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Sherry Gale Ivey Jones

Criminal defense Attorney at Marathon, FL

5.0   7 reviews

also known as Sherry Ivey Jones, P.A.

  • Licensed for 16 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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Attorney Jones zealously represents her clients, both inside and outside the courtroom. She is a strong believer the legal rights of her clients. She will exhaust every possible resource in defense against any criminal charges in Monroe County Florida. Attorney Jones will also come to you if you cannot come to one of her office locations. Attorney Jones spends a lot of time visiting jail, and any client who has not been able to bond out of jail get’s top priority.

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Sherry Ivey Jones, P.A.
9703 Overseas Hwy
Marathon, FL, 33050
Sherry Ivey Jones Criminal Lawyer
1200 4th Street
#1078
Key West, FL, 33040
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Posted by Jose | April 17, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Criminal fishing case
A few months ago my grandson and I were out fishing in Long Key when FWC approached us and checked our fish collar. Unknowingly, my grandson caught 4 fishes out of size. I was charged per fish and was given a court date. I immediately contacted attorney Sherry Jones on a Saturday and forwarded her all the paperwork given to me on the scene. From that day forward we had multiple conversations over text, phone and email. Every time reassuring me that everything would be ok. She was always one step ahead and had extensive knowledge and experience in this matter. Thanks to Attorney Sherry Jones our case was dismissed. This was a huge learning point for me and I'm sure with our Attorney Jones on my case the outcome would have been different. For anyone needing legal assistance in marathon, Key West I recommend Attorney Sherry Jones with all your needs. You won't be disappointed and you will be glad you fired her to represent you in your time of need.
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Posted by Dana | April 28, 2014
Underage drinking charge
Sherry gave me excellent advice in dealing with my son's misdemeanor charge for underage drinking. The officer told him he only needed to pay a fine, but Sherry rightfully advised that if he did do, he would be pleading guilty to a misdemeanor conviction and would have to disclose it on job applications. We were able to obtain a deferred prosecution and avoid any significant penalty. Sherry was generous with her time and gave us her personal attention.
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Posted by Kathy | August 27, 2013
Military Divorce
After having been married to a retired military man for 37 years, before, during and after his retirement their were many issues to be considered in the division of property, assets and benefits. Ms. Jones was an outstanding lawyer who was though and professional, on top of every situation and always available to answer all my questions. She made this difficult process for me as painless as possible. I would recommend her to everyone. She is a first rate lawyer with a caring heart!
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Posted by Marc | July 31, 2012
Trustworthy and Conscientous
I worked with Sherry while she was with the Florida Department of Children and Families. The manner in which she dealt with the numerous clients was both professional and sincere. I can recommend her without reservation.
Posted by anonymous | July 30, 2012
A very responsible and commendable attorney
In my dealing with the need of an attorney, I was very impressed with Ms. Jones knowledge and assistance in a very trying matter. The moment she was involved, the case was handled properly and the judge listened. My charges were reduced and I am very thankful for the reduction, as this could have cost thousands of extra dollars over the process or course of 3 years.
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Posted by anonymous | May 21, 2012
Successful misdemeanor battery defense case
Sherry Jones was very knowledgeable and handled my son's misdemeanor battery case with confidence and expertise. In addition to the alleged victim's statements, the police had a video of my son admitting to forcing her out of his car. The video also showed my son sitting on top of the alleged victim (and not allowing her to move) as the police vehicle pulled up to the scene. Although the alleged victim was a female, Ms Jones listened to our statements and immediately understood that my son was actually the victim in this case. She clearly explained what the prosecution would have to prove and that my son's defense would be self-defense and preventing property damage. Ms Jones gave us a list of what evidence we would need to provide, and also suggested some witnesses we might wish to have testify. She also patiently listened to all of my "Law and Order" legal mumbo-jumbo and judiciously advised us on what evidence was relevant and what was not (which ultimately saved me a lot of time and money on subpoenas, etc.) My son was offered a plea bargain up-front, but Ms Jones advised us to decline this initial offer, since she was sure that we would either get a better offer or win the case at trial. Judging by the discovery evidence that was exchanged between our lawyer and the prosecutor, it became increasingly obvious that Ms Jones was compiling a much stronger case than the prosecution had. However, on the weekend prior to jury selection, the prosecution offered a very tempting plea bargain offer. My son knew he was innocent, but he still wanted to avoid jail time. Ms Jones was very confident that she had prepared a winning case, so we declined the offer, or as the presecutor later stated, we "called his bluff." Ms Jones held several private conferences with the prosecutor, insisting that he drop the case. She explained our defense strategy, and gave examples of the many discrepancies in the alleged victim's statements. Finally, on the day of jury selection, the prosecutor decided not to prosecute, and the case was dismissed. Bravo, Sherry Jones!
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Posted by anonymous | February 23, 2011
divorce lawyer
Miss Jones was very professional , and always returned my calls in a timely manner. Would highly recommend her as an attorney. Very down to earth and a very caring person.
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AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Office of Sherry Ivey Jones
  • 2010 - Present
  • Senior Attorney
  • Department Of Children & Families
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Assistant Public Defender
  • Eighth Judicial Circuit Public Defender
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Assistant State Attorney
  • Third Circuit State Attorney's Office
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Certified Legal Intern
  • Gator TeamChild
  • 2006 - 2006
  • Law Clerk
  • Family Law and Consumer Law
  • 2006 - 2006
  • Law Clerk
  • Office of Attorney Mark
  • 2005 - 2005
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Education

  • University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
  • 2006
  • East Tennessee State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2003

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Charges of Aggravated Battery with a deadly weapon
  • Trial, client admitted to simple battery, client convicted only of charged admitted too.

Associations

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Attorney Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association
  • Attorney
  • 2009 - Present
  • Society of the Criminal Defense Bar First Circuit
  • President
  • 2009 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • 2008 - Present
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Attorney Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Member, Federal Northern District of Florida
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Florida Bar License
  • Florida Bar Association
  • 2008
  • J.D.
  • University of Florida
  • 2006
  • Dean's List
  • East Tennessee State University
  • 2003

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Annual Conference
  • Keeping your client safe
  • 2008
  • Florida Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Domestic Violence
  • 2006

Attorney endorsements

Received (11)
Given (17)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Sherry is an extremely kind and caring human being who works tirelessly for her clients. I highly recommend her!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I fully endorse Sherry and the work she does. She is a strong advocate for the rights of her clients and is an ardent proponent of enforcing proper legal and judicial procedure. I have referred clients to her and will wholeheartedly do so in the future."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Jones has been an ardent protector of the rights of the accused for many years. She is extremely thorough, creative, socially adept and intelligent. Her intelligence, thoroughness, level of preparedness, social aptitude and the fact she truly cares for the clients he chooses to represent makes her a truly outstanding lawyer. I have been a trial lawyer for thirty years, have a preeminent rating (AV) from Martindale-Hubbell ™ and would not stake my reputation or recommend someone who I truly did not believe is not only extremely effective but also has a high degree of personal and professional integrity. She treats not only her clients with respect but is also highly effective at communicating with prosecutors which generally results in a great outcome for her clients."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. We were colleagues in law school and Ms. Jones is a terrific attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Sherry loves the courtroom and enjoys helping her clients as much as possible. She takes the time with each person she represents, to ensure that they fully understand the risks and potential rewards of every move, at every step of the way."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. She's sharp, compassionate, and dedicated."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Ms. Jones since she was a student in my class at the University of Florida. I have met few attorneys as dedicated as she is to putting the needs of her clients first. Too many lawyers forget that each client is their "employer" and deserves special treatment. You will get that treatment from Ms. Jones along with truly exceptional representation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer.Sherry Jones is very personable and reliable. She has a lot of experience in Florida Criminal Law, as well as in Family Law. She knows most of the prosecutors in the courts she practices in which is a big advantage in negotiating plea deals and charge bargains"
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