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David Jones

About David E. Jones

David E. Jones is a Central Valley area DUI and criminal defense attorney who represents those accused of DUI and other crimes in both state and federal court. Mr. Jones has practiced criminal law throughout Fresno, Merced, Madera, Kings and Tulare counties since 1996. Mr. Jones was a Deputy District Attorney for Fresno County 12 years and has been an instructor for the Police Academy for over 10 years.  He is an experienced and respected trial attorney.

As a Deputy District Attorney, Mr. Jones prosecuted a wide range of criminal cases, from DUI's to serious felonies including murder, kidnapping, rape, child molestation, fraud and embezzlement, drug charges, gang cases and three-strikes cases.  He has handled thousands of DUI and criminal cases and has conducted well over 100 trials, both as a prosecutor and a defense attorney.  Few attorneys have that level of experience.

Mr. Jones was recently recognized as a "Top Lawyer in California, Highest in Ethical Standards and Professional Excellence" as listed by The Legal Network and by exclusive membership in the National Trial lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers. 

The American Institute of DUI Attorneys (AIDUIA), an impartial third-party attorney rating service, recognized Mr. Jones with the award of "10 Best Attorneys in California for Client Satisfaction" in the area of DUI law.  Further, Mr. Jones is a Founding Member of the national organization, DUI Defense Lawyers Association.

Areas of Practice:    DUI & Criminal defense- Felony & Misdemeanor

Bar Admissions

•    State of California, admitted in 1993

•    California Ninth Circuit Court  of Appeals1994

•    United States District Court Central District of California, admitted in 1993

•    United States District Court Eastern District of California, admitted in 1994

•    United States District Court Northern District of California, admitted in 1995


•    McCullium School of Law, Whittier College, Los Angeles, California, JD

•    University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, MPA

•    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, BS

Professional Associations and Memberships

•    State Bar of California

•    DUI Defense Lawyers Association

•    National College for DUI Defense

•    American Bar Association

•    Fresno County Bar Association

•    Consumer Attorneys of California

•    Better Business Bureau

Recent Blog Posts


  • Thank you, Jones Law

    My husband had been charged with a felony car theft and DUI. The charges caused him to be deported and yet the District Attorney’s office did nothing to prosecute the case against him. Time dragged on and the charges were preventing him from returning to his family in the U.S. I contacted Mr. ...
  • Great trial attorney!

    I was facing charges of possessing a loaded firearm and a concealed firearm in a friend’s car I was driving. I had no idea the guns were in the car yet, there I was in jail and about to be deported. I had a public defender; she did not have the time for me. Then my family hired Mr. Jones. He l...
  • Great Attorney...Professional and Experienced

    Mr. Jones did a fantastic job with my DUI case. I thought I had no hope, but through his hard work, he got it reduced to a wet reckless, no driver's license suspension and no jail. I paid a fine and that was it. I strongly recommend him.
  • Thank you David!

    I would highly recommend David. he and his staff were knowledgeable, very personable and sensitive to my situation. They kept me informed at every turn and were easily contacted whenever I had a question or concern. Additionally, David successfully attained what I felt was a favorable outcome....
  • Mr. Jones saved my driver's license!

    I was in an accident and arrested for DUI. Mr. Jones scheduled the DMV hearing, argued on my behalf, and WON! My license was not suspended! He took his time with me and explained everything. He kept me informed and was always available to talk to me when I called. I highly recommend him.
  • My Recommendation to Family & Friends

    David Jones was amazing. He explained everything in ways that were easily understood and answered all of my question. He was respectful, open and honest. He started work on my case the first day we met and got results quickly. He demonstrated passion, concern, and showed true feeling for my situa...
  • Thank you for helping my son.

    My son was arrested and charged with a DUI. He was facing jail, fines, the loss of his driver's license and possibly the loss of his job. We were afraid and felt we needed to find someone to help him. Thankfully, we found attorney David Jones, he took the time to explain everything to us and c...
  • Thank you Mr. Jones

    I was arrested and charged with a DUI in Madera County. I made a mistake. I was worried about going to jail, I have never been in trouble before and I did not know what to do. I contacted Jones Law and David Jones. He took the time to explain everything to me and relieved my fears. I did not ...
  • Mr. Jones believed in me

    I was arrested and charged with two felonies, accused of assaulting someone with my car and then with a handgun. The police contacted me at my house, where I was with my family for a BBQ. The police treated me like I was guilty from the start. they did not want to hear from my family and ig...
  • I recommend David. Jones!

    My son and friend were charged with three serious felonies, including robbery. Mr. Jones was hired to represent my son. The case was tried together. The end result of the case was one misdemeanor with probation, a small fine and no jail time. Mr. Jones was hired to represent my son because as ...
  • I Could Not Be Happier

    I was stopped for speeding. The officer said he smelled alcohol and asked me if I had been drinking. I did not want to lie, so I told him, yes, I had a drink earlier but felt fine. The officer told me to get out of the car and after taking a breath test, and being told I blew a .11, I was arre...
  • “Best DUI Defense in Town”

    I hired David Jones to represent me in a difficult DUI case and he has gone above and beyond to get me out of trouble. You can reach him any time and he will be by your side when you need him. Unlike other law firms where you meet the lawyer once and then you have to deal with a paralegal the res...
  • He saved my driver's license!

    I was stopped by CHP in Fresno and charged with a DUI for having a Blood alcohol level of .18. I was so afraid I would lose my license, my job, everything. I didn't see any hope. Mr. Jones calmed me down and made me feel very comfortable. He took care of everything. He scheduled a hearing wit...
  • You are the best decision I ever made!

    You did a TREMENDOUS job from the moment I skulked into your office. And let me tell you, that was a lonely, grim day. You are the best decision I ever made. Everything worked out, thanks to your dogged determination and hard work. You deserve so much respect for the level you do your job at. Al...