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Leon Jones, Jr.
State of Practice: Arkansas
Member Since: 3/20/2012
Last Answer: 05/30/2013

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Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense, Divorce, Foreclosure Defense Mr. Jones graduated in 1995 from the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff with a degree in English. Attorney Jones has the ability to represent clients throughout Arkansas and Federal Districts in Oklahoma and North Texas. Mr. Jones serves as a mentor with Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Inc., and he is active with the Arkansas Bar Association as a member of the 2011 inaugural class of the Leadership Academy. Attorney Leon Jones Jr. is married to Dr. Shawndra Jones. They live in Fayetteville with their two young children Trey and Sydney. Attorney Leon Jones Jr. is very involved with his local community as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners with the Fayetteville Housing Authority. Mr. Jones also clerked for former Sixth Circuit Judge Marion A. Humphrey, Pulaski County. Attorney Leon Jones, Jr. is the founding member and principal attorney at the Jones Law Firm. While in law school Mr. Jones participated in an externship, through the law school legal clinic, with the Honorable US District Court Judge Jimm Larry Hendren. Leons team also competed in the National Mock trial competition, two consecutive years, finishing third in the Nation in 2006. Attorney Jones began his legal career taking over the day-to-day operations of the Bailey Law Firm in Siloam Springs, Arkansas where he cultivated his client-focused practice in the areas of Bankruptcy, Criminal law, Family Law and Mediation. Leon was Licensed in all Courts in Arkansas as well as the Northern and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma and the Northern District of Texas. During law school, Mr. Jones was a two-year member of the mock trial team that won a Regional competition. In 2006 Mr. Jones graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law with his Juris Doctor. Attorney Jones expertise include Criminal Defense, Foreclosure Defense, Divorce and Bankruptcy.

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