Jack R. Jones, III
Firm: Taylor Jones Taylor
Address: 961 Main Street
Southaven, MS 38671
Membership: DeSoto County and American Bar Associations; Mississippi State Bar; Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association.
University: Mississippi State University, B.S., 1973, University of Mississippi, J.D., 1978
Admitted: 1978, Mississippi; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
Biography: Jack R. Jones, III was born on July 20, 1951. He grew up in Jackson, MS where he attended public schools. Mr. Jones graduated from Miss. State University in December of 1972 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Thereafter, Mr. Jones attended and graduated from law school at the University of Mississippi receiving his Juris Doctor Degree in December of 1978. Mr. Jones has practiced law for approximately thirty-three (33) years in all areas with an emphasis in criminal law. Mr. Jones has served as a part-time Circuit Court Public Defender during his career and has tried many types of criminal jury trials as well as extensive DUI defense work. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Jones, is an adjunct instructor of Business Law at Northwest Mississippi Community College and has completed over twenty-five (25) years in the United States Army Reserves JAG Corps which includes almost one year of active duty as a Lieutenant Colonel from 2009-10.