Stephen Jones is a 2L J.D. candidate graduating in May of 2019. Stephen is from Fort Worth, Texas and attended Colorado State University where he earned his Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Communications and Entrepreneurship. Stephen intends to return to the Dallas-Fort Worth area after graduating and practice corporate law. Before attending law school, Stephen worked as both an intern and legal clerk for a boutique criminal law firm in Fort Worth.
Stephen has focused his legal education on developing his research and writing, as well as honing his advocacy skills and courtroom presence. The highlight of Stephen’s 1L year was his first place win and best overall advocate award in the Tech Law 1L Mock Trial Competition. This fall, Stephen will represent Texas Tech as a member of the ABA Arbitration Team. During the summer after his 1L year, Stephen interned with a Dallas Civil Judge and Fort Worth Criminal Judge. He gained valuable insight into courtroom proceedings that he will carry into law school and his practice. Additionally, Stephen is involved in the Student Bar Association where he is the Director of Public Relations and is a contributing writer for The Texas Bank Lawyer. Outside of law school, Stephen enjoys watching sports, attending concerts, skiing, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.