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Stephen L. Jones


Email: sljones@overtonlaw.net
Direct Dial: (213) 683-5373
Fax: (213) 627-7795


Bar Admission: California 1976

Stephen L. Jones has been engaged full time in the private practice of law for over 30 years. He has a broad base of experience in litigation involving real estate, land use, municipal and general business law. He also does appellate work in the foregoing fields of law. He often appears before governmental agencies in land use matters. He has participated in over 25 appeals in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal. He is a mediator on the panel of the Second District Court of Appeal and is an evaluator in the Los Angeles Superior Court's early neutral evaluation panel. He has been an attorney with Latham & Watkins and Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw & Pittman. He has a doctorate in mathematics, was a visiting member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (1967-69), and was an assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Massachusetts (1969-73). He is a national chess master. He won the U.S. Senior (over 50) championship in 2002 and he has twice been the U.S. postal chess champion.