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Frederick D Jones

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Law

Biography

Frederick D. Jones is the son of Carol and Charles Jones. He is married to Ashanti M. Jones and has three children. He learned the importance of public service at a very young age. His mother is a retired teacher who taught in the public school system for over 30 years. His father served in the legislature for over 28 years.

He is a graduate of Southern University and A&M College wherein he received a bachelor’s of science in Mathematics. He has worked for the Louisiana Department of Revenue as a Tax Officer 1. He attended Southern University Law Center and graduated law school with honors. While in Law School he worked for the Louisiana Legislature in the legislative bureau where he was required to review bills, joint resolutions, and suspension resolutions examining each instrument upon its engrossment and passage to third reading in the house of origin and make recommendations for floor amendments.

After he graduated from Law School he started working for the Ouachita Parish District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney under the Honorable Jerry Jones. While there he was chosen to be in a domestic violence task force with all of the surrounding law enforcement agencies to help combat domestic violence housed at the Family Justice Center. He later ventured out to join the family law firm with his father Charles Jones and his sister Rosalind D. Jones. He currently practices in City, State, and Federal Courts and has been admitted to the Eastern, Middle, and Western District Federal Courts and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Frederick D. Jones and his wife, Ashanti M. Jones, are members of the Lone Wa Worship Center in Monroe, Louisiana.

Education

  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctor - 05/2007
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.S. - 12/2003
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Mathematics

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Alpha Phi Alpha

Past Positions

  • The Indigent Defender Board, Contract Attorney, 11/2012
  • 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 10/2007 to 02/2011