Michael B. Jones



Hopewell, Pennsylvania million dollar advocates forum Michael Jones
Phone: 724-375-6683
Fax: 724-375-5099
E-mail: mjones@personallaw.com

Attorney Jones has been a member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association as a representative of Zone 10 in Western Pennsylvania for over seventeen (17) years. He currently serves as Zone 10 Governor. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, Beaver County Bar Association Fee Dispute Committee, and Pennsylvania Association of Township Solicitors.
Attorney Jones’ twenty-two (22) years of trial experience encompass a variety of civil litigation including wrongful death, serious personal injury, motor vehicles, bar fights, defective products, injuries to children, intoxication, assault, negligent security, professional negligence, insurance coverage disputes, municipal claims, employment disputes, contracts, and commercial and corporate litigation. Attorney Jones has represented numerous municipal governments, agencies and authorities and currently serves as Solicitor for Potter Township, Hopewell Township, and Greene Township.

Areas of Practice

Wrongful Death
Serious Personal Injury
Construction and Industrial Accidents
Motor Vehicle and Trucking Accidents
Insurance Coverage and Exclusion Disputes
Employment and Labor Disputes
Contracts – Employment, Franchises, Buy-Sell, Non-Compete, Professional Services
Corporate and Commercial Transactions and Litigation
Land Use
Oil & Shale Gas Leases, Pipeline Easements and Litigation
Dramshop Claims (Drunk Drivers, Bar Fights and Injuries related to intoxication)
Dangerous Products
Professional Negligence Claims
Municipal Law

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1994
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1994
U.S. Supreme Court, 1994


Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Juris Doctorate – 1993
University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
B.S., Bachelor of Science – 1989

Honors and Awards

Life Fellow to the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation, 2012 – Present
Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Professional Associations and Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, House of Delegates, 1999 – Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Zone Ten Governor – Present
Pennsylvania Bar Foundation, Zone Ten Director – Present
American Association for Justice, Member, 2002 – Present
Beaver County Bar Association, Fee Dispute Committee
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Municipal Law Section
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Environmental & Energy Law Section
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Education Law Section (Liaison)
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Shale Energy Law Committee
Pennsylvania Bar Association, By-Laws Committee
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Audit Committee
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Nominating Committee
Beaver County Coroner, Solicitor, 2001-2015
Board of Trustees, Beaver County Educational Trust – December 2016