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Hugh Richard Jones

Hugh Richard Jones, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1964. Recipient Honorary Mention All-American, United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association, 1960; Fulbright scholar London School of Economics, 1960-1961.

Background

  • Jones, Hugh Richard was born on March 6, 1938 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Hugh Richard and Jean (McMillen) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Amherst College, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1964.

    Career

    • Associate Hale & Dorr, Boston, 1964-1970, junior partner, 1970-1974, senior partner, since 1974, member executive committee, 1980-1982, 89-91. Board directors Justice Resource Institute, Inc., Boston.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1964.

    Works

    • Corporation law editor Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, 1990-1991.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Massachusetts Governor's Advisory Committee on Corrections, Boston, 1974-1979. Chairman professional division United Way Massachusetts Bay, Boston, 1980. Trustee Belmont (Massachusetts) Hill School, 1987-1993, The Art Complex, Inc., Duxbury, Massachusetts, since 1977, Human Leucocyte Antigens Services, Inc., Boston, since 1979, National Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, Washington, since 1983.

    Board directors Massachusetts Half-Way Houses, Inc., Boston, 1968-1993. Member Attorney General's Advisory Committee on Public Charities, since 1988. Member Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, Boston, since 1972, chairman, 1984-1988, vice chairman, 1980-1983.

    Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member Boston Bar Association (chairman non-profit legislation task force 1987-1989, task force on justice 1990-1991, council, executive committee 1987-1992, long-range planning committee 1992, vice president since 1993, chairman drafting committee for 1990 amendments 1989), Phi Beta Kappa.

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    Interests

    Tennis, skiing, fishing.

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    • Married Sara Jane Clift, August 31, 1963. Children: Hugh Richard III, Allison P., C. Clift, Daniel G.
    • father: Hugh Richard Jones
    • mother: Jean (McMillen) Jones
    • spouse: Sara Jane Clift
    • children: Hugh Richard III Jones
    • Allison P. Jones
    • C. Clift Jones
    • Daniel G. Jones
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