Before becoming a successful Atlanta accident lawyer and accomplished criminal defense attorney, Steven established a reputation as a fair but fierce prosecutor during his time as a Chief Senior Assistant District Attorney for the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office. He received his law degree from Cornell University Law School after obtaining his Master’s in Divinity from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. He began his legal career as a Staff Attorney with the Fulton County Superior Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit before becoming an Atlanta accident lawyer.
Steven continued his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney with the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, Atlanta Judicial Circuit. He handled hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases and was recognized as the Non-Complex Trial Attorney of the Year. Steven was promoted to the Community Prosecution Unit as the Police Zone 1 Community Prosecutor where he worked directly with the police and the community to address crime in the Zone 1 community. As a result of his dedicated work ethic and drive, he was appointed to the position of Director of the Community Prosecution Unit before leaving to become a criminal defense attorney.
His career as a prosecutor ended when he has injured in a serious auto accident himself. Steven worked as his own accident lawyer and obtained a large car accident settlement for himself. Steven used his car accident settlement to start his own practice helping people who have suffered from car accidents and who suffered personal injury due to the negligence of others. He has successfully resolved personal injury claims against, insurance companies, grocery stores, the City of Atlanta, Walmart and others. Steven has brought in millions in car accident settlements for his clients.
Since opening his practice, he has utilized the skills he learned from the Fulton District Attorney’s Office to become an effective criminal defense attorney. He handles criminal cases as misdemeanors to felonies. Defense attorneys in Atlanta are a dime a dozen but Attorney Jones is a defense attorney that stands out from the rest because of his commitment to his clients. As a former prosecutor, he has become familiar with the Georgia criminal justice system which has allowed him to become a successful Atlanta criminal defense attorney. If you need a defense lawyer who will fight for your freedom call the criminal defense lawyers with Jones & Jones today.