Brandon Jones

Brandon Jones

Southern Poverty Law Center Action Fund
  • Gov & Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Education Law
  • Mississippi
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Biography

Brandon is the Mississippi Policy Director for the Southern Poverty Law Center. Prior to joining the SPLC, he was a partner at the Baria-Jones law firm. In addition to his work at the SPLC, Brandon is a political analyst for Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

Brandon is a former member of the House of Representatives where he served Jackson County from 2008 to 2012.

Brandon currently serves on the Board of Visitors for the Wake Forest University Divinity School and as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Brandon is a former member of the Mississippi Board of Bar Commissioners, the former chairman of the Board of Directors for the Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence and former member of the Board for the Mississippi Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Brandon is a graduate of Mississippi College, Wake Forest University and Mercer University. He and his wife, Laurie, live in Madison with their three children, Ellen, Gray and Wes.

Practice Areas
    Gov & Administrative Law
    Election Law, Legislative & Government Affairs
    Civil Rights
    Discrimination, Police Misconduct
    Education Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Mississippi
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Baria-Jones, PLLC
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Attorney
Diaz Law Firm
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Attorney
Barton Law Firm
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Education
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
J.D. (2005)
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Wake Forest University
M. Div (2002)
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Mississippi College
B.A.
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Awards
Representative of the Year
Home Builders Association of Mississippi
Outstanding House Legislator
Mississippi Assocation of Realtors
New Lawyer of the Year
Mississippi Association for Justice
Young Influential
BOOM Jackson Magazine
Hero of the Year - Chick Ball
Jackson Free Press
Professional Associations
Truman National Security Project
Partner
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Mississippi State Bar
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Mississippi Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Mississippi Association for Justice
Board of Governors
Current
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Jackson County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Board of Directors
- Current
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Mississippi Democratic Trust
Executive Director
- Current
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Mississippi House of Representatives
Representative
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Websites & Blogs
Website
SPLC Action Fund