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Justin Jones

Trial Attorney

Mr. Jones is an experienced trial attorney representing clients in a variety of complex litigation matters. Mr. Jones has successfully advocated on behalf of clients in state and federal courts, as well as in private arbitrations, and mediations and appellate matters before the Nevada Supreme Court. Mr. Jones has represented international gaming companies, national and community banking institutions, and real estate developers in disputes including breaches of contract, securities fraud, employment, mechanic’s liens, and partnership disputes. Mr. Jones has also represented individuals and institutional plaintiffs in many large class action and collective action matters. In addition to providing superior service to his clients, Mr. Jones has been acknowledged by national and local publications such as Super Lawyers and Vegas Inc., as well as attorney rating organizations such as Martindale-Hubbell and Avvo.com, as a top attorney in his practice area.

Mr. Jones was recently elected to the powerful Clark County Commission and will take office in January 2019. He previously served in the Nevada State Senate (2012-2014), where he chaired the Health and Human Services Committee, and served on the Judiciary and Commerce, Labor, and Energy Committees. In addition to his legislative service, Mr. Jones provides pro bono representation to child victims of domestic abuse and neglect through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada’s Children’s Attorney Project and previously served as pro bono counsel for conservation group Save Red Rock. Mr. Jones has also previously served on the Board of Directors for United Way of Southern Nevada and as Chair of the Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Jones served as a law clerk to the Honorable Roger L. Hunt of the United States District Court, District of Nevada. Mr. Jones is admitted to practice in Nevada, California, and the United States District Courts for the District of Nevada and Southern District of California.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Brigham Young University (1997)
  • Jurisdoctor, George Washington University School of Law (2001) – Editor-in-Chief, The Environmental Lawyer journal


  • Vice Chair and Co-Founder, State Bar of Nevada, Litigation Section
  • Member, Clark County, Nevada and American Bar Associations Member, Nevada Justice Association

Honors & Awards

  • Rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale Hubbell
  • Rated “Superb/10.0” by Avvo.com
  • Selected to Mountain States Super Lawyers (2013-2017)
  • Selected to Mountain States Rising Star (2008, 2011-2012)
  • Recognized as a “40 Under 40” by VEGAS INC (2013)
  • Recognized as a “Top Lawyer” by VEGAS INC (2012)
  • Recognized as a Nevada “Legal Elite” by Nevada Business Journal (2012)
  • Recognized by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada for pro bono service (2010, 2012, 2016, 2017)


  • Removal and Remand (Chapter 8), Nevada Civil Practice Manual (6th ed. 2016)
  • Don’t Cry for Me, Argentena: SB140 and the Strengthening of Attorneys’ Lien Rights in Nevada, CCBA Communiqué (Sept. 2012)
  • AB273: A Win for Homeowners, a Loss for Commercial Lenders, CCBA Communiqué (Sept. 2012)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Legislative Update: Top Ten Bills from the 2013 Legislature Affecting Litigators,” State Bar of Nevada, Litigation Section CLE (Aug. 2013)
  • “May it Please the Court – Effective Case Presentation at Trial,” National Business Institute (Nov. 2012)
  • “Aftermath of AB273,” State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting (June 2012)
  • “Twelve Angry Men (and Women): Fixing Common Mistakes in Jury Selection,” State Bar of Nevada, Litigation Section CLE (Feb. 2012)
  • “Best Practices for Retaining Dedicated Lawyers,” UNLV Boyd School of Law (Feb. 2012)