Brian H. Jones

Brian H. Jones

Location:
Richmond, Virginia
Phone:
(804) 796-1000
Fax:
(804) 796-1730
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Child Support
  • Childrens' Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence & Neglect
  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Paternity
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • State Trial Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1992

Education

  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1992
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    • B.A. - 1988

Published Works

  • "Domestic Relations for the Virginia General Practitioner", Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (Fall, 2003)

Representative Cases

Classes/Seminars

  • "Spousal Support Mock Trial," Presenter and Moderator, Richmond Bench-Bar Conference (October, 2013)
  • "Presenting the Case - Income for Purposes of Spousal Support: Defining, Measuring and Testifying," Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Advanced Family Law Retreat (February, 2013)
  • "Innovative and Creative Ways of Proving Income in Support Cases," American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers/Virginia Trial Lawyer Association/National Center for Family Law Joint Seminar (January, 2013)
  • "Preventing Critical Financial Mistakes in Divorce," National Business Institute (October, 2012)
  • "A Primer on Navigating Evidentiary Issues in Divorce Cases," Metro Richmond Family Law (October, 2011)
  • Virginia Family Law Update, Virginia Trial Lawyers Associaiton Annual Paralegal Seminar (November, 2009)
  • "Good, Better, Best: Perfecting the Appeal of Your Family Law Case," American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Virginia CLE (January, 2008)
  • "Relocation of Children Out of State," Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association, Mock Trial (December, 2007)
  • "Update on the Law," Virginia State Bar Family Law Section Seminar (October, 2007)
  • "Ask the Expert," American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (October, 2007)
  • "Legislative Update," Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association (March, 2007)
  • "Preventing Critical Financial Mistakes During Divorces," "Failure to Understand Asset Types" and "Failure to Understand Tax Consequences of Assets," National Business Institute (March, 2007)
  • Moderator, "Family Law for the Baby Boomers," Virginia Law Foundation/American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Annual Divorce Practice Seminar (January, 2007)
  • "Child Support and Spousal Support in Virginia," Virginia Poverty Law Center's Breaking the Cycle of Domestic and Sexual Violence (December, 2006)
  • "QDROs and Other Pension Issues Involved in Divorces," Virginia Statewide Legal Aid Conference (November, 2006)
  • "Addressing Abuse Allegations in Custody Cases," Richmond Bar Association (January, 2006)
  • Presenter, "Trial Tips for Domestic Relations Cases," Virginia Legal Aid Society Annual Meeting (November, 2005)
  • "A Primer on Hearsay and Authentication Issues in Family Law Cases," Advanced Family Law Seminar, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (2005)
  • Seminar Chairman & Presenter, Advanced Family Law Seminar--Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk & Fairfax, Virginia, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (2005)
  • Moderator, Advanced Family Law Seminar, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (2004)
  • "Direct and Cross-Examinations of Expert Witnesses in Custody and Relocation Cases," Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Advanced Family Law Seminar (2004)
  • "The Care and Feeding of Guardians ad Litem in Custody Cases," Richmond Bar Association (2003)
  • "The Proficient Paralegal, Current Issues in Domestic Relations Practice," Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (2003)

Honors and Awards

  • BV Rated, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Family Law (2009-Current)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2006-Current)
  • Voted Super Lawyer, Top Family Lawyers in Virginia, Richmond Magazine Law & Politics (2006-Current)
  • Named by Virginia Business Magazine as a Member of the "Legal Elite" in Virginia Family Law (2005-Current)
  • Winner, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Trial Competition (1991)
  • Winner, Carrico Moot Court Competition (1990)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Virginia State Bar
  • Member, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Metro Richmond Family Law Association
  • Member, Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Bar Association
  • Member, Amicus Curiae Committee of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (2007-Current)
  • Certified Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2006-Current)
  • Chairman, Continuing Legal Education Committee, American Academy of Matrimonal Lawyers, Virginia Chapter (2007)
  • Chairman, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section (2005-2006)
  • Member, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors (2004-2005)
  • Chairman, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section, Professional Competency Committee (2004-2005)
  • Chairman, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Publications Committee (2004-2005)
  • Member, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section, Executive Committee (2003-2005)
  • National Trial Team (1991-1992)
  • Student Bar Association , President (1991-1992)
  • National Moot Court Team (1990-1992)