Jonathan Goldstein brings nearly 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and business owner to his law practice. Mr. Goldstein's practice focuses on firearms law and election law as well as entrepreneurial business advising.
Mr. Goldstein is an NRA certified pistol instructor and is a volunteer attorney for several firearms organizations including the National Rifle Association. He actively lectures on firearms law and firearms safety across Pennsylvania and is a frequent presenter for continuing legal education providers such as CAPE and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. In May 2011, Mr. Goldstein was awarded the Defender of Justice Award by the National Rifle Association's Institute of Legislative Action for his "tireless service to the Constitution and with particular emphasis on the protection and furtherance of the Second Amendment." As of September, 2015, Mr. Goldstein also sits as a non-director member of the National Rifle Association board’s Outreach Committee.
Mr. Goldstein is also very active in Pennsylvania politics. He has twice been a candidate for the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Mr. Goldstein has litigated signature challenges in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and has briefed and won an election law appeal before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. He regularly represents state and national political parties as well as state and local candidates across the Commonwealth.
Mr. Goldstein received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. He returned to the University of Pennsylvania for law school, earning his J.D. in 2005. Mr. Goldstein is admitted to practice law in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Goldstein was the founder and President of Urban Technology Group, Inc., a technology services company. According to the Philadelphia Business Journal, Urban Technology Group, Inc. was the fastest growing services company in Philadelphia from 2000-2002. In 2002, Mr. Goldstein won the Philadelphia Business Journal's 40 Under 40 award as one of the most influential Philadelphians under the age of 40. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Goldstein also served as an Adjunct Professor in Temple University's Fox School of Business teaching entrepreneurship and computer science to both undergraduates and M.B.A. candidates.
Mr. Goldstein is the Chairman of Schulmerich Bells, LLC of Hatfield, Pennsylvania - the world's largest manufacturer of musical handbells and is also Chairman of The Boat Safe, LLC, a leading manufacturer of marine bilge heaters.