Bonnie Lowe Jones is originally from Savannah, Georgia. With the exception of her time at Tulane School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana, she has been a life-long resident of Georgia. She is married with two children.
In 1996, Ms. Jones graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Armstrong State College in Savannah, Georgia. She also obtained two minor degrees in History and Legal Studies. While at Armstrong, Ms. Jones was on the Dean's List, acted as a contributing editor and columnist on the "Inkwell", served as the school's representative for the 26th National Symposium on the Study of the Presidency in Washington, D.C., and was an active member of Phi Alpha Theta.
Ms. Jones graduated with her Juris Doctor degree from Tulane School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2000. Her activities while at Tulane included membership in the Business Law Society and participation in the Trial Advocacy Program. In addition, she worked as a student attorney with the New Orleans Pro Bono Project (Family Assistance Center).
Ms. Jones began her career in Savannah as a general practitioner handling civil litigation and criminal defense.
In 2006, she relocated to Cumming, Georgia and joined the law firm of Jarrard & Davis, L.P. as an Assistant County Attorney where she specialized in defending §1983 actions brought against various county governments.
After leaving Jarrard & Davis, Ms. Jones associated with Steven Leibel, formerly of Casey Gilson Leibel, P.C. Mr. Leibel is renowned for holding the current record for the largest jury verdict award in the history of Georgia ($776 million for the wrongful death of former Dekalb County Sheriff-Elect Derwin Brown). In June of 2007, Ms. Jones was co-counsel in a case against the Georgia Department of Transportation for the wrongful death of a 67 year old woman. The jury awarded a verdict in the amount of almost $1.2 million This verdict currently stands as the largest in Dawson County's history.
Shortly thereafter, Ms. Jones opened Jones Law, LLC.
Memberships & Admissions
Ms. Jones is a member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia. She is also is a member of the State Bar's Trial Practice Section and is certified by the American Arbitration Association.
She is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for both the Southern and Northern Districts of Georgia. Moreover, she has has appeared before many state and superior courts throughout Georgia.
Previously, Ms. Jones has appeared as a guest lecturer at Winthrop University as part of a series entitled "Social Work and the Law".
Ms. Jones has over seven years of active, hands-on trial experience in handling both civil and criminal litigation.
Some of Ms. Jones' career accomplishments include: a jury verdict in her favor on behalf of a customer assaulted by store owners; favorable settlement on behalf of a hot-air balloon passenger for injuries sustained as the result of a crash landing; six-figure settlement against a private utility company for personal injuries to a minor child arising from his being run over by a trailer; favorable settlement against a major retailer for wrongful arrest and malicious prosecution; and favorable settlement against a chemical company for personal injury to a security guard caused by inhalation of toxic fumes.
She has also acted as a criminal defense attorney and obtained not guilty verdicts for clients charged with various criminal charges, including fraud and aggravated assault. Additionally, she participated in the recent Cherokee County illegal immigration ordinance suit.
Hourly ($180-275/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2001||08/05/2016|
|Trial Attorney & Counselor at Law||Jones Law, LLC||2007 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Law Section||Member||2006 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division||Member||2001 - Present|
|Bailey v. Georgia Department of Transportation||Jury verdict of $1.2 million|
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|Tulane University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|Social Work & the Law||Interaction between family law attorneys, the court system, and social work professionals||2005|