Certified Civil Trial Attorney With Over 35 Years’ Experience
Attorney Robert Jones has dedicated his career to service in many aspects of the law. In addition to his 30-plus years of practice, he gives back to the legal community. He served as the Township of Livingston municipal court judge for nine years and the Township of Livingston municipal court prosecutor for a year and a half. This experience is also valuable for his clients because he has worked on all sides of municipal court and DUI cases.
His commitment to the law is also evident from his service as the 2015-2016 Co-Chair of the Essex County Bar Association’s Civil Practice Committee and through mentoring student lawyers as a Master in the Vanderbilt-Brennan Inns of Court.
Honors and Certifications
Robert A. Jones is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. Fewer than 2 percent of all lawyers in New Jersey are certified as civil trial lawyers. To be certified in New Jersey, a lawyer must:
- Demonstrate a substantial involvement in preparation and trial of litigated matters
- Demonstrate an “unblemished reputation” by submitting a list of attorneys and judges who can speak to his character and ability
- Pass a written examination in trial law
- Fulfill continuing education requirements
- Have been a member in good standing of the New Jersey State Bar for at least five years
- Have experience trying cases to a jury
Robert Jones is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers*. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®. In June 2000, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) named him an Advocate of the National College of Advocacy. In 2007-2014 and 2016-2020, Mr. Jones was listed in Super Lawyers in New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
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The firm offers legal services in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
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