Barnwell Whaley Special Counsel Jay Jones has been appointed as a general council member of the South Carolina Bar Torts & Insurance Practice Section Council (TIPS) for a three –year term. His Council service began July 1, 2017. The TIPS Council monitors legislation related to torts and insurance practices, particularly in the areas of products liability, workers' compensation, wrongful death and survivor actions, automobile law, insurance law and medical and legal malpractice and damages. In addition, the TIPS cosponsors a reception for new judges, and provides a continuing legal education seminar at the annual South Carolina Bar convention on these topics for the legal community.
As Special Counsel at Barnwell Whaley law firm in downtown Charleston, Jay Jones concentrates his legal practice in the areas of complex civil litigation, professional liability defense, insurance defense, construction and personal injury litigation. In addition, he is a certified mediator. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Miami School of Law.
Established in Charleston in 1938, Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, PLLC, represents and counsels businesses and professionals in both North and South Carolina, throughout the United States in Federal Court, and beyond. Widely respected for their work in complex litigation matters, the firm’s 18 members and associates focus on the areas of complex civil litigation defense, patents, trademarks and intellectual property, professional malpractice defense, construction law, business law, business immigration, immigration litigation and products liability defense. For additional information, visit www.barnwell-whaley.com .