Mr. Jones is a shareholder in the law firm of Barnes & Diehl, P.C., the largest law firm in Virginia devoted to family law and the largest law fim in Chesterfield County. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also graduated from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond, where he served as President of the Student Bar Association and won both the school's Trial Competiton and Moot Court Competition for appellate advocacy. He has been practicing law since 1992 with a concentration in trial advocacy. In addition to his primary field of family law, Mr. Jones has tried numerous criminal and civil matters over the years, including three settlements/verdicts in excess of $1,000,000.00. He is married and the father of two boys.
Areas of Practice
- Alimony & Spousal Support
- Child Support
- Childrens' Rights
- Criminal Law
- Custody & Visitation
- Domestic Violence & Neglect
- Family Law
- Juvenile Law
- Litigation & Appeals
- Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
- Prenuptial Agreements
- State Trial Practice
- University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
- "Domestic Relations for the Virginia General Practitioner", Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Fall, 2003
Confidential settlement — Acheived $3,000,000.00 settlement on behalf of a client injured in a trucking accident. Details are confidential sue to settlement agreement.
Confidential settlement — Acheived $2,000,000.00 settlement in medical malpractice case (maximum amount allowed under the Virginia medical malpractice cap) on behalf of a 6 year old girl injured through medical negligence. Details are confidential due to settlement agreement.
Curry v. Marlowe — Acheived $1,700,000.00 verdict in automobile accident case, which was fully satisfied. The client was originally charged with a traffic offense and determined to be at fault for the accident by the investigating officer. Thorough investigation and litigation resulted in an extremely favorable result for the client.
McIlwain v. McIlwain — Virginia Court of Appeals case that cut new law on an equitable distribution issue in divorce.