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J. Edward Jones

DUI and DWI Attorney at Heber City, UT

4.4   7 reviews
  • State Years
    Utah - UT 15 years
    California - CA 28 years
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State UT
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1995
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About J. Edward

Learn J. Edward’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. DUI and DWI
    60%
    Successful in getting DUI charges dismissed, or reduced to lesser offenses that help you keep your license.

    29 years

  2. Criminal defense
    35%
    Experienced criminal defense attorney, handling all criminal cases in state and federal courts. Successful jury trial verdicts in cases including murder charges. Also experienced in criminal appeals, writs of habeas corpus, and expunging records. Please call for a free consultation regarding your case.

    29 years

  3. Federal crime
    5%
    Experienced in federal trials and appeals. Licensed to practice in every federal court in Utah and California. Experience litigating appeals in the Ninth Circuit, Tenth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

The law office of J. Edward Jones is dedicated to 100% Criminal Defense.  Whether you are arrested on charges of Reckless Driving or Drug Possession, from Traffic Citations to Robbery, Attorney Ed Jones has the experience to get you the best possible outcome no matter how bad your case may be.

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, choosing the right lawyer can make all the difference in the result of your case.  Ed Jones is an attorney who will aggressively defend you.  He has extensive courtroom experience and a winning trial record with a solid knowledge of the law.  He has a strong reputation as a powerful defense lawyer, and an aggressive criminal defense attorney.

 

Mr. Jones experience as a criminal defense attorney has earned me the distinction of being one of the few attorneys qualified by the State of Utah to handle murder charges with death penalty exposure.  He has represented clients in cases ranging from traffic violations to 1st degree felony charges.  Let him put his experience to work for you.

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Location

Law Office of J. Edward Jones
520 North Main Street, #433
Heber City, UT, 84032

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Reviews

4.4 / 5.0
  7 customer reviews
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Posted by Nicole | April 4, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A+ Federal Case Attorney
Unfortunately I was federally indicted in a large conspiracy case. There were over 30 others that were indicted and I wasn’t even added to the case a month or two after the case had started. I mention that part because I was one of the defendants that started fighting their charges after everyone else and one of the first of a few that have been sentenced. I was quickly able to finally put it behind me. He didn’t let my case drag out like you normally see in federal cases. I feel he went above and beyond In several ways and on several occasions. For example, he fought hard to get me out of custody and on pretrial quick! Unfortunately, fed pretrial was no cup of tea and I ended up back in custody 6 months later. I take full responsibility for that. And because I didn’t take my pretrial release seriously, I had to remain in custody til sentencing. He drove hours to visit with me in person at the jail on several occasions. He always made sure I understood everything and took his time to go over every detail and answered all my many questions. He discussed all my options with me and what I would be possibly facing by continuing to fight or what I would possibly face if I was to accept responsibility and plead guilty. He never pressured me to do either or. He left it completely up to me and assured me he would fight for me no matter how I decided to proceed with my case. He explained everything thoroughly and always answered my collect calls from jail. Always. Even on Sundays. When I decided how I wanted to proceed, he was able to get me a court date a month sooner then what I was already on the calendar for to help me hopefully get back out of custody. Bottom line, Ed fought hard for me and was able to get me a way lower sentence than what was originally offered to me. Thank you Ed. You really saved me in allot of ways.
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Posted by anonymous | October 25, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Defense Lawyer - I wouldn't go with anyone else
I was facing some serious life altering criminal charges. I interviewed several lawyers and ended up retaining Mr. Jones and have utilized his expertise multiple times. He is a well respected and trusted lawyer in the community. He is very smart, thorough, hard working, and has delivered the best possible outcome each and every time I've used him. Additionally, I found him much more reasonably priced than any other lawyer out there. Thank you, Ed!
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Posted by Ralph | June 7, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best DUI Lawyer EVER!
A+! Exceeded All My Expectations!!! Responded quickly to my calls & emails. He is very knowledgeable and comfortable in the courtroom. He eased all my stresses at court and got me off! Thank you for your amazing work.
Posted by Jake | October 6, 2011
Ed Jones is a GREAT attorney
I was very pleased. He is very personable and easy to talk to. I loved that he has a refund policy on his retainer. He is a GREAT attorney to work with and should I every need a lawyer in the future, he will be my first and only call. He is very quick to respond to emails and phone calls which help a lot.
Posted by Chris | October 22, 2010
I feel very luck!
I feel very lucky to have been represented by Ed Jones. I am extremely please with the job he did.
Posted by Heather | June 4, 2010
On my side
Mr. Jones is great to have as my legal representative. He knows the system and is fierce at fighting for me.
Posted by Really disappointed | April 19, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Really disappointed
30 minutes late on day of sentencing. Filled motions late. Don't waste your money.
Response from J. Edward Jones April 20, 2023
Client was charged in Federal Court with drug trafficking and had a mandatory minimum of 10 years prison. I was able to negotiate an amended charge and a sentencing range of 2-4 years. On the date of sentencing, I checked the court docket and confirmed court was at 10:30 am. The court called me at 10:00 am and told me that they changed the time to 10 am but did not update the docket. I was in court by 10:20 am. I litigated a motion to have the client designated as a minor participant, and the U.S. Attorney's Office told the court that they did not oppose the motion. The court considered and denied the motion in spite of the non-opposition. Client, who was also on State Parole at the time of this offense, was sentenced to 4 years prison. Client was disappointed with the outcome in spite of the sentence being 6 years below the original mandatory minimum sentence. After 27 years of trial practice in criminal law, and multiple jury trial wins in Federal Court, this is my first bad review. You cannot always please everyone.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Law Office of J. Edward Jones
  • 2008 - Present
  • Instructor
  • California Paralegal College
  • 2002 - 2007
  • Attorney
  • Law Office of J. Edward Jones
  • 1995 - 1996
  • Deputy D.A.
  • Placer County Districy Attorney's Office
  • 1995 - 2007
  • Legal Intern - Prosecutor
  • Sacramento County District Attorney's Office
  • 1993 - 1995
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Education

  • McGeorge SOL Univ of the Pacific
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 1995
  • Brigham Young University
  • undergraduate
  • 1992

Sample of Legal Cases

  • State of Utah v. Joshua Binkerd
  • Client aquitted of murder charges
  • People v. Andre Smith
  • Conviction reversed and charges dismissed

Associations

  • Wasatch County Bar Association
  • President-Elect
  • 2009 - Present
  • Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Utah State Bar
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1992 - Present
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Placer County Bar Association
  • Vice President
  • 2004 - 2007
  • Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity
  • Alumni Chair
  • 1992 - 1995
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Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award
  • Bancroft-Whitney
  • 1995

Publications

  • California Paralegal College Textbook
  • Law Office Computer Applications
  • 2006

Speaking Engagements

  • Wasatch County Bar Association Seminar
  • Criminal Law Update
  • 2013
  • Wasatch County Bar Association Meeting
  • Criminal Law, Procedure, and Case Updates
  • 2011
  • Placer County Bar Association MCLE Conference
  • Criminal Law Aspects of Elder Abuse
  • 2007
  • Lions Club Annual Banquet
  • The Judicial Process
  • 2007
  • California Paralegal College Seminar
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • 2007
  • Peace Officer Standardized Training
  • Domestic Violence Law
  • 2003
  • Advocate Training
  • Domestic Violence Law
  • 2003
  • Peace Officer Standardized Training
  • Domestic Violence Law
  • 2002
  • Advocate Training
  • Domestic Violence Law
  • 2002
  • Student Education Seminar
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • 2001
  • Placer County MCLE Training
  • Using Computers to Research the Law
  • 1996
  • Modoc County MCLE Training
  • Computerized Legal Research
  • 1995
  • LawDesk Seminars
  • Computer Assisted Legal Research
  • 1995
  • El Dorado County MCLE Training
  • Computer Assisted Legal Research
  • 1995
  • County of Fresno - MCLE Training
  • Computerized Legal Research
  • 1995
  • LawDesk Seminars
  • Computer Assisted Legal Research
  • 1994
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Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (6)
Endorse J. Edward
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have lived and worked in the Heber area for over 7 years and Ed Jones has a sterling reputation in the community. In a small town like ours it is impossible to hide anything for long and Mr. Jones has a proven track record of integrity and excellence in legal advocacy."
Federal crime Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I refer friends to Ed with confidence. He simply knows what he is doing."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. He is diligent, knowledgeable, and trustworthy."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Great lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 19
Relationship: Friend
"I've been friends from Mr. Jones since elementary school, and was his room mate in law school. While never having the pleasure to work with him on any matters, as we are not licensed in the same jurisdictions, I am aware of his experience and record as a prosecutor, as well as his private practice experience. I know him to have great court room skill as well as research and writing abilities. More importantly, I know him to be of the highest character. I highly endorse this lawyer's work."
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