Dustin C. Jones


Dustin C. Jones

Rochester, Minnesota

Born in Newport News, Virginia and raised in rural, southeastern Virginia, near the Town of Smithfield ("The Ham Capital of the World"), Dustin is a general practice attorney with the firm. He has experience in a variety of district court proceedings and civil litigation.

Dustin earned his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While earning his law degree, Dustin was a member of the International Moot Court (2012-2013) and served as a staff member on the journal of Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice (2013-2014).

Prior to joining the firm, Dustin practiced law as an associate attorney at O'Brien & Wolf, L.L.P., in Rochester, Minnesota. Prior to O'Brien & Wolf, Dustin served as a judicial law clerk at the Crow Wing County Judicial Center in Brainerd, Minnesota, from August 2014 until August 2016.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Business Law

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 2014
    • Honors: Dean’s Distinguished Scholarship
    • Honors: Law School Public Service Program Award (Provided 292 Hours of Law-Related Public Service)
    • Honors: Best Brief Award in 1L Legal Writing Class
  • Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX
    • Th.M magna cum laude - 2011
    • Major: Old Testament and Semitic Studies
  • Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2007
    • Major: Philosophy and Religion

Published Works

  • Dustin C. Jones, Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl: The Creation of Second-Class Native American Parents Under the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, 32 LAW & INEQ. 417 (2014)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Olmsted County Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • O’Brien & Wolf, L.L.P., in Rochester, Minnesota, Associate attorney
  • Crow Wing County Judicial Center in Brainerd, Minnesota, Judicial law clerk , 2014 - 2016