Ms. Linley Jones
The Linley Jones Firm PC
Linley Jones practices with the Linley Jones Firm, P.C. in Buckhead, specializing in legal malpractice, catastrophic personal injury, and wrongful death. Ms. Jones is Past President of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the first woman lawyer in the United States to be board certified in legal malpractice by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (an ABA-approved certification board). She has repeatedly been selected as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia by Super Lawyers. She has handled hundreds of legal malpractice and personal injury cases and is a frequent speaker on the topics of legal malpractice, ethics and personal injury.
Ms. Jones has also received the highest rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, an AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rating, and has a 5 out of 5-star rating on Avvo.com. She has been recognized as a Senior Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honor society. Ms. Jones has achieved multiple seven-figure verdicts and settlements on behalf of deserving clients.
Raised on St. Simons Island, Georgia, Ms. Jones worked as a Senate page for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C. during high school and then started college at age 16 as a Kemper Scholar at Emory University where she received her B.A. in political science. Ms. Jones then obtained her law degree as a Callaway Scholar at Georgia State University in 1992, and served as political editor of the Georgia State Law Review. Ms. Jones appeared on CNN over 100 times as a Senior Legal Analyst (in addition to practicing law), and has also appeared on many other local and national programs. Ms. Jones was a co-founder of the City of Brookhaven, Georgia, where she now serves as Mayor Pro Tem and a City Councilmember after business hours.
Ms. Jones is also an active member of the American Association for Justice, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and the Atlanta Trial Lawyers Society. She currently serves as Parliamentarian of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys and has served on the Board of Directors of the Civil Justice PAC. She remains a champion member of both the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the Civil Justice PAC. Also a supporter of the arts, Ms. Jones serves as Treasurer of Souls Grown Deep Foundation, an organization dedicated to documenting, preserving, and promoting in the canon of American art history the contributions of African American artists from the South and the cultural traditions in which they are rooted. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Souls Grown Deep Community Partnership which is dedicated to improving the quality of life of communities that gave rise to the art made by African American artists of the South.
Linley Jones can be contacted through her website at www.linleyjones.com.