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Jonna Spilbor

Jonna M. Spilbor,  Family Law Attorney

Mr. Spilbor is an attorney, columnist and legal analyst who appears regularly on MSNBC, CNN Headline News, Fox News Channel and Court-TV, as well as Court TV Radio. She is also the resident legal expert on the "Coop & Tobin Show" which airs Thursdays on WPDH, 101.5 FM from New York's Hudson Valley.

In addition to her frequent television and radio appearances, Spilbor is a columnist for the Poughkeepsie Journal, a Gannett-owned daily newspaper. Her column, "Reasonable Doubts," is published on alternating Sundays.

She is also a regular contributing columnist for "Findlaw's Writ" (found at Her in-depth legal analysis of celebrity criminal cases has been featured nationally in Variety Magazine, the San Francisco Recorder, the Los Angeles Daily Journal and on, among other outlets, in which Spilbor offers unique and often entertaining commentary on the nation's high-profile legal happenings.

In the courtroom, she has handled hundreds of cases as a criminal defense attorney, and prior to that, also served in the San Diego City Attorney's Office, Criminal Division, and the Office of the United States Attorney in the Drug Task Force and Appellate units. A California death penalty scholar, her work has been published in the San Diego Justice Journal.

In 1998, Spilbor earned certification as a Court Appointed Special Advocate with the San Diego Juvenile Court, and in 1999, received special recognition by the San Diego bench for her work in the area of three strikes defense.

My Blogs:
Q&A on Online Divorce
The Online Options for Getting a Divorce
Online Resources for a Divorce

Jonna Spilbor

Most Recent Articles

The Online Options For Getting A Divorce

Wednesday, 30 June 2010 10:42
When contemplating divorce — I mean really taking the time to think about what’s involved throughout the beginning, middle, and end — it’s no wonder we may be drawn to any path that promises an uncomplicated journey through&

Q & A on Online Divorce

Tuesday, 28 July 2009 19:24
Here are my answers to questions posted by bloggers:Question: How much quality do the online services ensure? I mean, to go a route that seems so impersonal and not in the least…

Online Resources For Your Divorce

Friday, 21 March 2008 08:04
So, you want to know what to expect when you're ending a marriage? Of course you do. While most women enjoy a good suspense novel from time to time, divorce needn't be mysterious. What women want to know most during the divorce process includes…