Terence Scott Jones (Knoxville, Tennessee)

Terence Scott Jones

Licensed for 26 years

Practice Area: Criminal Law, DUI, Drug Crimes 17 more areas of practice + 17 more

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BV Distinguished
Contact
865-214-6157

Terence Scott Jones

865-214-6157

Serving Knoxville, TN view address

Managing Partner at firm Banks & Jones

Serving Knoxville, TN view address

Awards BV Distinguished

About Terence Scott Jones

A life-long Knoxville resident, Jones graduated from the University Of Tennessee College Of Law in 1990. Active with the Shriners, Jones emphasizes the importance of community service to each member of the firm. He demonstrates this by undertaking several pro bono cases each year. Although he may provide services to many. Jones understands that each client's case is the most important one to them. For that very reason, in accepting each Jones makes a pledge to the client that the office will strive to answer any questions they may have along the legal road, with honesty and timeliness.

Well-regarded in his hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee, T. Scott has received numerous accolades and awards. Multiple tim...

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A life-long Knoxville resident, Jones graduated from the University Of Tennessee College Of Law in 1990. Active with the Shriners, Jones emphasizes the importance of community service to each member of the firm. He demonstrates this by undertaking several pro bono cases each year. Although he may provide services to many. Jones understands that each client's case is the most important one to them. For that very reason, in accepting each Jones makes a pledge to the client that the office will strive to answer any questions they may have along the legal road, with honesty and timeliness.

Well-regarded in his hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee, T. Scott has received numerous accolades and awards. Multiple times, his peers in the legal field have voted him one of Knoxville’s Top Attorneys in polls conducted by CityView magazine. The American Institute of Criminal Attorneys named him one of Tennessee’s 10 Best Attorneys, and the American Society of Legal Advocates named him one of Tennessee’s Top 100 Litigation Lawyers. He has also been nationally recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America by the National Trial Lawyers. T. Scott’s successful litigations of his clients have also qualified him for the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Outside of the courtroom, you can find T. Scott on the weekends attending services at Concord United Methodist Church or hunting (he is a Life Member of the National Rifle Association).

T. Scott is also a skydiver, scuba diver, airplane pilot, and motorcycle racer, piloting high-performance motorcycles at speeds up to 200 miles per hour. T. Scott holds verified records from the following racetracks:

200 MPH Club – Motorcycle Racing World Record Clubs

T. Scott is also a Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Squire and a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. He also enjoys traveling throughout the world with Victoria, his wife of 28 years, and their 2 children, Abby (daughter, 20) and Spenser (son, 16).

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Areas of Law

  • Criminal Law
  • DUI
  • Drug Crimes
  • Sex Crimes
  • Federal Criminal
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Auto Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Work Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Slip and Fall
  • Product Liability
  • Criminal Law - Defense
  • Litigation - General Civil Practice
  • Tort and Personal Injury

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  • 4.2/5.0 6 reviews
  • BV Distinguished
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.2/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.2/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.1/5.0
  • Communication

    4.1/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.2/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Practice Lawyer on 08/24/11 in Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/30/14 in Personal Injury

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.0/5.0

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Member on 09/15/11 in Personal Injury

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.0/5.0

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 08/24/11 in Workers Compensation

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0

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  • 3.2/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 10/16/14 in Criminal Defense

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      2.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.0/5.0

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  • 2.8/5.0 by a Associate on 09/30/14 in Automobile Negligence

    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      2.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      3.0/5.0

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Managing Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1991, Tennessee
      Law School Attended
      University of Tennessee at Knoxville College of Law
      Class of 1990
      J.D.
      International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi
      University Attended
      Emory University
      Class of 1988
      B.A.
      Beta Theta Pi Fraternity
      Birth Information
      Born in 1966
      Oak Ridge, Tennessee, October 23, 1966
      Associations & Memberships
      Criminal Justice Section
      Litigation Section
      Tort and Insurance Law Section
      Anderson County Bar Association
      Loudon County Bar Association
      Bar Fellowship
      American Society for Legal Advocates; American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys; American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys; National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys – Life Member; Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; National College for DUI Defense