Cynthia B. Jones

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Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Seattle, WA

Jones Legal Group, LLC
 | 1200 Fifth Avenue, Suite 625
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-596-7878
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate
Attorney Profile

As the head of the Jones Legal Group, Cynthia B. Jones serves clients throughout the state of Washington. She focuses her practice on criminal and civil appeals, and she handles a wide variety of cases including civil rights actions and discrimination claims. Her appellate work focuses on federal and state cases involving criminal appeals and constitutional rights.

Ms. Jones attended the University of Washington, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 2001 majoring in Editorial Journalism, Political Science and minor in Women's Studies. During her undergrad years, she was the recipient of two scholarships for academic excellence. She graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law in 2006. In law school, Ms. Jones was a faculty scholar nominee, served as president of the women's law caucus, was a quarter-finalist in the UCLA National Moot Court Competition and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Civil Procedure.

After gradution, Ms. Jones clerked for Washington State Supreme Court Associate Chief Justice Charles W. Johnson.

Known for her dedication in providing her clients with the best legal representation possible, Ms. Jones has been named a rising star for eight consecutive years by Washington Law & Politics. She has handled appeals in several Washington state courts, including the Washington Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Ms. Jones is a member of the American Bar Association.

In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Jones is involved with several groups and associations. She serves on many boards, including the Federal Bar Association as Vice-President and member of the executive committee, the legislative committee of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is the past Chair and member of the executive committee of the King County Bar Association's appellate practice section. She is also serves as the Mentorship Chair on the executive committee for the Wiliam L. Dwyer Inn of Court in Seattle and has served as a member of the law alumni board at Seattle University School of Law.

 
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Appellate (100%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2016

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About Cynthia Jones

Admitted: 2006, Washington

Professional Webpage: http://www.joneslegalgroup.net/about.html

Honors and Awards:

  • UCLA National Moot Court Competition, Quarter-finalist, Seattle University School of Law, 2005
  • President, Women's Law Caucus, Seattle University School of Law, 2005 - 2006
  • CALI Award for Highest Grade in Course (Civil Procedure), Seattle University School of Law, 2006
  • Faculty Scholar Award Nominee, Seattle University School of Law, 2006
  • Cum Laude, Seattle University School of Law, 2006

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Executive Board Member and Mentorship Chair, Inn of Court
  • Elected Board of Trustees, KCBA Young Lawyer Division, 2008 - 2011
  • Board Member, Legal Voice, 2011 - 2012
  • Executive Board Member and Treasurer, Inn of Court, 2008 - 2011
  • Legislative Committee, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2010 - Present
  • Second Vice-Chair, Executive Committee, KCBA Appellate Practice Section, 2011 - Present
  • Board Member, Seattle University Law Alumni Board, 2012 - Present
  • Co-Chair, Federal Bar Association Membership Committee, 2012 - Present
  • Criminal Justice Act Panel for the 9th Circuit, Appointee, 2012 - Present
  • Member Appellate Judicial Division and Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • Supreme Court of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Educational Background:

  • University of Washington, B.A., Editorial Journalism Major, Political Science Major, Women's Studies Minor, Dick Larsen Scholarship for Political Writers, John & Harriet Reid Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Communication, 2001
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Office Location for Cynthia B. Jones

1200 Fifth Avenue
Suite 625
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: 206-596-7878

 

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Last Updated: 3/3/2017

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