Amy R. Jonker

Attorney at Law


Calvin University
Bachelors of Arts, Political Science major with minor in Environmental Studies

DePaul University College of Law
Juris Doctor
Captain of the Trial Team, Winner of the Best All-Around Attorney and Best Cross-Examination at the Michigan State University/Cooley Law School International Trial Team Competition; Editor of the DePaul Women’s Law Journal


Illinois 2004
Michigan 2010
Colorado 2022
United States District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the District of Colorado
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Seventh Circuit


Colorado Bar Association
Pitkin County Bar Association
Garfield County Bar Association
Faculty of Federal Advocates
Michigan Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
American Bar Association


Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star 2014
Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Federal Bar Association

Amy R. Jonker is an accomplished litigator who concentrates her practice on complex real estate and business disputes in state and federal courts. Amy diligently applies her years of experience in and out of courtrooms to represent her clients ably through final resolution. She has represented companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small family-owned companies in all stages of litigation from pre-suit mediation to trial through appeal.

While in law school, Ms. Jonker served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, drafting complex judicial opinions. After law school, Ms. Jonker was admitted to the Federal Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois where she obtained the highest ever FMLA settlement in that district. She was tapped by Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School to teach banking and financial services regulation.