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Hubert Jones


East Memphis
6060 Primacy Parkway, Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38119

  • Bio
  • Education
  • Admissions
  • Accolades

Hubert Bailey Jones brings more than four decades of legal expertise to Harris Shelton, specializing in health care liability and wills and estates. Admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 1977, he expanded his practice to the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee in 1979 and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in 1995. Jones earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law.

Prior to joining Harris Shelton in 2023, Jones held the position of Senior Partner at Jones Lay, PLC, and its predecessor firms in Dyersburg, Tennessee, for over 40 years. His legal philosophy revolves around a client-centric approach, thoroughly understanding each case to determine the best course of action.

Jones has a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, holds the title of Fellow at the Tennessee Bar Foundation, and serves as a Master of the Bench at Howell Edmunds Jackson American Inns of Court. His civic involvement has included roles such as President of the Dyersburg Noon Rotary Club and a Member of the Dyersburg City School Board. Jones’ dedication to legal excellence and community service makes him a valuable addition to the Harris Shelton team.

He is married to Delores Shipley Jones, and they have two children (Abigail Jones Sala and Jason Jones) and three grandchildren.

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1976
  • University of Tennessee at Martin, B.S. in Business Administration with High Honors, 1974

Admitted to Practice

  • Tennessee, 1977

Bar Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 1979
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1995

Awards and Recognition

  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent, 1993-present
  • Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International, 2021

Professional Organizations and Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Howell Edmunds Jackson American Inns of Court, Master of the Bench
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • Dyer County Bar Association, Member
  • Tennessee Board of Law Examiners, Interviewer
  • Board of Professional Responsibility, Hearing Committee Member, (1989-1995)

Civic and Community Involvement

  • Dyersburg Dyer County Union Mission Board of Directors, Member (1988-2022) and President (2001-2006)
  • Dyersburg Noon Rotary Club, President (1997) and Member
  • First United Methodist Church Dyersburg, Chairperson of Administrative Council (1997) and Member
  • Dyersburg City School Board, Member (2001-2013)
  • Former Member of Dyersburg/Dyer County Chamber of Commerce (Director 2003-2006, Vice President Government Relations 2004-2006)
  • Board of Ordained Ministry of the Tennessee Kentucky Conference of the United Methodist Church, Member (2022-Present)
  • Former President and Director of Wesley-Asbury, Inc., D/B/A Canterbury Place Assisted Living Facility in Dyersburg, Tennessee