Ausley McMullen

Jonathan Hayes
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123 South Calhoun Street
P.O. BOX 391
Tallahassee, FL 32302
Voice: 850-425-5439
Fax: 850-222-7560


Jonathan Hayes is a senior associate with the firm and practices in the areas of litigation, appellate practice, probate, trust and estates, business law, health care, employment law, corporate law, and government. Prior to joining the firm, Jonathan clerked for the Honorable Robert L. Hinkle of the Northern District of Florida. Before pursuing a career in law Jonathan started, ran, and sold several businesses which gives him a unique perspective on the legal challenges facing anyone making key business decisions. While in law school, Jonathan interned at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigating securities violations for the litigation group in Atlanta, and externed with the Honorable Mark E. Walker of the Northern District of Florida.

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Professional & Community Involvement

  • William H. Stafford Inn of Court, member 2019-2020
  • Class 4 of the Legal Aid Foundation Tallahassee’s Thunderdome Program
  • Tallahassee Bar Association
  • Tallahassee Women Lawyers


  • Jonathan Hayes, Constitutional Rulemaking: What Happens When the APA Doesn't Apply?, Fla. B. J., Jan. 2018, at 34, 34-37.

  • Jonathan Hayes, Continuing Legal Education presentation to the Florida Government Bar Association: Update on Medical Marijuana Law (Mar. 27, 2019)


  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2015
  • Florida State University, College of Law, first in his class before transferring to Duke, 2013
  • Florida State University, Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems, 2012

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