Chicago Office

2 N. Riverside Plaza, Ste 1830
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-897-2010
Fax: 847-637-5140

Crystal Lake Office

333 Commerce Dr., Ste 900
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Phone: 815-455-3000
Fax: 815-455-3049


Schaumburg Office

1990 Algonquin Rd., Ste 240
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: 847-637-5140
Fax: 847-637-5140

Jonathan Thornton, Associate Attorney

Jonathan Thornton

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Jonathan joined Bruning & Associates, P.C. in July 2015.  Jonathan received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2009, and his Juris Doctor from Notre Dame Law School in 2012.  Upon graduating from law school, Jonathan worked for several years at a law firm located in downtown Chicago.

He dedicates his practice to all area of family law, estate planning, and trust/estate administration.  Jonathan also has experience with contractual law, representing businesses, guardianship proceedings, and real estate. 


  • Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana, Juris Doctor, 2012
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor of Science, 2009

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Divorce and Family Law
  • Probate Law
  • Trust Administration
  • Guardianships
  • Real Estate
  • Dissipation
  • Child Support
  • Orders of Protection
  • Maintenance (Alimony)
  • Parentage
  • Parental Responsibilities (Custody)
  • Parenting Time (Visitation)
  • Nuptial Agreements

Legal Membership

  • Northwest Suburban Estate Planning Council
  • McHenry County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Service Membership

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Wills for Veterans
  • Cary Youth Baseball
  • Cary Youth Basketball Association

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