Jonathan A. George

Jonathan A. George: Attorney with Waters Kraus & Paul
Attorney Awards


Jonathan George is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul. Since 1985, Jonathan has focused his practice on asbestos litigation. He is licensed by the State Bars of Virginia, Texas, California, and Pennsylvania. He is also certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Jonathan was awarded both his bachelor’s and his Juris Doctor degree from the College of William and Mary. While in law school, he was a member of the National Moot Court Team and served a third-year practice internship at the Office of the U.S. Attorney in Norfolk. He earned membership in the Order of the Coif by finishing in the top 10 percent of his law school class. Following graduation, he served as pro se law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Jonathan has tried numerous asbestos cases to verdict in Virginia, Texas, California, Washington State, and Ohio, and has had multimillion-dollar verdicts. He has been selected for inclusion on Thomson Reuters Virginia Super Lawyers list from 2011 to 2019.


• 4.4M Verdict in Asbestos Bowling Ball Trial
•2017 Virginia Super Lawyers
• 8.2M Verdict In Texas Benzene Trial Against DuPont
•Top California Case of 2011
•Jury Awards 2.4 Million in San Diego Asbestos Exposure Case

Board Certifications

•Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2005 to present

Honors & Awards

•Selected for recognition on the Virginia Super Lawyers list, published by Thomson Reuters, Legal, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Benzene Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214.357.6244  Phone
214.357.7252  Fax
University Attended:
College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, J.D., 1985
Year of First Admission:
1985, Virginia; 1985, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, 1990, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 1997, U.S. Supreme Court, 2002, Texas, 2006, California, 2007, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2011, Pennsylvania, 2015, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Professional Associations & Memberships
•American Association for Justice
•Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

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Dallas, Texas

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