Jon M. DeVore

Mr. DeVore’s practice concentrates on business transactions; government contracting; small business, Native American law; veteran and minority business development; 8(a) programs; natural resources; bankruptcy; transportation; administrative law; and legislative and administrative advocacy. He has extensive litigation, regulatory and legislative experience in Washington, D.C. and Alaska. He has served as an expert witness in SBA fraud cases and is a frequent presenter at SBA conferences.


California Western School of Law (J.D., 1986)
Beloit College (B.A., 1976)
American University of Beirut, Lebanon (1974)

Admitted to Practice

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska
District of Columbia

Awards and Honors

Department of Justice Award for Superior Performance as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney
SBA General Counsel Award of Excellence
SBA District Office Employee of the Year

Other Professional Experience

Chief Counsel and Legislative Director, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski
District Counsel, U.S. Small Business Administration
Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Alaska
Senior Legislative Assistant, U.S. Senator Frank Murkowski
Staff Assistant, U.S. Senator Ted Stevens

Professional and Community Activities

Rotary Club of Anchorage-Hillside (Past President)
Athletic advisory board, Boys and Girls Club Alaska