Edith H. Jones

Hon. Edith H. Jones

Judge, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Edith Jones graduated from Alamo Heights High School, where she was a National  Merit Scholar. In 1971, she received her B.A. in Economics from Cornell University, graduating with honors. In 1974, she was awarded her J.D. at the  University of Texas Law School, where she was a law review editor and received the Order of the Coif. 

Judge Jones was the first female partner at Andrews, Kurth, Campbell & Jones (now Hunton Andrews Kurth) where she practiced various types of litigation and  bankruptcy cases. Judge Jones went on the federal bench on June 1, 1985. 

Judge Jones served as a former member of the National Bankruptcy Review  Commission, and as a member of the Judicial Conference Commission on Bankruptcy Rules. Judge Jones served on the White House Fellows Commission.  Judge Jones served on the board of the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts  of America. She has been a member of the Garland Walker Inn of Court in Houston for more than 20 years and its President for at least ten years. Judge Jones is also  on the Board of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation.



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Barbecue with Texan Federalists: Judge Edith Jones and Judd Stone
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Barbecue with Texan Federalists: Judge Edith Jones and Judd Stone

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