Profile Details

Profile

Group:
Member
Firm Name:
The Linley Jones Firm, P.C.
Certification:
Legal Plaintiff
First Name:
Linley
Last Name:
Jones
Phone:
(404) 418-0000
Website:
http://www.linleyjones.com
City:
Atlanta
State:
GA
Zip Code:
30326
Areas of Practice:
Legal malpractice and personal injury
Bio:
Linley Jones is the first woman lawyer in the United States to be board-certified in legal malpractice by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (an ABA-approved certification board). She is a frequent speaker on the topics of legal malpractice, ethics and personal injury. Linley Jones practices in Atlanta, Georgia where she specializes in legal malpractice, catastrophic personal injury, and wrongful death.
Raised on St. Simons Island, Georgia, Ms. Jones moved to Washington, D.C. during high school to work as a Senate page for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee and then started college at age 16 as a Kemper Scholar at Emory University where she received her B.A. in political science. Ms. Jones then obtained her law degree as a Callaway Scholar at Georgia State University in 1992, and served as political editor of the Georgia State Law Review. Ms. Jones worked as a Senior Legal Analyst for CNN for several years (in addition to practicing law), and also appears regularly as a legal analyst on other local and national programs.
Ms. Jones is currently the Executive Vice President of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and is an active member of the American Association for Justice, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Georgia Bar Foundation, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and the Atlanta Trial Lawyers Society. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys and has served on the Board of Directors of the Civil Justice PAC. She remains a champion member of both the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the Civil Justice PAC.
Ms. Jones has repeatedly been named Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine and one of the Top 50 Female Lawyers in Georgia, most recently in 2010. In 2007, she was selected by the Fulton County Daily Report as one of 15 Georgia lawyers “On the Rise”. Since 2009, she has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Georgia by the American Trial Lawyers Association. She has also received the highest rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, an AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rating. Ms. Jones has achieved multiple seven-figure verdicts and settlements on behalf of deserving clients.
Linley Jones can be contacted through her website at www.linleyjones.com.
BOGS:
yes
Practicing States-:
GA