Chrisna D. Jones
Attorney Chrisna D. Jones was born and raised in Albany, Georgia and has been practicing law since 1998. Attorney Jones earned an A.D.N. from the nursing school at Macon College in 1985 and practiced as an ICU Registered Nurse for 10 years before she earned her B.A. (Cum Laude) from Georgia State University in 1995. Attorney Jones graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1998.
Chrisna Jones is a trial attorney who has a passion for the law and for trial. As a natural progression from her years of experience in the medical field, since the beginning of her legal career, Attorney Jones has concentrated on medical malpractice, wrongful death, and catastrophic injuries to the person.
Attorney Chrisna Jones appeared before the Georgia Court of Appeals in Cotten v. Phillips, 280 Ga. App. 280 (2006), a case of first impression, regarding the interpretation of a new statute that affected medical expert testimony in medical malpractice cases. The Court agreed with her interpretation of the new statute. This resulted in a positive impact on the ability of individuals throughout the state of Georgia to bring medical malpractice lawsuits.
Attorney Chrisna Jones is currently an active member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) and member of the Editorial Board of Verdict magazine published quarterly by the GTLA. She is also a member of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, where she serves as Co-Chair of the Solo/Small Firm Section. She is a former member and co-chair of the Steering Committee of the Georgia Diversity Program. She was also a member of the program committee of The Layman’s Lawyer program on Georgia Public Television from 2000-2004. She annually speaks at Continuing Legal Education programs and is a frequent participant at Career Day elementary and middle school events. When not practicing law, she enjoys scuba diving and indulging her grandchildren.