Kelvin D. Jones

Circuit Court Judge

Year Elected/Appointed


Prior Judicial Experience

Night Court Commissioner - Davidson County

Previous Employment

Corporate/Securities litigation attorney with the law firm of Holme Roberts and Owen, LLC in Denver, Colorado (1993-1996)

Adjunct professor at the Metropolitan State College of Denver (1995-1997)  

Attorney with the law firm of Bass, Berry and Sims in Nashville, Tennessee (1997-1999)

In-house legal advisor for Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell – (1999-2004) 

Executive Director of the Metro Human Relations Commission - Nashville, Tennessee (2004-2010)

Founder of The Kelvin Jones Law Group, Nashville, Tennessee (2010-2014)


B.A. - Howard University, 1990
J.D. - University of Alabama, 1993


Tennesseean newspaper’s “Top 40 under 40”

YMCA of Middle Tennessee - Volunteer of the Year

Nashville Sportsman’s Club - Sportsman of the Year

Youth About Business -Volunteer of the Year

Nashville Bar Association Fellow


Belmont University College of Law American Inn of Court Master of the Bench

Lawyers Association for Women

Napier Looby Bar Association

Leadership Nashville alumnus

Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law program alumnus

Community Involvement

Alive Hospice

Nashville Area Red Cross

Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence

United Way of Middle Tennessee

Boy Scouts of Middle Tennessee

Girl Scouts of Cumberland Valley

Preston Taylor Ministries

Nashville Sportsman’s Club

Youth About Business

Tennessee Alcohol and Drug Council

Men of Valor Prison Ministries - Volunteer and Mentor

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