District Court Judge, Department 29
Judge David Jones was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and currently resides in Henderson. He attended Valley High School and went on to attend Arizona State University, where he received his B.A. Degree in Secondary Education and History; graduating as the School of Education’s Distinguished Honor Graduate. After graduation, Judge Jones taught government World and U.S. History at Rancho High School. He also developed a Criminal Justice curriculum & class utilized by the Clark County School District. After several years as a teacher, Judge Jones attended the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, graduating with honors, and was named as one of the top trial advocacy team members.
Judge Jones professional experience includes a partnership at the law firm of Lewis Brisbois as a member of the general liability practice. Additionally he was the managing attorney for the Plaintiff based firm of David Allen & Associates. Judge Jones has also worked as a short-trial judge, a court-ordered mediator and arbitrator, and as a family court judge through the Truancy Diversion Program.
He has practiced law entirely within the state of Nevada and has tried dozens of highly complex and public trials, including personal injury cases, medical malpractice, and premises liability. Judge Jones was also counsel in the very notorious “biker shooting cases” in Laughlin, Nevada, involving the Hells’ Angels and the Mongols motor cycle clubs.
Judge Jones is married and the father of four. Along with his distinguished legal career, Judge Jones coached youth football, softball and basketball.