Vaughan C. Jones
Vaughan C. Jones is a former prosecutor and has effectively represented hundreds clients charged with crimes in Virginia. His success is the result of hard-work, dedication, courtroom advocacy skills and experience. Mr. Jones graduated from James Madison University in 1992. After college, he attended a summer program at the University of Richmond’s Law School where he was named the program’s Most Outstanding Student. Jones later graduated from the American University, Washington School of Law.
After law school, Jones accepted an offer to serve in one of the seven legal clerkships at the Virginia Supreme Court, the highest appellate court in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Jones next worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia. As an Assistant Attorney General, Jones represented the Governor of Virginia, and was special counsel to the Virginia Department of Corrections.
In 1999, Jones joined the Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. As a prosecutor, Jones tried almost every type of criminal matter and participated in several of the City’s highest profile cases. Jones never lost a jury trial as lead prosecutor. In 2003, Jones left the Commonwealths Attorney Office to form the firm Johnson Jones. Since that time, Jones has represented clients in twenty-four different state judicial circuits, Federal District Court, the Virginia Supreme Court, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Using his unique experience within the judicial system he achieves remarkable results for his clients.