ABOUT JENNIFER C. JONES
JENNIFER C. JONES, ATTORNEY AT LAW
As the founder of Jones Legal, Inc, Jennifer Jones provides her clientele with a wealth of experience. She has legal experience in nearly every area of law and is licensed to practice law in California and Georgia jurisdictions. Ms. Jones has chosen to focus the firm’s practice primarily in the areas of workers’ compensation, personal injury, and estate planning, including wills & trusts.
BACKGROUND & LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Prior to launching Jones Legal, Inc, Ms. Jones worked for firms in a wide range of practice areas. She began her legal career at an Estate Planning law office. This boutique law office exemplified client dedication. This level of client commitment did not go unnoticed by Ms. Jones. She adopted this work ethic throughout her legal career.
Ms. Jones then served as a judicial extern for the late Honorable Warren J. Ferguson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Here, she gained a valuable and intimate insight into the legal system, not afforded to most attorneys.
Ms. Jones then began service in a family law clinic. This law clinic provided free legal aide to low income clients in need of assistance with family law matters. Here, she was driven by the needs of clients, not their pocketbooks. Throughout her legal career she continued to employ her legal talents to serving the community by preparing tax returns to low income families and individuals through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.
Ms. Jones also worked at a boutique full-service law firm. Here, she represented clients in contracts, probate, criminal, family, tax, and entertainment law matters. This fast-paced environment afforded her the opportunity to sharpen her critical thinking skills and ability to handle complex cases.
Ms. Jones next worked as a member of a tort litigation practice group with a national law firm. She analyzed voluminous document productions assessing relevance to pertinent legal issues for Fortune 500 corporate clients during the e-discovery process.
Ms. Jones served as defense counsel to one of the largest school districts in the country. During this tenure, she handled special education litigation under the purview of state and federal disability laws. She successfully represented her client in due process hearings, appeals, civil rights investigations, federal and state departments of education complaints, labor and employment issues, Title IX claims, and First Amendment issues.
Her workers’ compensation experience consists of representing injured workers. At these firms, she provided representation for complex cases, drafted petitions, developed rebuttals to inadequate permanent disability ratings, and tried cases. Ms. Jones has extensive experience negotiating settlements and has successfully petitioned for removal and reconsideration before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. She currently serves as President of the California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (Greater Inland Empire Chapter).
Ms. Jones earned a B.A. in Rhetoric with a minor in Education from the University of California, Berkeley. She earned a Master of Education degree from Pepperdine University. She earned a Juris Doctorate from Western State University, College of Law where she graduated cum laude, served on the law review, and served as President of the Black Law Student Association. Before attending law school, she was an elementary school teacher for the Los Angeles Unified School District where she taught in the inner city reaching predominately African American and Latino students. She also assisted in drafting a charter school petition.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
As a seasoned attorney, Ms. Jones exhibits excellent client relationship skills. After 15 years of representing a vast array of clients in various legal disciplines, she has gained valuable insight and superb problem-solving skills necessary to effectively represent you in your legal matter.
“Jennifer Jones, is not only informative, but was willing to explain our concerns in a way that a non-attorney could understand. We came in for legal advice, and walked away with clear answers. Our issues were long-standing, and after meeting with Jennifer Jones, we walked away with a plan and a way to figure out our issues. I highly recommend Jennifer, and I will come back to her for my other legal matters.”