Jones, III, Robert L.

  Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
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Bobby Jones has practiced in the area of general, civil litigation for almost 40 years.  He has tried over 200 jury trials.  His defense of cases is diverse.  He has defended motor carriers, accountants, physicians, architects, engineers, hospitals, airplane manufacturers, helicopter manufacturers, and multiple Fortune 500 companies.  Mr. Jones has defended wrongful death cases, catastrophic injury cases, brain damage cases, insurance coverage, oil and gas lawsuits, breach of contract cases, environmental litigation, toxic tort cases, fires and explosions, and class action lawsuits.

Mr. Jones has successfully settled every case he has mediated during the last eight years.  He is an internationally known author and speaker.  He is past President of the Arkansas Bar Association, and the Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (State Chair in 2003 - 2004.)   He is a Fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an organization limited to 500 of the top trial lawyers in the world .  Mr. Jones has been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2003, and he has also been named as a mid-south Super Lawyer since 2004.

  • University of Arkansas Law School (J.D. 1969)
  • Hendrix College and University of Arkansas (B.S.B.A., 1966)
Bar admissions & years:
  • Arkansas - 1969
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas - 1969
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas - 1969
  • United States Supreme Court - 1972
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma - 1999
Memberships & Affiliations:
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Trial Attorneys of Americal (TAA)
  • Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • W.P. Putman American Inns of Court, Emeritus
  • Truck Industry Defense Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
Other distinctions:
  • Arkansas Bar Association President 1994-95
  • Arkansas Bar Foundation President 1984-85
  • Sebastian County Bar Association President 1975-76
  • Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel President 1991-92
  • American College of Trial Lawyers State Chair 2003-04
  • Best Lawyers in America 2003-2008
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers 2004-2008
  • United Way Committee of 21 President 1977
  • St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church Vestry Secretary 1971-74
  • Federal Advisory Committee, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit 2006-2008
  • United Way Board of Directors 2004-2005