Jonathan A. Ruybalid

Jonathan A. Ruybalid

Of Counsel
McLean, Virginia

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Virginia Supreme Court


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Juris Doctor - 1992
  • Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
    • Master of Theology - 1989
  • Grace University, Omaha, Nebraska
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1984

Published Works

  • InSite Magazine, published by Christian Camp & Conference Association, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Regularly write Legal Briefs, a column on legal issues important to camps, conference centers, and other nonprofit organizations
  • “Virginia Law Summary for Nonstock Tax-Exempt Organizations,” The Exempt Organization Tax Review, Vol. 22, No. 2, 1998
  • “Preparing the Exempt Organization for an Audit,” 1997 Foundation Management Report, Council on Foundations, Spring 1997, by George R. Grange II and Jonathan A. Ruybalid.
  • “Nonprofit Legal Audits: An Unfelt Need Whose Time has Come,” Preventive Law Reporter, Vol. 14, No. 4, Winter 1995, Co-authored by George R. Grange II, Peter F. Rathbun, and Jonathan A. Ruybalid


  • Speaker, Governance Issues for Camps & Conference Centers; Employment Practices; Current Legislative & Legal Issues; and Current Tax Issues, 2015 CCCA Northwest Section Conference, Seattle, WA, 2015 - Present
  • Speaker, Current Legal & Legislative Issues for Camps & Conference Centers and Employment Practices Issues, 2014 CCCA National Conference, Orlando, FL, 2015 - Present
  • Presenter, Cultural and Legal Issues for Missions, 2014 Association of Gospel Rescue Missions CEO Summit, Mt. Hermon, California, 2014 - Present
  • Speaker, Legal Issues in Employment Law and Identifying Legal Issues for Interns and Volunteers, 2014 AGRM National Conference, St. Louis, MO, 2014 - Present
  • Speaker, Current Legal & Legislative Issues for Camps & Conference Centers, 2013 CCCA National Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, 2013 - Present
  • Speaker, Legal Issues for Social Enterprise, 2012 AGRM National Conference, San Diego, California, 2013 - Present
  • Speaker, Social Enterprise Activity for Camps & Conference Centers, 2012 CCCA National Conference, San Diego, California, 2012 - Present
  • Speaker, The Rule of Law and Its Role in Transforming Cultures and Countries, Africa Transformation Conference for Legislators and Leaders of African Countries, Purcellville, Virginia, 2001 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Exempt Organizations Committee, Member
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Nebraska State Bar

Past Employment Positions

  • Jonathan A. Ruybalid Law Offices, LLC, Owner, 1998 - 2015
  • BandPage, Inc., Founding Team Member, Vice-President of Human Resources and Chief Legal Officer , 2009 - 2015
  • Blue Dot Advocates, Associated Attorney, 2013 - 2015
  • Gammon & Grange, P.C., Associate Attorney, 1992 - 1997