Jon has over 10 years of experience in legal accounting, working at a wide variety of firms ranging from mega firms to independent practices. Over the course of his career, he has built and improved the accounting and billing practices to meet the individual needs of firms of all sizes. Jon now serves in his current role as the billing manager at Smith Freed Eberhard, where he enjoys providing value to clients and firms alike.
Jon began his carrier in San Diego, California at the litigation law firm of Solomon, Grindle, Lidstad & Wintringer as a billing clerk, where he first grained experience with legal e-billing. Within a few years, he became the assistant manager of the firm, managing the day to day accounting and billing processes. In 2016, Jon moved to Vancouver, Washington and found a job as a manager of a family law firm in downtown Portland, Oregon, where he revitalized the firm’s file management and billing procedures. In 2017, Jon became a National Billing Specialist for one of the top insurance defense firms in the nation and an AM Law Top 100 National Firm, Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard and Smith. During his time there he managed high value, institutional insurance providers, while helping build and train teams of e-billers on a multitude of e-billing platforms.
In his free time Jon enjoys attending concerts and collecting silkscreen posters, art toys, and vinyl records and CDs.
California State University-San Marcos, B.A., History, 2007, Cum Laude
Minor: Music & Visual Performing Arts