Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
Graduate 1999, Command and Staff Program, United States Naval War College; J.D. 1985, American University, Washington College of Law; B.A. 1981, University of Michigan
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
Michigan; U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan; U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; U.S. Supreme Court
Paul Jones has served as a federal administrative law judge for the Social Security Administration (SSA) Office of Disability Adjudication and Review since 2008. Before joining the SSA, Jones spent eight years counseling state health boards and prosecuting health professionals for Public Health Code violations as an assistant attorney general for the State of Michigan. He also has 11 years of experience in civil trial practice.
As a captain in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps, Jones represents court-martialed sailors and marines in federal appellate courts. His distinguished career of service within the military justice system also includes more than two decades in various roles as a criminal trial lawyer, judge advocate, special assistant U.S. attorney, commanding officer, and judge.
Jones has been an adjunct professor at MSU College of Law since 1998.