Jonathan Kaplan

Jonathan R. Kaplan, Attorney at Law, is an associate with the West Palm Beach legal firm, Hutchinson & Huffman, P.A. This “boutique” style firm deals in many areas of law, including criminal law, family law and estate planning, real estate law and legal services for small businesses throughout Florida.

In practice since 1991, Attorney Kaplan focuses on criminal law, offering assistance to clients who are facing a range of challenges, including those who are under investigation and those who have been criminally charged in a case. Over the course of his career, he has defended clients accused of many different offenses, both at the state level and at the federal level.

A Look at Attorney Jonathan R. Kaplan’s Education and Career

Originally from Oceanside, New York, Attorney Jonathan Kaplan started his education at New York University (NYU), graduating in 1988 with a B.A. in political science and philosophy. Following his graduation from NYU, he went on to pursue his law degree at the University of Miami Law School, ultimately earning his law degree in 1991.

He passed the bar exam in 1991 and was admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. Shortly after that, he relocated to West Palm Beach, Florida to begin practicing law.

Over the course of his career, Attorney Kaplan has represented clients in over 1,000 criminal cases in the state courts and in the federal courts. He has defended clients accused of drug possession and trafficking, burglary, DUI, sex offenses, first-degree murder cases, money laundering, healthcare fraud, securities fraud and a range of other white collar offenses.

Throughout the course of his career, he has defended clients in more than 60 criminal cases, tried in state court and in federal court.

Attorney Jonathan R. Kaplan is a member of The Florida Bar and a number of professional organizations, including the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and the Palm Beach Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, where he held the position of director for a period of time.

Prior memberships include Inns of Court, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the First Amendment Lawyers Association.

Additionally, Attorney Kaplan routinely serves as a judge in the National Law School Trial Competition.

What Can Attorney Jonathan R. Kaplan Do for You?

In conjunction with his colleagues at The Law Offices of Hutchinson & Huffman, Attorney Jonathan R. Kaplan is here to serve clients who require criminal defense services both at the state and federal level. His areas of focus include: 

  • Assisting business owners and employees accused of theft, fraud, and white collar crimes;
  • Defending clients for crimes such as securities fraud, healthcare fraud, and money laundering; and
  • Representing individuals accused of crimes ranging from DUI and drug-related offenses, to sex offenses, assault, violent crimes and even murder.

When asked how his colleagues would describe him, Attorney Kaplan indicated that his legal peers most commonly describe his litigation, trial and defense skills as “thorough,” “creative” and “methodical.”

He credits his skills, his extensive knowledge of constitutional concepts and legal issues, combined with his refined criminal defense strategies, with enabling him to establish himself as one of the region’s most well-respected criminal defense attorneys.

Together, with his colleagues at Hutchinson & Huffman, P.A., Attorney Jonathan R. Kaplan offers a full range of legal defense and litigation assistance to clients throughout Palm Beach County and the surrounding region.

If you’re in need of a highly strategic and results-oriented representation in a criminal case, contact Attorney Jonathan R. Kaplan. His associates at Hutchinson & Huffman, P.A. can assist with other legal matters, including cases involving family law, real estate law, estate planning or a business-related legal issue.

Hutchinson & Huffman, P.A. is located at 515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 401 in West Palm Beach, Florida. To arrange a confidential, no-cost case evaluation, just call (561) 838-9793.