Timothy W. Jones

Timothy W. Jones is a member of the firm and practices in trial litigation and transactional work in the areas of business and commercial law, employment and labor law, criminal law, domestic and family law, appellate practice, real estate law, and zoning and land use. He has tried dozens of cases to successful verdict. Tim is admitted to the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, the U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, and the State Courts of Missouri and New York. He is a member of the St. Louis County Bar Association where he currently serves as past president. Tim is a frequent lecturer and published author on issues of civil procedure, evidence and criminal practice. He received his B.A. double major degree from Fordham University and his J.D. degree from St. John’s University, where he won three Mock Trial ‘Best Advocate’ awards and was an editor of the St. John’s Journal of Legal Commentary. Tim was a prosecuting attorney in Nassau County, New York where he served on the DWI enforcement unit.

Jones currently serves as Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives, having been unanimously elected by his colleagues in 2012 to serve in this capacity. He is in the process of serving his fourth term in the Missouri House of Representatives and represents the 110th District, including parts of St. Louis and Franklin Counties. As a State Representative, Tim has played a key role in passing numerous major pieces of legislation, including 2010’s Health Care Freedom Act, which appeared on Missouri ballots as Proposition C.

Areas of Practice

  • Business/commercial litigation
  • Real estate law and litigation
  • Employment/labor law
  • Government and legislative

Admitted to Practice

  • Missouri, 1998
  • New York, 1997

Awards

  • Missouri Chamber of Commerce Freshman Legislator of the Year
  • Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year
  • St. Louis County Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer

Education

  • St. John’s University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1996
  • Dean’s List Honors
  • Mock Trial ‘Best Advocate’ Awards (3)
  • Member, St. John’s Journal of Legal Commentary
  • Fordham University, Bachelor of Arts, 1993
  • Dean’s List Honors

Civic Memberships

  • Legal Counsel and Chair-Government Affairs Committee, Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Eureka Chamber of Commerce
  • West St. Louis County Lions
  • Legal Counsel, Eureka Historical Society

Relevant Representation

  • Representing clients in various major condemnation actions relating to real estate development projects and infrastructure improvements
  • Representing clients relating to commercial real estate leases
  • Representing clients in business disputes and various shareholder actions and claims
  • Representing a 100-member statewide fire district association in various matters including analysis and applicability of various state statutes and regulations, employment and labor law, real estate and construction law, tax increment financing (TIF), transportation development districts (TDD), formation and operation of boards of directors, election law, bonding and various other matters as they affect statutory quasi-government bodies
  • Representing commercial and residential developers and homeowner associations in various real estate tax assessment appeals and litigation
  • Representing clients in prosecution and defense of major commercial collection matters

 

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