Attorney Profile

Over 30 years of broad legal experience.

Trial Experience:

Thousands of trials in all Courts in Virginia; Supreme Court, Federal Court, Circuit Court, District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
Rated "Distinguished" among his peers for professionalism and competence.
Successfully tried Personal Injury cases, Real Estate disputes, Criminal Defense, Civil Lawsuits of all types.
Trusted for over 30 years to get results and give personal service.
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) – 30 years.

Legal appointments:

*Town Attorney for the Town of Hillsville, Virginia, 1984 to 1988.
*County Attorney for Carroll County, Virginia, 1988 to 1998.
*Commissioner of Accounts for Carroll County Virginia, 2009 to present.
*Assistant Commissioner of Accounts for Grayson County Virginia, 2009 to present.
*State Board of Social Services, twice Chairman, under appointment of three successive Governors of Virginia, 1994 to 2004. Original appointment by Gov. George F. Allen. Primary achievements; Welfare reform, Child protective services reform.
*Wytheville community college board.


Virginia Tech University: Undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science, Political Science; English minor, 1979.
Law School: University of Richmond, TC Williams School of Law; Juris Doctor Degree, 1983.
Study abroad: Cambridge University, Cambridge England; International Law, Legal History, 1982.
Private practice attorney and trial attorney: 1984 to present, Hillsville Virginia.
Former offices: Deputy Treasurer, Carroll County Virginia, 1981.


Married: 1982, Patricia Iroler Jones (BS degree Virginia Tech)
Five children: