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Jones, Barbara S.

Born 1947 in Inglewood, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 18, 1995, to a seat vacated by Kenneth Conboy. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1995, and received commission on December 26, 1995. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2012. Service terminated on January 4, 2013, due to retirement.

Mount St. Mary's College, B.A., 1968
Temple University School of Law (now James E. Beasley School of Law), J.D., 1973

Professional Career:

Special attorney, Organized Crime and Racketeering, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1973
Special attorney, Manhattan Strike Force Against Organized Crime and Racketeering, U.S. Department of Justice, 1973-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1977-1987; chief, General Crimes Unit, 1983-1984; chief, Organized Crime Unit, 1984-1987
Adjunct associate professor of law, Fordham Law School, 1985-1995
First assistant district attorney, New York County, New York, 1987-1995
Member, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 2010-2012
Private practice, New York City, 2013-