Michael J. Jones
White Plains Personal Injury Attorney
Michael J. Jones graduated cum laude and with High Honors from Colgate
University in 1980. He attended Boston College Law School where he received
his J.D. in 1983. Mr. Jones began his legal career as an associate with
Whitman & Ransom. He was a name partner with O’Connor, Morris
& Jones from 1987 to 1995, when he joined Ivey Barnum & O’Mara,
LLC, as a partner in the litigation department.
Mr. Jones has taken the lead on a number of difficult high profile personal
injury and wrongful death matters. Among his results, he recovered $1.5M
for a young lady who lost her leg in a motorcycle accident, and serves
as lead counsel on behalf of the family of the late George Smith, in the
renowned case involving the honeymooner’s disappearance from a Royal
Caribbean cruise ship in 2005.
The Greenwich Magazine article as featured on a billboard in Times Square in May, 2012.
Mr. Jones has appeared on various television programs, including NBC News,
Today Show, and has appeared as a legal analyst on
MSNBC Live, CNN’s
Outfront with Erin Burnett, Fox News, News 12 Connecticut and NBC 30 Hartford News.
He was also featured prominently in the CBS 48 Hours special
Murder at Sea, which aired on May 11th, 2013.
Mr. Jones is admitted to the bars of the States of Connecticut and New
York. He is also admitted to the United States District Court for the
District of Connecticut and the Southern District of New York, the 2nd
Circuit Court of Appeals as well as the United States Supreme Court. He
is also a member of the Connecticut and New York State Bar Associations
and the American and Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member
and past president of the Greenwich Bar Association (2007). Mr. Jones
serves as a Special Master for the Miscellaneous Proceedings Calendar
in the Stamford Superior Court.