Two Renaissance Square

40 North Central Avenue
Suite 2700
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Phone: 602-263-1700
Fax: 602-651-7599

Location Information

Jonathan P. Barnes
TEL: 602-263-4437
FAX: 602-200-7813


Arizona State University
College of Law
J.D., 2010

Northern Arizona University
B.A., Philosophy, 2004

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 2010

California (Inactive), 2011
U.S. District Court,
District of Arizona, 2011
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

Jonathan P. Barnes

Mr. Barnes joined Jones, Skelton & Hochuli in 2011, concentrating his practice on federal and state appeals in all types of civil litigation, including medical malpractice, governmental liability, employment, family law, and torts.  Mr. Barnes also assists trial counsel in preserving the record for appeal, preparing dispositive and post-trial motions, and crafting proposed final judgments.  Prior to joining Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, Mr. Barnes clerked on the Arizona Court of Appeals, where he found his passion for appellate practice.

Mr. Barnes received his law degree from Arizona State University College of Law in 2010, and is admitted to practice in Arizona and California.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Young Lawyer Division of the Arizona State Bar, Appellate Practice Section Liaison
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • USLAW Network, Member

Presentations & Publications

  • Since 2014, Mr. Barnes has been the Author of the "Appellate Highlights" section for our Firm's publication, the JSH Reporter.  To view current and past issues visit
  • “Judgment Day: Tips for Terminating Trial Court Proceedings and Shaping the Issues on Appeal,” Co-Presenter, 2017 AADC Annual Meeting, June 2017
  • "Case Law Update -- LIVE!" Co-Presenter, Current Issues in Governmental Liability Seminar, November 2015
  • “Are You Smarter Than A Claimant’s Lawyer?” Learning To Identify The Essential Elements Of A Valid Notice Of Claim,” Presenter, 2014 JSH Annual Seminar: Current Issues in Governmental Liability, November 2014
  • "Privity Of Contract Is Still The Rule For Breach-Of-Implied-Warranty Claims Against Subcontractors, Even For New Home Construction," Author, JSH Reporter, Summer 2014
  • "Current Issues/Case Law Update," Co-Presenter, Arizona Counties Insurance Pool's Sixteenth Annual Public Practice Legal Seminar, Prescott, May 2013