Brian H. Jones

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Location:
Chesterfield, Virginia
Phone:
(804) 414-1605
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

  • 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
  • Mock Trial - Relocation of Children Out of State, Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association
  • 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
  • "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
  • "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

  • Named Virginia's Super Lawyer by Richmond Magazine Law & Politics, 2012 - Present
  • Listed in Virginia's Best Lawyers for Family Law, 2012
  • Listed in "Virginia's Best Lawyers, 2011
  • Listed in Super Lawyers by Richmond Magazine Law & Politics Magazine for Family Law, 2011
  • Listed in "Best Lawyers in America" for Family Law, 2010 - Present
  • Named a Virginia Legal Elite by Virginia Business Magazine, 2009 - Present
  • Voted a Top Family Law Super Lawyers in Virginia, by Richmond Magazine Law & Politics, 2009
  • Voted Top Family Law Super Lawyers in Virginia, Richmond Magazine Law & Politics, 2008
  • Voted Top Family Law Super Lawyers in Virginia, Richmond Magazine Law & Politics, 2006 - 2007
  • Voted Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine, 2005 - 2006
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2006
  • Named by Virginia Business Magazine as a Member of the "Legal Elite" in Virginia Family Law, 2005
  • BV Rated, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
  • Winner, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Trial Competition, 1991
  • Winner, Carrico Moot Court Competition, 1990

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Listed In Best Lawyers in America (2009 - present)
  • Amicus Curiae Committee 2007-2008, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Virginia Chapter, 2007, Chairman, Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section, Chairman, 2005 - 2006
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section, Chairman, Professional Competency Committee, 2004 - 2005
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Chairman, Trial Competition
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Chairman, Publications Committee, 2004 - 2005
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Board of Governors, 2004 - 2006
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section, Member, Executive Committee, 2003 - 2006
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Metro Richmond Family Law Association, Member
  • Student Bar Association, President, 1991 - 1992
  • National Moot Court Team, 1990 - 1992
  • National Trial Team, 1991 - 1992