Kenton D. Jones

Born:  Phoenix, Ariz. 1954

·        Military Experience:  United States Navy/Naval Security Group, June 8, 1972 – June 8,       1976.

·        Education:

         Yavapai College – Degree Awarded:  May 12, 1983

          B.A., Northern Arizona University – Bachelor of Arts Degree Awarded:  May 11, 1984.

          Juris Doctor, Arizona State University – Juris Doctor Awarded:  December 19, 1986.


·        Professional Experience:

          Private Practice, Boyle, Pecharich, Cline & Whittington - (1988 - 1989).

         General Private Practice (1989 - 2009):  Emphasis in general civil and municipal 
         law. (Clients included the Towns of Clarkdale, Jerome and Dewey-Humboldt.)

·        Professional Memberships:

         Arizona State Bar Association


·        Judicial Experience:

          Chino Valley Municipal Magistrate (August 2008 – October 2009).

          Yavapai County Superior Court (2009 - 2013). Appointed by Governor Jan Brewer.

          Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One.  Appointed by Governor Jan Brewer on
          September 12, 2013

·        Public Service:

          Yavapai Humane Society
          Yavapai County Big Brothers/ Big Sisters

          Frontier Rotary Club of Prescott


·        Committee Work:

          Civil Practice and Procedure Committee (September 2012 – present)

          Steering Committee on Arizona Case Processing Standards (January 2013 – present)


·         Honors:

          Trustee Emeritus, Northcentral University.

          Awarded Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Northcentral University, June 9, 2012.

          Yavapai College Alumni of the Year, April, 2013.

          2013 Yavapai County Bar Association's Honorable Jack L. Ogg Award for promoting a
          positive image of lawyers to the general public through their exemplary community
          service in activities outside of the legal profession.