Commissioner Justin Jones' Biography
Clark County Commissioner Justin Jones was elected to the Clark County Commission in 2018 and sworn in for his first term in January 2019. Commissioner Jones previously served in the Nevada State Senate (2012-2014), where he was an Assistant Majority Whip and chaired the Health and Human Services Committee. While in the Legislature, Commissioner Jones had the opportunity to work on important community issues including protections for homeowners facing foreclosure, gun violence prevention, marriage equality and conservation of Red Rock Canyon. Commissioner Jones also successfully completed the Clark County Neighborhood College Program in 2016.
For many years, Commissioner Jones has provided pro bono representation to child victims of domestic abuse and neglect through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada's Children's Attorney Project. Commissioner Jones has also previously served as Chair of the Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada and Battle Born Progress organizations and on the Board of Directors for United Way of Southern Nevada and Emerge Nevada. Commissioner Jones was also a founding board member of Nevadans for Background Checks which successfully advocated for a 2016 ballot initiative requiring background checks on all gun purchases.
Commissioner Jones has been a practicing attorney in Nevada since graduating from George Washington University Law School in 2001. Commissioner Jones is a partner in the law firm of Jones Lovelock practicing primarily in the area of business litigation. Prior to entering private practice, Commissioner Jones served as a law clerk to the Honorable Roger L. Hunt of the United States District Court, District of Nevada.
Commissioner Jones is married to Las Vegas native Megan Krausman Jones and they have two adorable children, Gabby and Liam. In his spare time, Commissioner Jones enjoys running, cycling and hiking in Red Rock Canyon and traveling to new and exotic places.
Commissioner Jones serves in the following capacities:
- Chairman - Big Bend Water District Board of Trustees
- Vice Chairman - Liquor & Gaming Licensing Board
- Member - Southern Nevada Water Authority Board of Directors
- Member - Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance
- Member - Family & Juvenile Services Policy and Fiscal Affairs Board
- Member - Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition
- Member - Springs Preserve Board of Trustees
- Recognized as a "40 Under 40" by VEGAS INC (2013)
- Recognized as a "Top Lawyer" by VEGAS INC (2012)