Morris Pashman American Inn of Court and The Justice Robert L. Clifford American Inn of Court. Jonas is an active member of the Bergen and Passaic County Bar Associations, the New Jersey State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association – holding Committee positions in each of the organizations.
Jonas is also very active in community affairs. He spent four months with Habitat for Humanity as a volunteer rebuilding New Orleans’ infamous Lower Ninth Ward following the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina. After serving on the Board of Directors for Paterson Habitat for Humanity, he now continues his battle to provide affordable housing to the poor on PHFH’s Advisory Board. Additionally, he travels throughout New Jersey drafting wills for police officers, firefighters, and EMTs through the Wills for Heroes Foundation – a charitable non-profit organization, providing support, services, financial assistance and supplies to eligible emergency first responders and their families in the United States. Jonas is also a proud recipient of the Paul Patti Humanitarian Award from the Boys & Girls Club of Lodi/ Hackensack. He has hosted and created episodes dedicated to consumer protection on the cable television program “Lawscapes” and written articles to better educate citizens of New Jersey about the complexities of insurance laws.
Jonas, a Bergen County native, attended Don Bosco Preparatory High School and later Goucher College where he was a two-year captain of his lacrosse team. Today, he resides in Ridgewood with his wife Eliana and their two boys, Max and Luca.