Jonathan Lounsberry

Jonathan Lounsberry

KD Trial Lawyers

Profile

I am a Fellow in the AAML and the IAFL, I have a state-wide family law practice in South Carolina.

Education

Charleston School of Law, 2009, J.D.

Admitted to Practice

South Carolina, 2009

AAML Position(s) Held

National
  • AAML/AFCC Joint Committee
  • International Issues Committee
  • & Practice and Technology Committee

Legal Organizations

  • Newsletter Editor/Subcommittee Chair, Family Law Litigation Committee, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association (2016-2021)
  • Contributing Editor, Litigation News, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association (2020-2021)
  • Vice Chair – Membership, International Family Law Committee, Section of International Law, American Bar Association (2018–Present)
  • Planning Committee, “International Families: Money, Children, and Long-Term Planning” Seminar, Section of International Law & Section of Family Law, American Bar Association (2013-2014)
  • Delegate, Seventh Judicial Circuit, House of Delegates, South Carolina Bar (2017-Present)
  • Chair, Practice & Procedure Committee, South Carolina Bar (2016-2020)
  • Co-Chair, Technology Committee, Young Lawyer’s Division, South Carolina Bar (2017-2018)

CLE Presentations

  • Moderator/Course Planner, “CLE Essentials: Family Law,” South Carolina Bar (2021)
  • Co-Panelist, “The 13(b) Exception and International Child Recovery,” The Latin American Family Law Webinar, IAFL AIJUDEFA (2021)
  • Co-Presenter, “How to Litigate a 1980 Hague Convention Case from Start to Finish,” South Carolina Bar Convention (2021)
  • Co-Presenter, “Dissecting Monasky v. Taglieri: the U.S. Supreme Court’s new standard for Habitual Residence under the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention,” The Washington Foreign Law Society (2020)
  • Moderator/Course Planner, “CLE Essentials: Family Law,” South Carolina Bar (2020)
  • Co-Presenter, “Dividing High Value Items in Divorce,” Strafford Webinars (2020)
  • Panelist, “Trial Technology: Tricks of the Trade,” Fall CLE Conference, Section of Family Law, American Bar Association (2019)
  • Presenter, “Rules: What’s Going On?” Hot Tips from the Coolest Domestic Law Practitioners, South Carolina Bar (2019)
  • Moderator/Course Planner, “CLE Essentials: Family Law,” South Carolina Bar (2019)
  • Co-Presenter, “Judge, What Do You Want to Hear? Presenting a Bench Trial,” Section Annual Conference, Section of Litigation & Section of Solo, Small Firm and General Practice, American Bar Association (2019)
  • Moderator/Course Planner, “CLE Essentials: Family Law,” South Carolina Bar (2018)
  • Presenter, “Family Law, Construction Law, and Personal Injury Law: A Multi-Area Update,” Charleston School of Law (2017)
  • Moderator/Course Planner, “CLE Essentials: Family Law,” South Carolina Bar (2017)
  • Co-Presenter, “Legal Eagle Squares,” Horry County family Court CLE Seminar (2017)
  • Presenter, “Tools for GAL Investigations & How to Use Them,” In the Best Interests of the Child: Guardian ad Litem Training and Update,” South Carolina Bar (2017)
  • Co-Presenter, “Hollywood Squares: Serenity Now Edition,” South Carolina Bar Convention (2017)
  • Co-Presenter, “Hollywood Squares: The Family Court Rules Edition,” South Carolina Bar Convention (2016)
  • Co-Presenter, “Practice Before the South Carolina Family Court,” Bridge the Gap, South Carolina Bar (August 2016)
  • Co-Presenter, “Practice Before the South Carolina Family Court,” Bridge the Gap, South Carolina Bar (March 2016)
  • Co-Presenter, “Practice Before the South Carolina Family Court,” Bridge the Gap, South Carolina Bar (January 2016)
  • Co-Presenter, “Tech Tips for Trial Lawyers,” South Carolina Association of Justice Annual Meeting (2015)
  • Co-Presenter, “Practice Before the South Carolina Family Court,” Bridge the Gap, South Carolina Bar (August 2015)
  • Co-Presenter, “Practice Before the South Carolina Family Court,” Bridge the Gap, South Carolina Bar (March 2015)
  • Co-Presenter, “Practice Before the South Carolina Family Court,” Bridge the Gap, South Carolina Bar (January 2015)
  • Co-Presenter, “Courtroom Etiquette,” Professionalism Series, Charleston School of Law (2014)
  • Presenter, “Review of the United States Supreme Court’s Recent Rulings that Affect Family Law,” Hot Tips from the Coolest Domestic Law Practitioners, South Carolina Bar (2014)
  • Co-Presenter, “Practice Before the South Carolina Family Court,” Bridge the Gap, South Carolina Bar (August 2014)
  • Program Co-Chair, “The 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and Its Implementation in Asia,” International Families: Money, Children, and Long-Term Planning, Section of International Law & Section of Family Law, American Bar Association (2014)
  • Presenter, “Marital Agreements & Can You Really Contract Out of Family Court Jurisdiction?” South Carolina Bar (2013)
  • Presenter, “You’ve Been Appointed a Juvenile Delinquent Matter … Now What?” South Carolina Bar (2013)

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