Evan B. Jones

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Partner
Location:
Lexington, Kentucky
Phone:
859-554-4038 (Local)
888-322-2505 (Toll-Free)
Fax:
859-233-0308
Email:
  • Preeminent AV | LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell | Peer Review Rated For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

Evan B. Jones was admitted into the Kentucky Bar Association in 1998 and graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1997. He is an AV Preeminant Attorney through Martindale Hubbell and is currently a Partner at the law firm of Landrum & Shouse LLP. His practice primarily focuses on tort defense and civil litigation in their Lexington Office. Mr. Jones teaches in the Paralegal Studies department at EKU as an Adjunct Professor in addition to speaking and teaching for various seminars throughout the Bluegrass. Prior to becoming associated with Landrum & Shouse, Mr. Jones practiced with Coy, Gilbert & Gilbert in Richmond, Kentucky, and served as staff attorney to Madison and Clark County Circuit Judges Julia Hylton Adams and William T. Jennings.

Mr. Jones was adjunct faculty at Eastern Kentucky University for several years teaching Administrative Law in the Paralegal B.A program, and now speaks at Attorney CLE seminars on insurance topics covering auto and bad faith claims.

Mr. Jones is an active instrument-rated commercial pilot volunteering his time with the Civil Air Patrol for Search & Rescue and disaster relief missions. He is also a member of Lexington Lodge No. 1 and Richmond Lodge No. 25 of F. & A.M. (P.M. 2006).

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Tort Defense
  • Administrative Law
  • Assault & Battery
  • Aviation/Pilot
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Contracts
  • Defamation & Privacy
  • Drone Law
  • Housing and Construction Defects
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1997
    • Honors: International Moot Commercial Arbitration Team, Vis Competition, Vienna Austria 1997
    • Honors: Program in Chinese Law, Eastern China University of Politics and Law, Shanghai China, 1996
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Mathematics: Organization Leadership & Supervision

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Faculty, Depart of Paralegal Studies, EKU, 2003 - 2007
  • A Crash Course in Trial Preparation for Paralegals , IPE Institute for Paralegals
  • The Paralegals guide to Proficient Medical Records Translation, IPE, Institute for Paralegals, November 2008 : Negotiating claims with Insurance Companies, NBI 2014

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Panel Counsel for AOPA Legal Services Plan
  • Rotary International GSE Team Member to Japan, 2000
  • Civil Air Patrol, Deputy Counsel for KY Wing, Search & Rescue Mission Pilot
  • Member of Corporate Council, Advisor Group to Shriner's Children's Hospital, Lexington, KY