Senator Justin C. Jones

Assistant Majority Whip
Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Senate (elected November 2012) - Assistant Majority Whip, 2013-Present

Other Public Service

  • Co-Founder and Vice Chair, Litigation Section, State Bar of Nevada, 2011-Present
  • Chair, Ninth Circuit Notes, ABA Commerical and Business Litigation Committee
  • Former Board Member, United Way of Southern Nevada, 2008-2009

Honors and Awards

  • VEGAS INC "40 Under 40", 2013
  • VEGAS INC Top Lawyer, 2012
  • Nevada Business Journal Legal Elite (reflective of the top 2% of lawyers in Nevada), 2012
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell
  • KNPR Desert Companion Best Lawyers, 2012
  • Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Star, 2008, 2011, 2012
  • 50 Hour Club, Legal Aid of Southern Nevada, 2010
  • Citizen of Distinction, Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow, 2004


  • State Bar of Nevada (2003-Present)
  • Clark County Bar Association, 2003-Present
  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Children's Attorney Project, 2009-Present
  • Save Red Rock, 2011-Present


  • Brigham Young University, B.A., Political Science, 1997
  • George Washington University, J.D., 2001


Occupation: Attorney
Recreation: Running, cycling
Born: 1974 - Granada Hills, CA
Spouse: Megan K. Jones
Children: Gabriella, Liam

Primary Sponsor

AJR7 Urges recognition of the importance of mid-20th century architecture in Nevada. (BDR R-609)
SJR9 Urges the Director of the Bureau of Land Management to expedite the process for approving special recreation permits for certain uses of federal public lands in Nevada. (BDR R-1008)
SJR11 Urges Congress to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to restore the authority of the governments of the United States and individual states to regulate and restrict independent political expenditures. (BDR R-1047)
SB111 Requires production of certain evidence under certain circumstances. (BDR 3-771)
SB113 Makes various changes to provisions governing the termination of parental rights. (BDR 11-434)
SB117 Revises provisions governing the powers of the Department of Taxation. (BDR 32-536)
SB138 Authorizes irrevocable trusts and certain other entities to hold ownership interests in professional entities. (BDR 7-848)
SB141 Revises provisions governing the dissemination of records of criminal history. (BDR 14-881)
SB142 Makes various changes to provisions governing local government contracting. (BDR 27-676)
AB147 Requires the notification of patients regarding breast density. (BDR 40-172)
AB154 Revises provisions concerning child death review teams. (BDR 38-611)
AB155 Revises provisions governing reports of the abuse or neglect of a child. (BDR 38-610)
SB159 Declares the Legislature's support for a land exchange near the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. (BDR S-552)
SB166 Revises provisions governing the recovery of certain benefits paid under the State Plan for Medicaid. (BDR 38-82)
SB167 Enacts provisions for the designation of certain hospitals as STEMI receiving centers. (BDR 40-229)
SB171 Provides for a program of matching grants to local governments for the maintenance and repair of public works. (BDR 43-621)
SB172 Provides a deduction from the payroll tax for newly hired full-time employees under certain circumstances. (BDR 32-537)
AB175 Revises provisions relating to uniformed-service and overseas voters. (BDR 24-635)
AB181 Makes various changes to provisions governing employment practices. (BDR 53-48)
SB182 Expands full-day kindergarten in public schools. (BDR 34-138)
SB183 Enacts provisions governing manufacturers of certain electronic devices. (BDR 40-556)
SB189 Revises provisions governing assault and battery. (BDR 15-917)
SB203 Requires legislative lobbyists to file quarterly reports concerning lobbying activities under certain circumstances. (BDR 17-26)
SB206 Revises provisions relating to food establishments. (BDR 40-935)
SB221 Makes certain changes relating to public safety. (BDR 14-943)
SB246 Revises provisions relating to committees for political action. (BDR 24-674)
SB258 Creates the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children. (BDR 38-192)
SB261 Revises provisions relating to door-to-door solicitation. (BDR 52-829)
SB268 Requires a provider of wireless telecommunications to provide call location information to a law enforcement agency in certain emergency situations. (BDR 58-623)
SB278 Establishes an expedited process for the foreclosure of abandoned residential property. (BDR 9-134)
SB286 Provides immunity from civil action under certain circumstances. (BDR 3-675)
SB298 Requires the Legislative Committee on Senior Citizens, Veterans and Adults with Special Needs to conduct a study concerning property tax assistance for senior citizens. (BDR S-735)
SB321 Enacts a “Homeowner's Bill of Rights.” (BDR 9-748)
SB327 Revises provisions relating to health care professions. (BDR 54-772)
AB333 Revises provisions relating to incentives for economic development. (BDR 31-811)
AB396 Revises provisions relating to the waters of this State. (BDR 26-763)


SCR2 Commemorates the 20th anniversary of the donation of precious art from the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the people of the State of Nevada, reaffirms the sister-state relationship between the State of Nevada and the Republic of China (Taiwan) and celebrates the donation of additional artwork to the Nevada Legislature under the Nevada Senate's SENarts initiative. (BDR R-695)
SR4 Amends the Standing Rules of the Senate for the 77th Session of the Legislature. (BDR R-998)
ACR4 Honors Nevadans who have lost their lives in the Global War on Terrorism. (BDR R-246)
ACR5 Memorializes former Assemblyman John W. Marvel. (BDR R-1211)
SJR5 Urges Congress to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act. (BDR R-697)
SCR5 Commemorates the 150th anniversary of the State of Nevada. (BDR R-613)
SR5 Inducts Sue Wagner into the Senate Hall of Fame. (BDR R-1204)
SR6 Inducts Bernice Mathews into the Senate Hall of Fame. (BDR R-1203)
AJR6 Recognizes Nevada's partnership and friendship with, and expresses support for, the State of Israel. (BDR R-458)
SCR6 Memorializes former State Senator William J. Raggio. (BDR R-622)
ACR6 Expresses appreciation to the staff of the Legislative Counsel Bureau. (BDR R-1219)
SR7 Expresses appreciation to the staff of the Senate. (BDR R-1215)
SR8 Recognizes former State Senator Wilbur Faiss for his distinguished service to the State of Nevada and his exemplary life achievements. (BDR R-1216)
ACR8 Memorializes John J. McDonald. (BDR R-1231)
SCR10 Memorializes former University Regent Dorothy Gallagher. (BDR R-1238)
SJR15 Urges Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform. (BDR R-1208)
AB89 Authorizes the formation of benefit corporations. (BDR 7-28)
SB115 Revises provisions relating to safety equipment for certain skateboarders. (BDR 40-474)
AB119 Revises provisions relating to the certification of public accountants. (BDR 54-655)
AB126 Requires the disclosure of certain nutritional information in certain chain restaurants. (BDR 51-81)
SB139 Expands provisions governing criminal and civil liability for certain crimes to include crimes motivated by the victim's gender identity or expression. (BDR 15-703)
AB142 Revises provisions relating to the sealing and removal of certain records. (BDR 14-490)
SB143 Revises provisions governing certain examinations for driver's licenses. (BDR 43-696)
AB159 Establishes a diversion program for certain defendants. (BDR 14-669)
SB163 Requires certain schools in this State to provide pupils with instruction in civics. (BDR 34-667)
SB164 Revises provisions governing safe and respectful learning environments in public schools. (BDR 34-454)
SB165 Provides for transferable tax credits to attract film and other productions to Nevada. (BDR 32-781)
SB173 Makes appropriations to the Knowledge Fund. (BDR S-534)
SB177 Authorizes a board of county commissioners to adopt an ordinance prohibiting a minor from committing certain acts relating to the possession and use of tobacco products. (BDR 5-689)
SB178 Authorizes the Nevada Silver Haired Legislative Forum to request the drafting of not more than one legislative measure for each regular session of the Legislature. (BDR 17-924)
SB191 Increases the maximum speed at which a person may drive or operate a vehicle. (BDR 43-729)
SB192 Enacts the Nevada Preservation of Religious Freedom Act to prohibit governmental entities from substantially burdening the exercise of religion. (BDR 3-477)
SB202 Creates the Nevada Advisory Committee on Intergovernmental Relations as a statutory committee. (BDR 19-905)
AB227 Creates the Nevada Land Management Task Force to conduct a study addressing the transfer of certain public lands in this State. (BDR S-594)
SB236 Revises provisions governing state agencies. (BDR 19-769)
AB255 Provides for an audit concerning the use by the Department of Health and Human Services of certain assessments paid by counties to the Department. (BDR S-191)
SB266 Revises provisions governing coverage for chemotherapy in a policy of health insurance or health care plan. (BDR 57-879)
SB269 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-892)
SB299 Revises provisions governing falconry. (BDR 45-589)
SB303 Provides for the issuance of driver authorization cards. (BDR 43-596)
SB308 Clarifying provisions governing certain tax exemptions for veterans. (BDR 32-644)
AB334 Provides certain exemptions from provisions relating to contractors. (BDR 54-921)
SB338 Changes the term “mental retardation” to “intellectual disability” in NRS. (BDR 39-52)
SB344 Revises provisions relating to the education of certain children who are patients or residents of certain hospitals or facilities. (BDR 34-933)
SB345 Creates the Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. (BDR S-700)
AB352 Revises provisions governing hoax bombs. (BDR 15-510)
SB363 Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish the Advisory Council on Diabetes Care, Prevention and Awareness. (BDR 40-90)
SB390 Requires the development of a hydraulic fracturing program for the State of Nevada. (BDR 46-929)
SB410 Revises provisions governing hypodermic devices. (BDR 40-451)
SB412 Makes an appropriation to the Nevada System of Higher Education to allow senior citizens to audit college classes for a nominal fee. (BDR S-1048)