Jonathan M. Huerta, Attorney | KingSpry

Jonathan M. Huerta

Jonathan M. Huerta blends his genuine good nature, technical versatility and dedication to the law into every case he tackles.

Mr. Huerta is Chair of the firm’s Local Taxation and Assessment Practice Group. He concentrates his practice in the areas of general civil litigation and education law.

Before joining KingSpry, Mr. Huerta was a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Emil Giordano at the Court of Common Pleas of Northampton County and was an extern with the Honorable Renee Cohn Jubelirer at the Commonwealth Court.

In 2019, 2020 and 2021, he was named a Super Lawyer Rising Star by Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyer Magazine and a Future Leader of the Lehigh Valley at the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Excellence in Business Awards.

He earned his Juris Doctorate from Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law. While at Penn State Dickinson, Mr. Huerta was a member of the Woolsack Honor Society, Treasurer of the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity and captain of the law school’s intramural soccer team. Mr. Huerta holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Business Foundations from the University of Texas at Austin.

Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Eastern District of Pennsylvania
 Memberships and Associations
  • Northampton County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Immediate Past Chair
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • PBA House of Delegates
  • Former PBA Zone 2 Governor (2019-2022)
  • PBA Minority Bar Committee, Co-Chair of Membership Development Subcommittee
  • PBA Membership Enhancement Blue Ribbon Panel
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association’s GLBT Rights Committee
  • Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors Association E-2 Sectional Director
  • Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Executive Committee, Board of Governors
  • Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce LGBT Business Council Board Past President, Development Chair
  • Board Member, Cancer Support Community of the Lehigh Valley
  • Member, Muhlenberg Board of Associates
  • Philadelphia Texas Exes Alumni Association
  • Penn State Alumni Association
  • Leadership Lehigh Valley Class of 2014

Recent Posts

Divided Court Leaves Prior Ruling in Place Regarding Tax Assessment Appeals Formula 

Because the Court was divided, its decision leaves in place the Commonwealth Court’s prior ruling that a school district may continue to challenge underassessed properties if they use a sales-based formula to determine when to file tax assessment appeals, provided that the selection method does not differentiate based on property type or classification.

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KingSpry Launches New Education Law Podcast - Legal Lunch Room

KingSpry is proud to announce the launch of a new education law podcast. The pilot episode of Legal Lunch Room airs January 11, 2023.

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Calculating Charter School Tuition Reimbursement Rates 

A recent ruling by the Secretary of Education resolves, for the moment, a dispute between the Pennsylvania public school districts and charter schools over charter school tuition funding rates. More specifically, the decision is instructive regarding school district use of Pennsylvania Department of Education Form 363 when calculating these rates.

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