Robert Jones

Top rated personal injury attorney in Livingston, New Jersey

Law Offices of Robert A. Jones
Robert Jones
Law Offices of Robert A. Jones

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Medical malpractice, Business litigation; view more

Licensed in New Jersey since: 1984

Education: Georgetown University Law Center

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2014, 2016 - 2023
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Law Offices of Robert A. Jones

354 Eisenhower Parkway
Suite 1800
Livingston, NJ 07039 Visit website

Details

From his office in Livingston, New Jersey, Robert A. Jones serves clients located in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic and Union counties. He is the founder of the Law Offices of Robert A. Jones and devotes his practice to litigation. Mr. Jones represents plaintiffs in personal injury cases, including medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, workplace injuries, wrongful deaths, nursing home abuse and premises liability. He also handles business litigation and cases involving sexual harassment and employment discrimination, and he defends clients charged with driving while intoxicated. In addition, he represents clients who have experienced legal malpractice, including cases involving the theft of a client's funds, a failure to conduct proper discovery and a failure to file a personal injury lawsuit before the statute of limitations expired.

Mr. Jones received a Bachelor of Arts in accounting from Rutgers University - Newark, graduating with high honors in 1980. He then attended the Georgetown University Law Center and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1984. Mr. Jones served as municipal court judge for the Township of Livingston from 2003 through 2011.  before serving as the Judge,  he  served the township as a municipal prosecutor and assistant township attorney. Mr. Jones is admitted to practice in New Jersey and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is certified in civil trial law by the Board on Attorney Certification that was established by the Supreme Court of New Jersey in 1980.

Fluent in Spanish, Mr. Jones is a frequent speaker at a variety of civic and professional functions. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Essex County Bar Association, the New Jersey Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. 

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Business litigation

Focus areas

Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Dental malpractice, Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Informed consent, Trade secret, Non-compete agreements

  • 50% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 30% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 20% Business litigation

First Admitted: 1984, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://www.bobjoneslawnj.com/attorney/robert-a-jones/

Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified by the Supreme Court  of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Livingston Town Council Democratic Campaign 2000 & Campaign 2002, Deputy Campaign Chairman
  • Lake Mohawk Golf Club, Sparta, NJ, Member, 1995 - 2003
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Essex County Municipal Court Judges Association, Secretary, 2006-2007
  • Livingston Democratic Committee, Executive Committee, 1999 - 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1984
  • Livingston Town Council Advisory Committee on Recreation
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Maplewood Country Club, Maplewood, NJ, Member, 2007 - Present
  • American Association for Justice - New Jersey, Board of Governors, 1991-2001
  • Livingston Democratic Committee, District Representative, 1996 - 1999
  • New Jersey, 1984
  • Livingston Town Council Advisory Committee on Transportation
  • Lake Mohawk Golf Club, Board of Governors and Greens Chairman, 1997 - 1998
  • American Association for Justice
  • Essex County Democratic Committee, District Representative, 1996-1999
  • Civil Practice Committee, Co-Chair, Essex County Bar Association, 2015
Educational Background:
  • Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey B.A. - 1980 Honors: With High Honors-1979 Honors: Phi Beta Kappa & Beta Gamma Sigma Major: Accounting
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker, Auto No-Fault Reform, National Association of Rehabilitation Providers in the Private Sector - NJ Chapter, 1998
  • Moderator and Speaker, No Fault Seminar, AAJ-NJ
  • Speaker, Handling Medical Negligence Cases, AAJ-NJ, 1993
  • Co-Chairman and Speaker, People's Law School, AAJ-NJ, 1993
  • Dean, Plaintiffs Trial Academy, AAJ-NJ, 1988
  • Speaker, Various Civic Groups, New Jersey Insurance Law
  • A Judge's Perspective, AAJ-NJ Municipal Court Practice, 2006
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Plaintiffs' Personal Injury: Practice Tips and Application, National Business Institute, 2006
Honors/Awards:
  • Listed in Martindale-Hubble's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 2004
  • Advocate, National College of Advocacy
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum Listed in Super Lawyers in New Jersey, in New Jersey Monthly Magazine, 2007
  • American Association for Justice, 2000
Industry Groups:
  • American Association For Justice
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • New Jersey Association For Justice
  • New Jersey State Bar Association

Office location for Robert Jones

354 Eisenhower Parkway
Suite 1800
Livingston, NJ 07039

Phone: 973-994-3030

Selections

16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2014, 2016 - 2023

Certificates and credentials

New Jersey Board on Attorney Certification
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney

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