E. Stewart Jones, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Troy, NY

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy
 | 28 2nd St, Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-274-5820
Fax: 518-274-5875
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1966
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%)
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 (30%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%): DUI/DWI

Personal Injury - General (20%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense (20%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, DUI/DWI, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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Admitted: 1966, New York

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

Honors/Awards:

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

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • 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
  • Rensselaer County Bar Association – Honored for contributions to the Rensselaer County Courthouse Artwork Restoration Fund, 2012
  • 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 2nd St
Troy, NY 12180

Phone: 518-274-5820

Fax: 518-274-5875

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Last Updated: 3/18/2019

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