Skip Jones’ background and experience over the years of practice since 1972 has included the areas of residential and commercial real estate, business, tax, transportation, labor, litigation (trial and appellate), bankruptcy, domestic relations, banking, estate planning, estate administration, and creditor’s rights. With this background, Mr. Jones is able to apply a broad perspective to the many areas of inquiry of his clients.
After two years of law school, Mr. Jones served two years in the U. S. Army. Returning for his third year of law school, Mr. Jones graduated from the T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 1972. Following law school, he was employed as Assistant Commerce Counsel with the Virginia State Corporation Commission. Mr. Jones was employed by the Firm in 1974 and became full partner in 1978.
Mr. Jones is well versed in the area of regulatory hearings before the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles where transportation companies are required to obtain certificates of public convenience and necessity. His extensive transportation practice evolved from his initial training as Virginia’s Assistant Commerce Counsel from 1972 to 1974. Mr. Jones has served on several legislative task forces in recent years as appointed by the State Corporation Commission and the Department of Motor Vehicles. Mr. Jones is also a registered lobbyist and has been active before the Virginia General Assembly.
In addition, Mr. Jones processed commercial loan closings for a local bank and is actively involved in the employment, banking, business and estate planning areas of law.
Mr. Jones has argued cases before the Virginia Court of Appeals and the Virginia Supreme Court.