April D. Jones, Attorney At Law Since 1991
Aggressive, Dedicated, Experienced
Ms. April Jones is well known in Colorado as a premier family law attorney, community leader, and businesswoman.
Top Family Law Attorney in the Denver Metro Area
As the founder and CEO of the Jones Law Firm, PC Ms. Jones leads a powerhouse team of family law practitioners. Her dedication to supporting families in transition and continuous pursuit of providing the highest quality legal services are foundations that Jones Law Firm, PC thrives upon.
Ms. Jones has helped thousands of families and individuals in transition over the course of her career. Her strategies and solutions in divorce, separation, and post-decree matters bring peace to dedicated and caring parents.
Family law cases are inherently complex, and Ms. Jones helps her clients see around the corners and avoid more damage to their lives during this emotionally trying chapter.
Ms. Jones obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1987 and her Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1991. She is a member of the California State and Colorado State Bars.
Community Service & Philanthropy
As one of the most influential women in Colorado law, attorney April Jones’ influence can be seen in the personal and professional platforms that she holds. For years, she has donated her time and expertise to various organizations that impact our community. In this regard, she has led the Sam Cary Bar Association twice in her career (2005 and 2021). Through the leadership of this preeminent professional association for African American attorneys, she has provided strategic advocacy and leadership for professionals of color.
In 2021, Ms. Jones was named by Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper as co-chair of an advisory committee that will recommend candidates for the US District Court in Colorado. She was previously appointed by Colorado Governor Bill Ritter to a six-year term as Nomination Commissioner to nominate Justices to the Colorado Supreme Court and the Colorado Court of Appeals.
Additionally, she dedicates her time and energy to the greater Denver community through her position on the Board of Directors for the University of Colorado Hospital Authority. As a businessperson with legal training, she is a key member of the board of UCHealth and the board of University of Colorado Hospital on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Ms. Jones was a founding board member of the American Transplant Foundation, an organization dedicated to creating donor awareness and increased organ donations in Colorado and nationwide.
Inspired Personal & Professional Leadership
As a self-driven businesswoman, Ms. Jones built her African-American female-led law firm from the ground up. Over twenty years later, she is known in the business community as an influential and successful leader that can project growth and achievement in others. Ms. Jones is a strategist for professionals looking to increase their goal-attainment in business and life. She connects others with their success through common sense lectures, speaking engagements, and private discussions on hard work, self-sabotage, and resilience. Her unparalleled authenticity motivates others to “get out of their own way” so they can be more impactful parents and professionals.
“April what you did for me was so much more than merely wonderful and there has been nothing simple about the profound significance you have made in my life. Thank you for your counsel and your strength.” -M.M.
Meet the Team
April D. Jones
Attorney and Managing CEO
Patrick G. Barkman
David Ari Collins
Knicky Van Goetz
Keyshla J. Cerrero
Client Relationship Specialist
Client Relationship Specialist
Compassionate & Effective Counsel That Makes a Difference
April is very knowledgeable of the law and will not let you down.
I would have jumped over the net and shook your hand today
I couldn’t have gotten a better outcome.
April and staff were wonderful.
The firm is professional, positive and grounded in their approach.
The firm is professional, positive and grounded in their approach. Everyone in the office is always willing to help and is extremely flexible, which I can say is valued by a working professional. There has always been open and prompt communication. Hannah ultimately won our case, and she did so by having strong intellect, presentation skills, and a genuine interest in the well-being of both my daughter and I. I will continue to value the relationship and expertise long after the issues are resolved.
April is well prepared and understands the law and court processes and procedures well beyond anything I have experienced, ensuring success.
Family Law Information
Select Video By Title...
Parenting - Tips for Becoming an Involved Parent
Parental Alienation – Parental Alienation: Protecting Your Children
Child Support – Can I Stop Paying Child Support if My Ex Won’t Let Me See My Kids?
Alimony – Does Cheating Affect Alimony in Colorado?
Finances Video – 5 Important Financial Facts to Know Before Separating from Your Spouse
Cheating Video – 5 Things to NOT DO When You Find Out Your Spouse is Cheating
Latest News & Information
Are Child Custody Orders Permanent in Colorado?
Generally, child custody orders are issued in legal separations, divorce actions, and paternity actions. What many parents don’t realize at first is that the family courts see child custody orders as open-ended. Meaning, they are subject to change. There are many valid reasons why a child custody order may need to be changed. Often, child custody orders are modified because the child’s needs or activities change, because of a job change, a new spouse, a relocation, an illness or a disability. Sometimes, …
Can Workers’ Compensation Be Taken for Child Support?
Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system. Meaning, if a worker is injured in a workplace accident or if they become sick with an occupational disease, the worker can file a workers’ compensation claim regardless of their own degree of fault. While workers’ compensation covers medical care and provides monthly benefits to the injured worker, it does not compensate the individual for 100% of their pay prior to their injury. Instead, workers’ compensation is less than …