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James Edward Jones

James Edward Jones

also known as J. Edward Jones

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Federal Crime

About Me

The law office of J. Edward Jones is dedicated to 100% Criminal Defense.  Whether you are arrested on charges of Reckless Driving or Drug Possession, from Traffic Citations to Robbery, Attorney Ed Jones has the experience to get you the best possible outcome no matter how bad your case may be.

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, choosing the right lawyer can make all the difference in the result of your case.  Ed Jones is an attorney who will aggressively defend you.  He has extensive courtroom experience and a winning trial record with a solid knowledge of the law.  He has a strong reputation as a powerful defense lawyer, and an aggressive criminal defense attorney.


 


Mr. Jones experience as a criminal defense attorney has earned me the distinction of being one of the few attorneys qualified by the State of Utah to handle murder charges with death penalty exposure.  He has represented clients in cases ranging from traffic violations to 1st degree felony charges.  Let him put his experience to work for you.

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Languages Spoken: Mandarin, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    20 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    20 years
  3. Federal Crime: 20%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-300/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • David Allen Brooks

    I endorse this lawyer. He is diligent, knowledgeable, and trustworthy.

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    David Brooks Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Howard Robert Roitman

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Howard Roitman Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
UTActive200808/30/2015
CAActive199508/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
American Jurisprudence AwardBancroft-Whitney1995

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of J. Edward Jones2008 - Present
InstructorCalifornia Paralegal College2002 - 2007
AttorneyLaw Office of J. Edward Jones1995 - 1996
Deputy D.A.Placer County Districy Attorney's Office1995 - 2007
Legal Intern - ProsecutorSacramento County District Attorney's Office1993 - 1995

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Wasatch County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2009 - Present
Utah Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Utah State BarMember2008 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember2008 - 2009
Placer County Bar AssociationVice President2004 - 2007
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1995 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Phi Delta Phi legal fraternityAlumni Chair1992 - 1995

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State of Utah v. Joshua BinkerdClient aquitted of murder charges
People v. Andre SmithConviction reversed and charges dismissed

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
California Paralegal College TextbookLaw Office Computer Applications2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge SOL Univ of the PacificLawJuris Doctorate1995
Brigham Young UniversityHumanitiesundergraduate1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Wasatch County Bar Association SeminarCriminal Law Update2013
Wasatch County Bar Association MeetingCriminal Law, Procedure, and Case Updates2011
Placer County Bar Association MCLE ConferenceCriminal Law Aspects of Elder Abuse2007
Lions Club Annual BanquetThe Judicial Process2007
California Paralegal College SeminarCriminal Law and Procedure2007
Peace Officer Standardized TrainingDomestic Violence Law2003
Advocate TrainingDomestic Violence Law2003
Peace Officer Standardized TrainingDomestic Violence Law2002
Advocate TrainingDomestic Violence Law2002
Student Education SeminarJuvenile Criminal Law2001
Placer County MCLE TrainingUsing Computers to Research the Law1996
Modoc County MCLE TrainingComputerized Legal Research1995
LawDesk SeminarsComputer Assisted Legal Research1995
El Dorado County MCLE TrainingComputer Assisted Legal Research1995
County of Fresno - MCLE TrainingComputerized Legal Research1995
LawDesk SeminarsComputer Assisted Legal Research1994