Norman P. Jones

njones@dudleylaw.com

Professional

As a licensed attorney, Mr. Jones entered the U.S. Army in 1971, was certified under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and served in the Republic of South Korea as defense counsel in the JAG Corp.  Upon receiving an honorable discharge as Captain, he entered private practice in his home state of Oklahoma for 4 years before moving to Denver, Colorado, where he served for 2 years as a clerk for the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.  Subsequently, he was employed by and became partner of the Denver Oil & Gas Law Firm of Poulson, Odell & Petersen.  In 1986 when the oil & gas market became depressed, Mr. Jones moved to St. Croix and served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice for 2 years, after which he practiced privately on St. Croix until Hurricane Hugo hit the Island in September 1989.  He then moved to St. Thomas in January 1990 and formed the firm of D’Amour, Jones & Stryker.  In October 1999, he left the firm to practice on his own, and, after 15 years, became “Of Counsel” to the firm of Dudley Rich Davis LLP, where he currently practices.

Areas of Practice

In his 44 years of law practice, Mr. Jones gained extensive experience in many areas of the law, but his focus has been primarily in the area of insurance defense, mediation and real estate and banking transactions.  In his current position, he concentrates on real estate and bank loan transactions.

Education

University of Oklahoma School of Law (J.D. 1970)
       Granted a limited license to practice law by the Oklahoma Supreme Court 1969-70

University of Oklahoma (B.S. 1967)
       Major in Zoology
       Member Beta Theta Pi

Bar Memberships and Affiliations

Oklahoma (1970)
U.S. Court of Military Justice (1971)
United States District Court, Western District of Oklahoma (1974)  
United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit (1976)
Colorado (1980)
United States Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit (1987)
U. S. Virgin Islands (1988)
U. S. District Court of the Virgin Islands (2013)
Member Ethics & Grievance Bar Committee (2001 – 2015)

Community Involvement

Member, Vice President United Way, St. Thomas & St. John
Member, President United Way, Oklahoma
Member, Vice President JC, Oklahoma
Member, Board of Directors of St. Thomas Yacht Club     
President, Board of Directors of St. Thomas Reformed Church Learning Center
Member, Lay Person, Consistory, St. Thomas Reformed Church

Publication:


Annual Survey of Oil and Gas Law, Annual Survey of Colorado Law, 1984 & 1985


Expert Witness

Qualified Real Estate Expert Witness, Superior Court of the Virgin Islands