Wayne L. Jones
Wayne L. Jones, Of Counsel to Hittelman Family Law Group, brings over 40 years of legal experience to the firm regarding the resolution or trial of extraordinary family law matters. In addition, Mr. Jones serves as a consultant and advisor on matters handled by the firm.
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Mr. Jones graduated from Louisiana State University New Orleans in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. Following active service as a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Navy, he earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 1976 from Western State University. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1976 and has practiced law in Orange County since that time.
Mr. Jones has served as a Judge (Pro Tem) and a Temporary Judge of the Orange County Superior Court for many years. He has been appointed by the Superior Court as a Referee and Special Master and has also served as a Private Judge on numerous family law matters. Mr. Jones has spoken and lectured on many family law topics before various organizations, including the Orange County Bar Association and its Family Law Section, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Newport Harbor Bar Association, South Orange County Bar Association, Hispanic Bar Association, Celtic Bar Association, Legal Aid Society of Orange County, the National Association of Women Business Owners, the Forensic Accounting section of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, legal secretarial and paralegal associations, and numerous civic and service organizations.
Throughout the years, Mr. Jones has been consistently recognized for his professional achievements, high ethical standards and professional experiences by nominations as one of the Top Attorneys of Orange County, Top Lawyers in Southern California, Top Attorneys in California and Super Lawyers. He also has been continually rated as “AV Preeminent” by his peers through Martin Hubbell’s Attorney Directory, the highest possible rating available to an attorney.
Mr. Jones is a past President and Director of the Newport Harbor Bar Association and a founding member of the Celtic Bar Association. He is also a past President and Director of the University Community Association, an Irvine homeowner association of 900 homes, as well as a former member of the Board of Directors of the UCI Medical Center Associates.
With over 22 years of active and reserve naval experience, Mr. Jones is a retired Naval Officer and a veteran of the Vietnam War.
- State Bar of California, Family Law Section
- Orange County Bar Association, Family Law Section
- Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
- Celtic Bar Association
- Military Officers Association of America
Of Counsel to Ferruzzo & Ferruzzo, LLP (2006-2013)
Law Offices of Wayne L. Jones (1978-2008)
O’Harra, Day & Jones, A Professional Law Corporation (1976-1978)
United States Navy (1970-1973)