April D. Jones
Founder | Managing CEO
“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.”
Attorney At Law Since 1991
Aggressive, Dedicated, Experienced
Ms. April D. 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.
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. Ms. Jones was recognized in 2021 by the Denver Business Journal as one of Colorado’s Outstanding Women in Business based on her leadership, contributions, and innovations within her organization in addition to her community involvement.
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 UC Health 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.
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.
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.
Meet the Team
April D. Jones
Founder | Managing CEO
Patrick G. Barkman
David Ari Collins
Keyshla J. Carrero
Client Relationship Specialist
Director of Client Engagement and Marketing
Knicky Van Goetz
Client Relationship Specialist
Chief Operating Officer
Executive Assistant to April D. Jones
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.
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