CURRICULUM VITAE OF RICHARD K. JONES
Born: June 10, 1955, Jacksonville, Florida
Graduated 1973 Samuel Wolfson High School, Jacksonville, Florida
Graduated 1976 Florida State University, B.S. in accounting, cum laude
Member Beta Alpha Psi Honorary Accounting Fraternity, Phi Beta Phi University-wide Honorary Society for Bachelor of Science students in top 10% and Beta Gamma Sigma Business School Honorary Society for students in top 10%.
Employed by Peat, Marwick, Mitchell as a Certified Public Accountant in Jacksonville, Florida, 1977 – 1979.
Graduated 1982 Florida State University Law School, J.D., With Honors.
Legal Intern with Florida House of Representatives Judiciary Committee 1981 – 1982; Legal Intern with Florida Attorney General’s Office 1982.
Employed by District Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Jacksonville, Florida, 1983 as a tax attorney.
Employed by Moseley, Prichard, Parrish, Knight & Jones, P.A., Jacksonville, Florida, 1984 to the present as an attorney; partner since 1988.
Member of Jacksonville and Federal Bar Associations. President of Jacksonville Chapter of Federal Bar Association for 1991 – 1992.
Member of Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (Director 1990 – 1991).
Member of Maritime Law Association of the United States.
Board of Directors of The Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library, Inc. (President 1992 – 1994).
Board of Directors of The Jacksonville Library Foundation, Inc. (President 1996 – 1998).
Leadership Jacksonville (Class of 1991 – 1992).
Member of the Providence School Development Board (Chairman 2003 – 2005)
Member of the Providence School Board (2006 – present)
Married to Suzanne Byram Jones; Three children: Ashley, Rachel, Emily
Practice includes business law and litigation, commercial law, corporate law, maritime/admiralty law, real property, tax, and estate/probate.
Richard K, Jones – Rick Jones graduated from Florida State University in 1976 with a BS degree in Accounting, cum laude. Rick then worked as a Certified Public Accountant in Jacksonville before attending law school. Rick graduated from Florida State University School of Law with honors in 1982.
After working as an attorney with District Counsel, Internal Revenue Service in Jacksonville, Rick has worked with the law firm of Moseley, Prichard, Parrish, Knight & Jones in Jacksonville from 1984 to the present. Rick’s primary practice areas are Business Law and Litigation, Commercial and Corporate Law, and Wills/Trusts/Estates/Probate. Rick has served as President of the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Rick’s charitable activities include serving as President of the Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library, Inc., the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation, Inc. and Rick is a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville.
Rick served as Chairman of the Providence School Development Board from 2003 – 2005 and has been a member of the Providence School Board from 2006 to the present. Rick is married to Suzy Jones and their three daughters are all graduates of Providence; Ashley in 2003, Rachel in 2005, and Emily in 2008.