Keith A. Jones was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He graduated from Union High School in 1987. His families’ roots are in Tulsa and Sapulpa going back four generations. His family still maintains a ranch north of Sapulpa.
In 1991 he received a bachelors degree from the University of Oklahoma in Letters -- a liberal arts degree emphasizing history, philosophy, and languages. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1994.
Keith began the practice of law in a small firm located in Gardner, Kansas. In 1996 he returned to Tulsa and went to work for J. Kenton Francy and Associates. Keith spent six years learning family law from Mr. Francy. In 2002 Keith joined the firm of James R. Gotwals and Associates. In 2004 he opened his own firm. Throughout his professional career, Mr. Jones as focused his practice on family law -- divorce, child custody, child support, adoptions, and guardianships.
Since returning to Tulsa in 1996 Keith has been active in the Tulsa County and Oklahoma Family Law Sections. He has served both as chairman -- in the Tulsa County Bar Association in 2002 and the OBA Family Law Section in 2005.
Currently he is serves as co-chair of the editorial board Family Law Practice Manual published by the the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Family Law Section. The OBA FLS’s Practice manual is a collection of scholarly papers explaining, analyzing, interpreting, the family law in the state. There are also thousands of forms. The board has the responsibility to manage and update the extensive chapters and forms associated with their web based application.
Keith Jones frequently teaches continuing legal education (CLE) classes throughout the state to other lawyers. Topics include: Alimony, Child Support Collection, same sex divorce and Common Law Marriage. He has testified twice before state legislative committees on topics related to family law.
|OK||Authorized to Practice Law||1996||10/03/2021|
|MO||Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice||1995||01/08/2013|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2019|
|Family Law Lawyer of the Year||Oklahoma Bar Association||2012|
|Outstanding Family Law Attorney||Oklahoma Bar Association||2002|
|Owner||Keith A. Jones, Attorney at Law||2004 - Present|
|Associate||James R. Gotwals & Assoc.||2002 - 2004|
|Associate||J. Kenton Francy & Associates||1996 - 2002|
|Partner||Francis & Jones||1994 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Oklahoma Bar Association, Family Law Section||Editor Practice Manual||2012 - Present|
|Oklahoma Bar Association, Family Law Section||Chairman||2005 - 2005|
|OBA Family Law Section Practice Manual||Sex, Marriage and Divorce||2012|
|University of Kansas School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|University of Oklahoma||Bachelor of Arts||1991|
|Trial Advocacy Institute||Pretrial Practice||2017|
|OBA, Family Law Section Meeting||Guardianship of Minors||2017|
|OBA FLS Monthly Meeting||Educating Clients: The Intake||2017|
|Basics of Family Law||Trial Practice Basics||2017|
|Trial Advocacy Institute||Pretrial Practice||2016|
|OBA, Family Law Section Meeting||Guardianships over Minors||2016|
|Basics of Family Law||Trial Practice Basics||2016|
|Oklahoma Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Conference||Same Sex Marriage -- All Settled?||2015|
|Family Law Section Spring CLE||Odd Implications of Same Sex Marriage||2015|
|Basics of Family Law||Basics of Trial Practice||2015|
|OBA Family Law Section Meeting||Walk Through the Oklahoma Divorce Statutes||2014|
|Family Law Basics||Same Sex Divorce Basics||2014|
|3RD ANNUAL SPRINGFEST||Same Sex Divorce -- The Future is Now||2014|
|OBA FLS Monthly Meeting||Educating Clients: Intake||2013|
|Last Chance CLE||Ethics -- Attorney Discipline||2013|
|Family Law Basics||Support Alimony Overview||2010|
|Oklahoma Bar Association, Family Law Section||Temporary Orders in Tulsa County||2006|
|Solo and Small Firm||Common Law Marriage||2005|
|OBA FLS Annual Meeting||Relocation||2003|
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