Jonathan Litster is a litigator who advocates for individuals inside and outside of the courtroom. Jonathan represents plaintiffs in a broad range of tort litigation areas, including significant personal injury, wrongful death, and professional malpractice. Prior to joining Burg Simpson, Jonathan worked for several personal injury law firms, helping plaintiffs get what they deserve. Jonathan served as a judicial extern for the Honorable United States District Court Chief Judge David C. Nye where he observed all stages of litigation. Before relocating to Arizona, Jonathan worked as a Deputy Criminal Prosecutor for Ada County in Boise, Idaho. Jonathan is licensed to practice law in Idaho and Arizona.
Jonathan Litster graduated from Brigham Young University where he received a Bachelor of Music degree in Commercial Music. Having learned Spanish growing up, Jonathan lived for two years in Taiwan and learned to speak Mandarin Chinese as well. Jonathan received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Idaho College of Law. While in law school, Jonathan served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Justice Joel D. Horton at the Idaho Supreme Court and observed the intricacies of appellate work. In addition to being selected Dean’s List, Jonathan was chosen by faculty to represent the University of Idaho College of Law in Baltimore, Maryland at the Peggy Browning Fund Workers’ Rights Conference. Jonathan joined the University of Idaho Family Justice Clinic, helping survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Jonathan externed with the James A. & Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research and presented to the Idaho Governor’s Salmon Workgroup.
When not practicing law, Jonathan Litster spends his time with his wife Stephanie and their three children. He can often be found singing Tenor in the East Valley Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, camping, or listening to audio books and podcasts.
State Bar of Arizona
U.S. District Courts, District of Arizona
Idaho State Bar
U.S. Districts Courts, District of Idaho
J.D., 2019, University of Idaho, College of Law
2017, Brigham Young University