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Jones Named ACBF Young Professional of Excellence 2016

3/15/2016


Ron Jones accepting his award
(photo courtesy of Allegheny County Bar Association)

Ron G. Jones, Esq., an associate in Dickie McCamey’s Pittsburgh office, was honored on March 12, 2016, by the Allegheny County Bar Foundation (ACBF) as the 2016 Young Professional of Excellence. He was recognized for his exceptional commitment to pro bono work and community service.

The ACBF chose Mr. Jones based on “his dedication to his clients … his support of the ACBF Pro Bono Center, and his active involvement in ACBA committees and public service projects.”

At Dickie McCamey, Mr. Jones serves on the firm’s Marketing Committee, is Chair of the Website Committee, and is actively engaged in the Pro Bono Committee. In addition to his work on these various committees, he averages 75 hours of pro bono service annually, all the while fulfilling his responsibilities as an associate.

Through the firm’s Pro Bono Committee, Mr. Jones has served the Best Interests Attorney Project advocating on behalf of minor children involved in difficult and complex custody disputes. He is active in handling cases at the firm’s Sharpsburg Neighborhood Table Clinic and works with the Neighborhood Legal Services Association (NLSA) as a Board Member and in handling protection from abuse (PFA) cases. He also volunteers as a mentor to law students.

Mr. Jones’ tireless efforts were recognized in 2015 as the recipient of Dickie McCamey’s David B. Fawcett Pro Bono Award, which is awarded based on the quality and quantity of pro bono work performed and the results obtained.

“We are proud of Ron’s hard work and dedication to both the profession and the community. We are fortunate to have him as part of Dickie McCamey,” said Managing Director Jeffrey Wiley, Esq. “He is an excellent role model for all of us.”

Mr. Jones earned his Juris Doctor at the Howard University School of Law, his Master of Business Administration at Howard University School of Business, and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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