Becket J. Jones Criminal Defense Attorney
|Becket J. Jones, Michigan Attorney|
Attorney Becket Jones grew up in Lansing, Michigan. He graduated from Michigan State University in 2004 with a Bachelor’s Degree while studying under the Evans Scholarship, a four-year, full tuition scholarship. From there he went to obtain his Juris Doctorate from Thomas M.Cooley Law School in 2009.
While living in Lansing, Michigan, Becket was a Law Clerk at several firms, from 2004 to 2010. Through his clerking experiences, he gained a practical grasp and view of the law, an increased respect for the difficulties everyone encounters in their lives, and a defined understanding of the role a lawyer can play in easing the difficulties others face.
Becket Joins Hills Law
Becket began as a Law Clerk with Hills at Law, P.C. in September of 2010, and was hired as an Associate Attorney of the firm when he was admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan in 2011. Becket’s practice is limited to Criminal Defense and its tangential areas, which include Driver’s License Restoration, Motions to Set Aside Convictions (Expungements), Petitions for Discontinuation of Sex Offender Registration, Criminal Forfeiture, Restitution and Personal Protection Order matters. He has focused his efforts and skills on these areas exclusively since joining Hills at Law, P.C.
|Becket J. Jones with James Hills and Michael Hills|
Becket is a member in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan, and the Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan. He is an active member of the Kalamazoo County Trial Lawyers Association, acting as a Secretary from 2011-2013, Vice President in 2014, and President in 2015. He began as the Co-Chairperson of the Young Lawyers Section of the Kalamazoo County Bar Association in 2012, and was appointed to a seat on the Board of Directors for the Kalamazoo County Bar Association in 2013. In addition, he has been a member of the Board of Directors at Pretty Lake Vacation Camp since 2014. During the school year, Becket also gives his time and efforts to the Kalamazoo Central High School Mock Trial Team as one of its Attorney-Coaches.
Becket’s experience as an attorney in the criminal justice system has touched upon everything from city/state misdemeanor traffic tickets to federal death penalty eligible murder cases. Becket currently handles his own client caseload and aids the other Hills at Law, P.C. attorneys with their extensive trial work and preparation.
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|As President of the Kalamazoo County Trial Lawyer's Association, Mr. Jones presided over the Law Day celebration.|
|Mr. Jones introduced Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein as the featured speaker as well as James Hills, the 2015 recipient of the Honorable Raymond W. Fox Advocacy Achievement Award.|