Davis Bethune & Jones, LLC
1100 Main St., Suite 2930
Kansas City, MO 64105
Born: St. Louis, Missouri, June 21, 1963
Education: Southern Methodist University 1981; University of Missouri -Columbia, B.A., with honors, 1985, University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., 1988 Practice Areas: Railroad Litigation, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, and Class Action
Admissions: Kansas 1989, Missouri 1990, Arkansas 2009 and U.S. District Court, Districts of Kansas and Missouri; Pro Hac Vice Admissions-various state and federal courts Memberships: Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Assoc. (Sustaining Member), Kansas Bar Associations; The Missouri Bar; Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Member, Board of Governors); American Association for Justice (Member, Railroad Section), American Board of Trial Advocacy.
Biography: Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯Ã¯ Thomas C. Jones is a founding member of the law firm of Davis, Bethune & Jones, LLC in Kansas City, MO. Mr. Jones and his firm concentrates their trial practice in the areas of railroad crossing litigation, automobile/tractor-trailer litigation, product liability, professional negligence, and mass tort litigation. Many of the firm's cases have involved traumatic brain injuries to both adults and children. Mr. Jones received his Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1985 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1988.
Mr. Jones is licensed to practice law in the states of Missouri and Kansas. Mr. Jones is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Missouri and the District of Kansas, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth and Tenth Circuits. He has been recognized in the Kansas City Business Journal as "Best of the Bar" by his peers. In addition, Mr. Jones has been inducted as a member of The American Board of Trial Advocates. He is frequently asked to speak at legal seminars.
Mr. Jones is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Board of Governors), the American Association for Justice (Member Railroad Section), the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (Sustaining Member), the Missouri Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association.
Verdicts â€¢ 10/27/06 - $37.5 Million Recovery for Family in Train Crossing Collision â€¢ 03/11/03 - $12.5M RR Crossing Settlement â€¢ 10/28/02 - $21M Verdict Upheld Despite Juror "Sympathy" for Plaintiffs â€¢ 10/10/02 - KC Cancer Patient Wins $2.2B Vs. Pharmacist â€¢ 06/05/01 - Helicopter Crash Gets $21M On Second Try â€¢ 02/21/00 - $1.9 Million Settlement - Amtrak, Union Pacific Sued For Wrongful Death â€¢ 02/21/00 - $1.9 Million Settlement - Man Was Killed In Railroad Crossing Accident â€¢ 09/27/99 - KC Jury Awards $160M For RR Crossing Accident â€¢ 07/14/98 - Fatal Accident Brings $ 5.2 Million