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Mr. Jones focuses his practice on plaintiff's personal injury and criminal defense.  


Mr. Jones was selected by his peers to be included in the 2008 - 2015 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and "Indiana’s Top Lawyers" as published in Indiana Business Magazine 2008, 2009.


JURY TRIAL EXPERIENCE: Plaintiff's personal injury (product liability, car wrecks, slip and fall, medical malpractice).  State and Federal criminal defense (murder, drugs, fraud, sex crimes, driving while intoxicated, arson, battery, RICO, etc). 


PUBLIC DEFENDER:  Since 1995, Mr. Jones has been a LaPorte County deputy public defender.  He represents defendants charged with felonies in the LaPorte Circuit Court.   


Mr. Jones is also a  Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney (Northern District of Indiana; South Bend Division) representing defendants charged with crimes in federal court.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    23 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    23 years
  3. Mediation: 10%
    6 years



Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael David Babcock

    I endorse this lawyer. Very fair and knowledgeable. An asset to our legal community.


    Michael Babcock Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Guy Scott DiMartino

    I endorse this lawyer. I know Mr. Jones from the community, tried a personal injury matter against him, and have him as co-counsel on a number of cases. He is a consummate professional to deal with.


    Guy DiMartino Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Newby, Lewis, Kaminski & Jones LLP

916 Lincolnway
La Porte, IN, 46350


INActive In Good Standing199307/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2015
Super LawyerIndiana Super Lawyers Magazine2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Indiana's Top LawyersIndiana Business Magazine2009
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2008
Indiana's Top LawyersIndiana Business Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerNewby Lewis Kaminski & Jones, LLP2013 - Present
PartnerNewby Lewis Kaminski and Jones, LLP1999 - Present
AssociateNewby Lewis Kaminski & Jones, LLP1993 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember1998 - Present
Seventh Circuit Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
LaPorte County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
AAJ Criminal Law Section Fall NewsletterSome Thoughts on Criminal Jury Selection2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Indiana UniversityEnvironmental SciencesMS - Master of Science1990
Indiana UniversityEnvironmental SciencesBS - Bachelor of Science1987