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Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.

Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.

Jones & Associates, PC, Attorneys at Law
  • Criminal Law, Divorce, Insurance Defense...
  • Tennessee
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Summary

A graduate from the George Washington University Law School (GW), Kent T. Jones is the Owner and Managing Partner of Jones & Associates PC. Kent's undergraduate work at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville was in English and Honors Political Science. At GW, Kent placed first as an oralist in the Mid-Atlantic Regionals of the Phillip Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and was appointed to be a Member of the GW Moot Court Board. Additionally, he served as President of the GW International Law Society, sponsoring speaker panels on international trade law, international criminal law, international human rights law and other areas, including, but not limited to sponsorship of an International Law Weekend with the Georgetown University Law School with a speaker from the U.S. Department of Commerce. After clerking for a prominent federal securities law firm and international trade law firm, both in Washington, DC, he secured an in-house position with a corporation in Chattanooga, Tennessee, producing contracts for Fortune 500 companies. During the next 13 years, Kent did predominantly insurance and workers' compensation defense work for a regional law firm, where he was a Senior Partner, with the execption of one and one half years with a plaintiff's employment discrimination law firm in Chattanooga. He formed Jones & Associates PC in April of 2012, and the core areas of practice developed into insurance law, divorce, criminal defense and personal injury, as well as other assorted assignments involving real estate, commercial creditors bankruptcy, wills, conservatorships, guardian ad litem work and workers' compensation. He is a former member of the Board of Trustees for a local, private Episcopal School and has participated in volunteer activities in the Hamilton County community, mostly involving health and children.

Education
The George Washington University Law School
J.D. (1991) | Law and International Law
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Honors: Member, Moot Court Board
Activities: President of the International Law Society
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
B.A. | English and Honors Political Science
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Honors: B.A. with Honors
Professional Experience
Owner and Managing Partner
Jones & Associates, PC
- Current
Associate, Member, Senior Member
Allen, Kopet & Associates, PLLC
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In-house Counsel and Corporate Trainer
Harrison Direct, Inc.
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International Trade Law Clerk
Graham & James
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Conducted research and drafted memoranda on international trade law.
Federal Securities Law Clerk
Routier, Mackey & Johnson, PC
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Divorce in Tennessee - Part 1
Youtube
Divorce in Tennessee - Part 2
Youtube
Divorce in Tennessee - Part 3
Youtube
Where do I begin? I just suffered a personal injury in the State of Tennessee.
Self-published
Speaking Engagements
Handling the Workers' Compensation Case From Start to Finish, NBI / National Business Institute, Chattanooga, Tennessee
NBI
I spoke on both Medical Issues During the Claim and Recovery from Third Parties
Certifications
Licensed to Practice Law in Tennessee
Tennessee Supreme Court
Admitted to Practice Before the United States Dist. Ct. for the Eastern Dist. of Tenn.
United States District Court
Admitted to Practice Before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Licensed Life, Accident and Health Insurance Provider
State of Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Awards
Admitted
AM Best Top Rated Insurance Attorneys
Based on client feedback.
Moot Court Board Member
George Washington University Law School
First place oralist, second place overall, Jessup Moot Court Comp.
George Washington University Law School
Professional Associations
Cleveland, Tennessee Bar Association # 20158
Member
- Current
Activities: Attend regular informational meetings.
AM Best Top Rated Insurance Attorneys
Member
- Current
UTK Alumni Association
Member
- Current
George Washington University Alumni Association
Member
- Current
St. Peter's Episcopal School Board
Member at Large
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Tennessee
6th Circuit
Federal Circuit
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    For billable cases, the first consultation is free.
  • Contingent Fees
    For workers' compensation plaintiff's cases, the fee is 20% of the total indemnity award. For other liability cases, it is 33 1/3 % or 40% if it goes to appeal.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I graduated from the George Washington University National Law School, where I was a Member of the Moot Court Board.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Insurance Defense
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Employment Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Jones & Associates, PC website.
Contact & Map
Cleveland Tennessee and Chattanooga Tennessee Lawyer
Jones & Associates, PC, Attorneys at Law
1441 Guthrie Drive, Suite 101
Cleveland, TN 37311
USA
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