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Colin Matthew Jones

Colin Matthew Jones

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death

About Me

Colin M. Jones is a Trial Attorney licensed in both California and Illinois. In his career, Mr. Jones has obtained combined verdicts and settlements of over $10,000,000.00 including a 2013 settlement of $1,150,000.00, which represents the largest settlement in Illinois history for a dog bite case. Colin concentrates his practice in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and products liability. In 2012 Mr. Jones was selected as a member into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 organization. Additionally, the National Trial Lawyers selected him as one of the top 100 Attorneys in Illinois for 2011, 2012 and again in 2013. Colin also has an AVVO rating of "Superb," as selected by his peers and clients. Mr. Jones received his Bachelor of Arts degree Cum Laude from the University of Southern California and his Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law with Honors.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Personal Injury: 70%
    6 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    6 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Colin. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andrew Jacob Reeves

    I worked with Colin at Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. in Chicago. Colin is a hard working attorney who fervently fights for his client, in and out of the court room. I recommend Colin for medical malpractice and personal injury actions.


    Andrew Reeves Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Wilshire Law Firm

3055 Wilshire Blvd, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA, 90010

901 S. Flower
Los Angeles, CA, 90015

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard

22 W Washington
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL




ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201008/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 10 Under 40National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2012
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2011
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyWilshire Law Firm, PLC2013 - Present
AttorneySalvi, Schostok & Prtichard2009 - 2012
AssociateCarpenter & Zuckerman2008 - 2010


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Consumer Attorney Association of Los AngelesN/A2013 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2010 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar FoundationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
MATTHEW GOLDBY, et al., Plaintiffs v. ORTHOPEDIC & SPINE SURGERY ASSOCIATES, et al., DefendantsSETTLEMENT: $1,750,000
ESTATE OF BRUCE DIXON, et al., Plaintiffs v. PROVENA HOSPITALS, et al., DefendantsSETTLEMENT: $1,500,000
CHRISTOPHER SANCHEZ, a minor, et al., Plaintiffs v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and SHERMAN HOSPITAL, DefendantsSettlement: 2,350,000

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Publication NameTitleDate
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationHow To Win Over A Jury At Trial2013


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University School of LawLawJuris Doctor2008
University of Southern CaliforniaJournalism and Mass CommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts2005

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
School of Law: Loyola University ChicagoAdvanced Trial Advocacy2013
School of Law: Loyola University ChicagoAdvanced Trial Advocacy2012
Litigation LabCase Examination2012