Michael J. Jones

White Plains Personal Injury Attorney Michael Jones

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, NBC’s 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.