A full-service firm that covers all your needs.

At Tarris Law we put our clients’ needs first. We value open communication, up-front pricing, and top-notch work because we know that is what our clients want, and what you should expect from your attorney.

Traffic, Misdemeanor

& Civil Litigation

Have you been hurt or treated unfairly? When things go wrong, we fight for the best outcome, to protect our clients' interests.

Wills, Trusts &

Estate Planning

Are you prepared? We make trusts and estates easy to understand so that you can protect your assets and make your own decisions instead of leaving it to the government.

Contracts, Formations &

Business Services

Whether you are starting up, in a period of growth, or firmly established, we work with you to protect your business and achieve your goals


Jonathan B. Tarris Attorney at LawATTORNEY & COUNSELLOR AT LAW

I focus my practice on keeping the legal process easy for my clients by keeping them well informed. When you first meet with me I gather the necessary facts, discuss the outcome you desire, and advise you on potential solutions and the process going forward.


Jonathan was home-grown on a cattle farm just outside of Lexington Virginia. He is a graduate of Rockbridge County High School and West Virginia University where he studied at the College of Business & Economics, before attending law school at both George Mason and Washington & Lee University. While completing his degree, Jonathan worked in the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia as a part of the Transportation, Real Estate, Environmental, & Financial Division.

After law school, Jonathan began his career as Contract Negotiator for a manufacturer. There he negotiated international deals, saving the company valuable resources. Jonathan then earned his securities license and began working for a Fortune 500 company, as a Financial Planner. There he advised his clients on strategies to build wealth and protect assets. In his personal time, Jonathan likes to be outside, travel to new places, and stay involved with his community.

Jonathan opened Tarris Law as a way to expand the services he provides to his clients and the community. Based in downtown Lexington, Tarris Law provides you with clear information and direction regarding your legal matters. We believe in up-front pricing and offer flexible payment plans. Jonathan understands many of the difficulties people face, from dealing with a problem to planning ahead. At Tarris Law, we always have your future in mind.


Please feel free to wander in for a cup of coffee and a quick chat! Or contact us now to set up an appointment.

Our Commitment

We are passionate about the law and providing successful outcomes for our clients. Our promise to all our clients is to offer the very best legal advice and to consistently exceed your expectations.



What’s the Word?

13. Dec

Avoiding Probate

When someone dies, their will is submitted for probate, the legal process where a court determines if the will is valid and authentic. Probate ensures creditors are paid and that assets are distributed to the correct beneficiaries. If you pass without a will, you are considered to have died intestate, and the distribution of your assets …
15. May

2 Steps to Create an Affordable Trust for Your Family

Trusts are used to protect your finances and to provide for your family if something happens to you. Having a trust may sound complicated and expensive, luckily they can easy and affordable. All it takes to step up an affordable trust are two easy steps, creating a trust as part of your will and obtaining …