Justin grew up in Metter, Georgia. He earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Georgia. While an undergraduate at the University of Georgia, he served as the treasurer and president of his fraternity. During law school, he was the vice president of Phi Alpha Delta and was the vice president of his graduating class.
He devoted the first five years of his law practice to public service. As an Assistant District Attorney, he gained extensive courtroom experience, handling more than 1,200 misdemeanor cases and more than 500 felony cases. In his final year serving as an Assistant District Attorney, he tried seven serious violent felony cases to jury verdict, and all seven cases resulted in conviction. Of the final seven sentences imposed, three were a sentence of life imprisonment; one was life imprisonment without parole.
Since 2013, Mr. Jones has focused his practice on representing injured victims. He is a Super Lawyers Georgia Rising Star, a distinction reserved for fewer than 2.5% of lawyers under 40 in Georgia. He is also a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership is limited to lawyers who have recovered $1,000,000.00 or more for one client. The National Trial Lawyers selected him as a Top 40 Under 40 trial lawyer in Georgia and he is nationally recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 Personal Injury Attorney by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys.