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Membership

Jonathan M. Wallis, Esq.

  • ​Virginia State Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Lynchburg Bar Association

     While completing his Bachelor's of Science degree in Criminal Justice, he worked as a police officer for one of Georgia's largest metro-Atlanta police departments. During his 8 years with the police department, Jonathan served as a patrol officer, field-training officer, and as a detective. These positions within the police department allowed Jonathan to be trained in various areas including crisis intervention and DUI detection, as well as investigative and interrogation techniques. 

     After leaving the police department, Jonathan and his family moved to Forest, Virginia to attend law school at Liberty University. During law school, Jonathan followed an emphasis in litigation. In addition to his coursework, Jonathan gained extensive courtroom experience as an intern with the Rockingham County District Attorney's Office in North Carolina as well as with the Bedford County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office in Bedford, Virginia. While working in these offices, Jonathan was able to investigate, prepare, and prosecute numerous juvenile, traffic, misdemeanor, and felony cases.  Since opening Wallis Law, Jonathan has used his experience to help thousands of individuals facing a variety of legal issues.  Unlike most attorneys, Jonathan's former police experience affords him a distinct advantage over other attorneys in that he is able to quickly identify mistakes and errors from the police and Commonwealth and is able to successfully challenge those areas, frequently resulting in a positive outcome for his client.


     Whether it's using his police experience to challenge various aspects of your criminal charge ranging from traffic citations to search warrants to arrests or using his experience as a Guardian ad litem to fight for you or your child, Jonathan has the experience and know-how to help you wherever law meets life.

Admitted to practice in:


  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Eastern District of Virginia Federal Court
  • Western District of Virginia Federal Court
  • United States Supreme Court