Binghamton NEW YORK

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    • Mailing Address: 99 Corporate Drive
      Binghamton, New York, 13904
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  • Hours:
    • Monday: 08:30 - 17:00
    • Tuesday: 08:30 - 17:00
    • Wednesday: 08:30 - 17:00
    • Thursday: 08:30 - 17:00
    • Friday: 08:30 - 17:00
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ABOUT Robert R. Jones

Mr. Jones joined Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP in 1990 and is a Partner with the firm. He received a BA degree from Binghamton University with Honors in 1987 and received his JD from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, cum laude, in 1990. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and former Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. He is experienced in handling civil trials and appeals in a wide range of litigation, including real property litigation, personal injury, contract disputes, products liability, and estate litigation. Currently, he limits his practice to civil litigation in the areas of oil & gas, serious personal injury (motor vehicle, construction site accident, wrongful death and products liability), estate litigation, contract disputes, and theft of cable & satellite TV.

Mr. Jones has received a BV Distinguished very high rating from Martindale-Hubbell in both legal ability and ethical standards and has been named as a New York Upstate Super Lawyer since 2012. National Trial Lawyers named him to their Top 100 Civil Plaintiff’s Lawyers of 2017 and 2019.

Mr. Jones is a member of the Broome County and New York State Bar Associations. He is an active member of the New York State Trial Lawyers and American Association for Justice. He is licensed to practice in the States of New York and Pennsylvania, and all federal courts in New York and the Middle District of Pennsylvania. He has lectured at legal education seminars for NYSTLA and the Broome County Bar Association. He is an active member of St. Michael’s Orthodox Church of Binghamton.

Representative Experience

Beardslee v. Inflection, 904 F. Supp. 2d 199 (N.D.N.Y. 2012)
Knapp v. Hughes, 19 NY3d 672 (NY Court of Appeals 2012)
Wiser v. Enervest Operating, 803 F. Supp. 2d. 109 (N.D.N.Y. 2011)
Matter of McLaughlin, 111 AD3d 1185 (N.Y. Appellate Division, Third Dep't 2013)

Honors & Awards

•Best Lawyers in America, 2017 - Present
•New York Super Lawyers, 2012 - Present
•Peer Rated BV Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell, 2017 - Present
•National Trial Lawyers-Civil Plaintiff's Lawyers Top 100, 2017
•Robert J. Connelly Award - Western NY Trial Lawyers, January 1, 1990 - May 1, 1990

Publications & Presentations

Civil Trial Practice Tricks of the Trade (CLE Lecturer, Broome County Bar Association) (October 2016)
Ethics and Professionalism (CLE Lecturer, Broome County Bar Association) (December 2013)
Decisions, New York State Trial Lawyers, October 1, 2011 - October 15, 2011
Update: Oil and Gas Litigation (CLE Lecturer, Broome County Bar Association) (March 1, 2011)

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America, 2017 - Present
New York Super Lawyers, 2012 - Present
Peer Rated BV Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell, 2017 - Present
National Trial Lawyers-Civil Plaintiff's Lawyers Top 100, 2017
Robert J. Connelly Award - Western NY Trial Lawyers, January 1, 1990 - May 1, 1990

Leadership & Community Involvement

St. Michael's Orthodox Church, 2009 - Present
Apalachin Youth Football League, January 1, 1995 - Present
Legal Aid Society - Broome County, January 1, 1993 - Present

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