Jonathan W. Harris was born in Salmon, Idaho and lived on his family’s cattle ranch near Leadore, Idaho until age nine when the ranch was sold and his family moved to the Ucon area North of Idaho Falls, Idaho. After high school Mr. Harris served an LDS Mission in Sweden.
While attending the University of Utah College of Law Mr. Harris clerked for the Child Protection Division of the Utah Attorney General’s Office and interned at the United States Attorney’s Office in Salt Lake City. After graduation in 2000, Mr. Harris went to work for the Idaho Falls, Idaho law office of Quane Smith, now known as Carey Perkins. While at Quane Smith, his practice focused on personal injury litigation and insurance disputes.
Mr. Harris joined the Blackfoot, Idaho firm of Baker & Harris in April of 2004 as an associate attorney became a partner in 2008. Mr. Harris resides in Blackfoot, Idaho with his wife Katie and their three children. When he is not practicing law he enjoys spending time with his family and is active in his church. He especially enjoys coaching youth baseball and basketball, and being involved in 4-H. Mr. Harris currently serves as president of the Idaho Potato Museum, is a member of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association and is active in the Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce.