E. Stewart Jones, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Troy, NY

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy
 | 28 Second Street, The Jones Building
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-274-5820
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1966
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Stewart Jones, Jr., is a partner at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy in Troy, New York. Mr. Jones focuses his practice on medical malpractice, personal injury and criminal defense law, representing plaintiffs in the Albany, Schenectady and Troy metropolitan areas.

Mr. Jones has secured numerous substantial settlements and verdicts for his clients. Because of these accomplishments, he has earned significant recognition within the legal profession and has been the recipient of many honors. He has been consistently listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” and has received awards from groups, including the Albany Academy, the New York State Bar Association and various other groups and organizations.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Jones has sat on the board of directors and board of trustees of various organizations. He is a fellow in several prominent organizations, including the American Bar Foundation, the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, The Inner Circle of Advocates and the International Society of Barristers.

Mr. Jones is passionate about sharing his legal knowledge that he has acquired and has spoken on personal injury related topics at conferences throughout New York. He has also authored several legal publications.

Mr. Jones earned a bachelor’s degree from Williams College, obtained his law degree from Albany Law School and is certified as both a civil and criminal trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also licensed in federal courts in New York and Vermont, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, the Supreme Court of the United States and has been admitted to practice law in New York since 1966.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - General (30%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense (20%): Criminal Law

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

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About Stewart Jones, Jr.

Admitted: 1966, New York

Professional Webpage: http://joneshacker.com/meet-our-attorneys/e-stewart-jones-at...

Honors and Awards:

  • New York State Bar Association Attorney Professionalism Award - Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association, 2017
  • Third Age Achievement Award - Senior Services of Albany, 2016
  • The Edward H. Pattison "Ebbie" Citizenship Award - Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce, 2016
  • Tech Valley Hall of Fame (recognition by Junior Achievement and the Center for Economic Growth, 2016
  • Liberty Bell Award - Saratoga County Bar Association recognition, 2016
  • Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC Founders Circle Award), 2015
  • Envoy Salute Award from the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce for leadership, philanthropy and impact on the economic vitality of the region, 2015
  • Albany Institute of History and Art -  Honored with wife Kimberly at the AIHA Gala, 2014
  • Lifetime Advocate Award (New York State Trial Lawyers Association), 2014
  • “Criminal Defense: White Collar Lawyer of the Year”, U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers in America, Albany, NY, 2014
  • The Albany Academies – Philanthropy Award for Endowed Scholarships, 2013
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure – Pink Tie Guy’s Award, 2013
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Humanitarian Award, 2012
  • “DWI Defense Lawyer of the Year”, U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers in America, Albany, NY, 2012
  • The Hope House, Circle of Hope Award, 2011
  • The Hart-Cluett Award, Rensselaer County Historical Society, 2011
  • Community of Excellence Award, St. Rose College, 2011
  • Coordinated Community Response Award, Unity House’s Law Project , 2010
  • Community Citizen Award from TRIP and RCHR, 2010
  • Jefferson Awards Medalist, 2010
  • St. Rose Community Service Award, 2010
  • American Cancer Society, Beacon of Hope Award, 2010
  • Spirit of Unity Award, Unity House’s Harvest Supper Event , 2009
  • St. Peter’s Church – Father T.K. Flannigan Humanitarian Award for Community Service, 2009
  • “Personal Injury Litigator of the Year”, U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers in America, Albany, NY, 2009
  • Silver Legal Leader Award, Community Legal Leaders, Muscular Dystrophy Association , 2008
  • “Top 500 Leading Plaintiffs Lawyers”, Law Dragon Magazine, 2007
  • The Albany Academy, Emeritus, 2006
  • Lifetime Advocate Award (New York State Trial Lawyers Association - October 8, 2014).
  • Albany Institute of History and Art - Honored with wife Kimberly at the AIHA Gala (June, 2014).
  • Albany Institute of History and Art -  Honored with wife Kimberly at the AIHA Gala (June, 2014).
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, Director Emeritus, 1992 - Present
  • Williams College, Vice President Class, 1963
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, Fellow and Diplomat
  • Inner Circle of Advocates, Fellow
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • International Society of Barristers, Fellow
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • 2012 Academy of Character Education Business Leader Award
  • Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Medal, Conferred December, 2011
  • Equal Access to Justice Award, Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Albany County Bar Association, Albany Law School, 2005
  • Top Point Getter in Upstate New York, 2007-2010
  • “Top 10 Lawyers in Upstate New York”, Hudson Valley to Buffalo, Super Lawyers Magazine – Upstate New York Edition, 2007-2013
  • “Top 25 Attorneys in the Hudson Valley”, New York Super Lawyers – Upstate Edition, 2007-2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News & World Report, 1983
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers, Fellow
  • Outstanding Practitioner Award, New York State Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, 1980
  • Albany Academy Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2002
  • Albany Law School Trustees Gold Medal, 2003
  • Partners in Literacy Award - Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County, 2005
  • Little Sisters of the Poor/Our Lady of Hope Residence, For Service to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 2005
  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, Daniel Mahoney Memorial Charter President's Award, 2006
  • Spirit of Hope Award, Gilda's Club of the Capital Region, September, 2006
  • Foundation of the Albany Roman Catholic Arch Diocese Service Award, April, 2007
  • Citizen Laureate Award, The University at Albany Foundation, 2008
  • Listed in Who's Who in the World
  • Listed in Who's Who in America
  • Listed in Who's Who in the East
  • Listed in Who's Who in American Law
  • Fellow, New York Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified, Criminal Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocates, 1986 - 2002
  • Board Certified, Civil Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocates, 1986 - 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Presidents Club, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 1981 - 1991
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Teresian House Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2007–present
  • Troy Savings Bank, Board of Trustees, Honorary Trustee, 1989–2003
  • Troy Savings Bank, Board of Trustees, 1985-1989
  • Troy Business Improvement District (BID), Member
  • Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • United States District Court, District of Vermont, 2004
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1994
  • United States Claims Court, 1991
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York, 1987
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1970
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1966
  • State of New York, 1966
  • Charter Member/Life Member, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • The Albany Law School, Chairman of the Board, 2002
  • The Albany Law School, Capital Campaign for the 150th Anniversary of the Law School, Chairman, 1998-2004
  • The Albany Law School, Board of Trustees, Chairman, 2007-2010
  • The Albany Law School, Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, 1999–present
  • The Albany Law School, Board of Trustees, Vice-Chairman, 1999-2002
  • The Albany Law School, Secretary, Board of Trustees, 2004-2007
  • The Albany Law School, Secretary, Board of Trustees, 1992-1999 
  • The Albany Law School, Board of Trustees, 1992–present
  • Federal Bar Foundation, Board of Directors, 1994–present
  • The New York Interest on Lawyer Account Fund, Board of Trustees, 1997-1998
  • Fort Orange Club, Board of Trustees, 2004-2010
  • Albany Cemetery Association, Albany Rural Cemetery, Board of Trustees, 2005–present
  • Little Sisters of the Poor / Our Lady of Hope Residence, Advisory Committee, 2004–present
  • WMHT Edison Society, Board Member, 2005–present
  • Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Vice-Chair, 2012–present
  • Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Vice-Chair, 2005–2010
  • Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Board of Trustees, Member, 2005–present
  • Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, President, 2013–present
  • Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Treasurer, 2011-2012
  • Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Vice President, 2009-2010
  • Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Board of Directors, Member, 2008–present
  • Board for Campaign for Equal Justice of the Legal Aid Society, Chair and Co-Chair, 2004 - Present
  • Williams College, 50th Reunion Class Gift Purpose Committee, Member
  • Williams College, 50th Reunion Class Gift Committee, Member
  • The Albany Academies, Scholarship Luncheon, Speaker and Master of Ceremonies, 2007–present
  • The Albany Academies, Third Century Capital Campaign, Capital Campaign Steering Committee, 2011–present
  • The Albany Academies, Institutional Advancement Committee of the Board, Chairman, 2007-2011
  • The Albany Academies, The Board of Overseers, Chairman, 2007-2011
  • The Albany Academies, Board of Trustees, Chairman, 2011–present
  • The Albany Academies, Academies Operating Board, Member, 2006-2007
  • The Albany Academies, Board of Trustees, 2006–present
  • The Albany Academy, Board of Trustees, Vice-Chairman, 2001-2003
  • The Albany Academy, Capital Campaign for the Year 2000, Co-Chairman, 1994-1999
  • The Albany Academy, Executive Committee, 1991-1998
  • The Albany Academy, Board of Trustees, Secretary of the Board, 1991-1998
  • The Albany Academy, Board of Trustees, 1990-2006
  • University Foundation at Albany, Board of Directors, 1989-1998

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Rensselaer County Bar Association – Honored for contributions to the Rensselaer County Courthouse Artwork Restoration Fund, 2012
  • Troy Music Hall 29th Annual Gala, honoring E. Stewart Jones, Jr. as “a community leader for his contributions to the cultural life of the Capital Region.”, 2009
  • CDPHP 25th Anniversary Recognition as one of the community’s “Terrific 25″ for exemplary service on behalf of the community

Educational Background:

  • Williams College, B.A., 1963
Office Location for E. Stewart Jones, Jr.

28 Second Street
The Jones Building
Troy, NY 12180

Phone: 518-274-5820

 

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Last Updated: 6/8/2017

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