Richard M. Jones

Miami Office
Datran Two - Suite 2000
9130 South Dadeland Boulevard
Miami FL 33156
Telephone: 305.670.3700
Fax: 305.670.8592

Richard Jones is a partner in Klein Glasser Park & Lowe, P.L.’s professional-malpractice division. His practice focuses primarily on the defense of lawyers and accountants in both litigation and transactional-malpractice cases. In addition to defending professionals, Mr. Jones has experience in litigating insurance-coverage matters, commercial cases, and general-liability lawsuits.

Mr. Jones earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law and his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Central Florida. While in law school, he was heavily involved with the Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board where he served as the Board’s Executive Vice President. He participated in numerous moot court competitions, including the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition where he was a regional semi-finalist. As a result of his contributions to oral and written advocacy, Mr. Jones was selected for the Order of the Barristers upon graduation in addition to receiving the Moot Court Board’s “Most Outstanding Member” award. He has continued his commitment to the University of Miami by serving as a coach for the law school’s National Security Moot Court Team, which competes annually at the George Washington University School of Law.

During law school, Mr. Jones worked as a Deans Fellow for Professor Elizabeth Iglesias’ Constitutional Criminal Procedure course. He also clerked for the Honorable Scott Silverman of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade County.

Practice Areas:
Professional-Liability Defense
Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
Appellate Practice and Litigation Support
Commercial Litigation
General-Liability Defense

Florida Bar, 2008
Southern District of Florida, 2010

J.D., cum laude, University of Miami, School of Law, 2008
B.A. Political Science, University of Central Florida, 2005

Reported Opinions:
Cimetiere v. Cabrera, 43 So.3d 80 (Fla. 3d DCA 2010)