Program Administrator's Biography


Judge Lindsay R.M. Jones, Adjunct Professor and Administrative Director

Judge Lindsay R.M. Jones earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota in 1988 and a JD from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1991. He serves as the associate director of the Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution and as the administrative director for the Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques and Litigation Programs at Emory Law.

He teaches a clinical course,  "Access to Justice Workshop," and serves asthe faculty advisor to the Emory Mock Trial Society. Prior to coming to Emory in fall 2006, Jones was engaged in a private law practice focusing on civil rights and was at the University of Minnesota Law School, where he was a fellow with the Institute on Race & Poverty and taught ethics and access to justice as an adjunct professor of law. 

Jones previously served as an assistant attorney general for the State of Minnesota, in which capacity he served as a member of a civil rights advisory committee to the Minnesota attorney general. He also served as the former deputy director and director of Advocacy for the Legal Aid Society of North Carolina. As a trial and appellate litigator in private practice he has appeared before federal and state courts in several states, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th, 9th and 11th circuits. 

Jones also is a municipal court Judge for the City of Decatur and an associate magistrate judge for DeKalb County. He also serves as of counsel for Cook, Hall & Lampros LLP.

Education: BA, University of Minnesota, 1988; JD, University of Minnesota Law School, 1991.