Colin M. Jones joined the Wilshire Law firm in 2013 after an illustrious career at a premier Plaintiffs only firm in Chicago. In his career, Mr. Jones has obtained combined verdicts and settlements of over $10,000,000.00 including a 2013 settlement of $1,150,000.00, which represents the largest settlement in Illinois history for a dog bite case. At WLF, Colin concentrates his practice in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and products liability.
In 2012 Mr. Jones was selected as a member into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 organization. Additionally, the National Trial Lawyers selected him as one of the top 100 Attorneys in the nation for 2011, 2012 and again in 2013. Colin also has an AVVO rating of "Superb," as selected by his peers and clients.
Mr. Jones received his Bachelor of Arts degree Cum Laude from the University of Southern California and his Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law with Honors. Mr. Jones received the Cali award for academic excellence for achieving the highest grade in his legal writing section.
While in law school, Mr. Jones earned distinction competing on the American Bar Association Moot Court Team, where he and his partner advanced to the quarterfinals at the National Competition in New York. During his time at Loyola, Mr. Jones also practiced as a Supreme Court Rule 711 law clerk with the Chicago Cook County Public Defender, where he first chaired two felony trials, procuring not guilty verdicts for both of his clients. Mr. Jones continually strives to expand his knowledge of the law and medicine and including taking a graduate level Human Anatomy course at Northwestern University. He is also attending courses at the Prestigious Trail lawyers College with Gerry Spence. Additional credentials and distinctions include: National Institute of Trial Advocacy Trial Skills Workshop, Los Angeles Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) the largest Plaintiff's organization in the country, and the American Association of Justice (AAJ).