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George B. Jones

George B. Jones

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Separation, DUI & DWI, Immigration

About Me

I represent clients in all injury cases, including automobile accidents, truck collisions, work and construction accidents, and wrongful death.  Call me today about your car wreck or other injury case.  I will get you the money you deserve.


My experience spans over 26 years working hard for my clients in 4 states. I also spent ten years teaching college criminal law courses at Graceland University in southern Iowa. My criminal law practice includes representation of clients on all felony and misdemeanor charges in state court, including: drug crimes, sexual assault and rape, drunk driving (OWI), child abuse, murder, forgery, identity theft, fraud, theft, burglary, assault, robbery, arson, and all types of traffic offenses.


I also have an active immigration practice, representing clients in connection with Visa applications, deportation and removal proceedings, citizenship and VAWA applications, etc.


I also have an active family law practice and represent clients in divorce, custody, paternity and support cases.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Personal Injury: 26%
    27 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 24%
    27 years
  3. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    27 years
  4. Immigration: 15%
    3 years
  5. DUI & DWI: 15%
    27 years



Hourly ($165-175/hour), Contingent (15-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • No photo

    Mr. Jones is knowledgeable and experienced in both criminal defense and trial skills. His interest and passion for these areas show in his work. He also has a working knowledge of Spanish that, no doubt, is of great benefit in the service of his clients.


    Albert Amado Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Terry Clayton Smith

    I endorse this lawyer. We first met when we worked together on some real esate matters in connectiion with an estate planning matter. I learned that he is a lawyer sound on the law and with extraordinarily good judgment. He is tenacious and works harder for his clients than most lawyers I know. He undertook a very controversial criminal defense matter and guided his client to a beneficial resolution. George lives in a small town and conducts a very diverse practice. He is an excellent country lawyer in the best sense of that phrase. If I needed a lawyer my first choice on most matters would be George.


    Terry Smith
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

George B. Jones

117 S. Linden
P.O. Box 36
Lamoni, IA, 50140

Attorney George B. Jones

P.O. Box 36
117 S. Linden Street
Lamoni, IA, 50140

Criminal Defense Lawyer George B. Jones

Clarke County Courthouse
Osceola, IA, 50213



IAAuthorized to practice law200104/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Expert in Criminal JusticeABA UNDP International Legal Resource Center2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct Professor of Criminal LawGraceland University2001 - 2012

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Iowa State Bar Association, International Law SectionSection Council Member2010 - Present
Iowa State Bar Association, International Law SectionFormer Chair2010 - 2012
Iowa Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
Missouri State Bar AssociationPro Hac Vice2009 - 2012
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of IowaAttorney Member2008 - Present
Amnesty InternationalMember2008 - Present
American Bar Association, International Law SectionAttorney Member2006 - Present
Iowa State Bar Association, International Law SectionAttorney Member2006 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysAttorney Member2006 - Present
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionMember2006 - 2012
Iowa State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2001 - Present
Iowa State Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionAttorney Member2001 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarAttorney Member1997 - Present
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of AlabamaAttorney Member1994 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitAttorney Member1994 - Present
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of AlabamaAttorney Member1994 - Present
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of AlabamaAttorney Member1994 - Present
Poarch Creek Indian Tribal CourtAttorney Member1990 - 2001
Florida BarMember (retired)1988 - Present
Alabama State BarMember (inactive)1987 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember (inactive)1986 - Present
Iowa Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney MemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of Missouri v D.M.All charges dismissed
State of Iowa v R.H.All charges dismissed.
State of Iowa v L.D.Not guilty jury verdict.

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Publication NameTitleDate
American Bar Association publicationRule of Law--Road to Peace2012

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of DenverLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of DenverInternational StudiesMA - Masters1986
Graceland UniversityComputer ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1981
Graceland UniversityInternational StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1981

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
MACDL Annual Meeting and Spring ConferenceDiscovery in Complex Criminal Cases2013
NCADRC Annual ConferenceCollaboration in Criminal Defense2012
Criminal Law Section ConferenceObtaining and Using Experts in Criminal Defense2012