George B. Jones

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Lamoni, Iowa

Law Office of George B. Jones, PLLC
George B. Jones
Law Office of George B. Jones, PLLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Workers' Compensation view more

Licensed in Iowa since: 2001

Education: University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2015, 2017 - 2023

Law Office of George B. Jones, PLLC

638 W Main St
Lamoni, IA 50140 Phone: 515-599-3400 Email: George B. Jones Visit website

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Attorney George B. Jones is the founder and owner of the The Law Office of George B. Jones, PLLC, in Lamoni, Iowa. A top-rated, award-winning trial lawyer with more than 35 years of total legal experience, Mr. Jones devotes his practice primarily to personal injury, including car wrecks, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, work injuries, medical negligence, wrongful death, slip and fall (premises liability), and other injury cases. 

No matter the issues his clients are facing or how complex their needs, Mr. Jones delivers highly personalized counsel and customized solutions to help improve the likelihood they will achieve the favorable results they seek efficiently and cost-effectively. 

Mr. Jones has achieved notable success recovering substantial settlements and verdicts for those who have suffered injury or loss as the result of someone else's negligence.

A leader in his field, he has taught legal courses at Graceland University, and he has conducted numerous continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of topics. Fluent in Spanish, he also served as a judicial trainer with the American Bar Association's Rule of Law Initiative in Mexico, Panama, Ecuador, El Salvador and Guatemala.

Recognized for his exemplary professionalism and outstanding legal service, Mr. Jones has earned numerous accolades from his peers along with "Superb" client ratings on Avvo for Personal Injury and Criminal Defense. He has also received designation as an Avvo Top Contributor, and he has gained the site's Clients' Choice Award for the past several years.  Since 2022, Mr. Jones has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highness possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.

A 1981 graduate of Graceland College, Mr. Jones obtained his M.A. in International Studies from the University of Denver Graduate School of International Studies in 1986 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law that same year. While in law school, he served as president of the International Law Society, and he received honors from his excellent academic achievements.

Mr. Jones holds his admission to practice before all Iowa state courts as well as the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa and the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Jones is the former chair of The Iowa Bar Association's International Law Section, and he is a past member of the organization's Indigent Defense Working Group and Criminal Law Section. He is also a member of the Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Iowa Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and Amnesty International.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1986, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.topiowalawyer.com/attorneys/george-b-jones/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Amnesty International
  • Iowa Bar Association, Chair of International Law Section, 2010-2012, Member Criminal Law Section
  • American Bar Association, International Law Section
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Iowa Association for Justice, Criminal Law Section
  • Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Iowa Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, Seminar Committee
  • Iowa Bar Association, Indigent Defense Working Group
  • Poarch (Alabama) Band of Creek Indians (Native American) Tribal Court 1990-2001
  • U.S. Federal Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Alabama, 1994-present
  • U.S. Federal Court for the Southern District of Iowa, 2008-present
  • Iowa Bar, 2001-present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994-present
  • United States Supreme Court, Washington, D.C., 1997-present
  • Missouri Bar (pro hac vice), 2009-2012
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Judicial Trainer, California Western School of Law
  • September 2010, “International Law in the Practice of Law in the United States,” Iowa State Bar Association, International Law Section, Des Moines, Iowa
  • April 2012, “Obtaining and Using Experts in Criminal Defense in Iowa,” Iowa State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, Des Moines, Iowa
  • September 2012, “State v. Mohler: Teamwork in Defending Complex Cases,” National Child Abuse Defense and Resource Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • April 2013, “Discovering Your Way to a Dismissal: Using Discovery in Complex Sex Abuse Cases to Win for Your Client,” Missouri Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, St. Charles, Missouri
  • May 2014, “Representing the Juvenile in Adult Court,” Panel Participant, Iowa State Bar Association, Criminal Law Seminar, Des Moines, Iowa
  • This courtroom handbook assists the litigants in the oral criminal trial practice with all aspects of the trial of a criminal case, from forensic examination of the crime scene, understanding DNA and ballistics evidence, maintenance of the chain of custody, and presentation of trial from theory of the case to closing argument.  The book is specifically focused on the challenges and needs of litigants in Central America, providing a focus on forensic evidence., Principal Author, Manual de Evidencias Forenses para América Central, American Bar Association, Rule of Law Initiative, 2016., Legal, 2016
Educational Background:
  • Graduated from Graceland University, Lamoni, Iowa. Earned B.S. degree in Computer Science with second major in International Studies.  Also completed minors in English and Spanish., 1981
  • University of Denver, Graduate School of International Studies, Denver, Colorado, M.A. International Studies, GPA 3.75, June 1986
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Principal author of Spanish language forensic evidence handbook for use in Central America, "Manual de Evidencias Forenses para América Central," American Bar Association, Rule of Law Initiative, 2016, 2016
Videos:
  • , Law Office of George B. Jones, PLLC, Personal Injury, Accident Law, Auto Accidents, Worker's Compensation, Criminal Defense, OWI., 2022
  • , Firma Legal Jones, Spanish Speaking Community, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, OWI, Accident Law, Worker's Compensation, Work Injuries., 2022
Honors/Awards:
  • , Great Plains Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2022
  • , 10 Best Attorney selection for Iowa, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2020
  • , Nominated to America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys, America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2021
  • , Client Champion Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2022
  • , AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2022
  • , America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys for Iowa, America's Top 100 Attorneys, 2022
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Obtained in excess of $300,000 for client who hit a bull on the highway., 2022
  • Obtained $600,000 plus $1,000,000 for future medical bills in a structured settlement of a worker's compensation case., 2022
  • Obtained in excess of $200,000 for family of drowning victim., 2021
  • Obtained $250,000 for client in disputed liability motor vehicle collision., 2020
  • Obtained in excess of $250,000 for family of pedestrian killed by distracted motorist., 2021
  • Obtained six figure settlement for client with undiagnosed spinal fracture., 2021
  • Obtained $175,000 settlement for client with head injury from fall in parking lot., 2021
  • Obtained policy limits settlement for death from drunk driver., 2021
  • Auto accident causing serious injury and lasting emotional trauma., 2019
  • Obtained over $500,000 for client injured by trucker causing traumatic brain injury., 2018
Industry Groups:
  • Auto Accidents
  • birth injuries and wrongful death.
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Truck Accidents
  • wage claims
  • Work Injuries

Office location for George B. Jones

638 W Main St
Lamoni, IA 50140

Selections

9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2015, 2017 - 2023

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