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Deanne Fortna Jones

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Deanne Fortna Jones, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1991, United States District Court (central district) Illinois, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court. Recipient Certified of Appreciation, United States Department Justice, 1993.

Background

Jones, Deanne Fortna was born on September 15, 1963 in Sidney, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Paul Ernest and Janet Elizabeth (Haas) F.

Education

Associate of Arts, Parkland Junior College, Champaign, Illinois, 1982. Student, University Stirling, Scotland, 1988. Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1988.

Juris Doctor, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1991.

Career

Law clerk United States District Court Junior Richard H. Mills, Springfield, Illinois, 1991-1993. Associate Kehart, Shafter, Hughes & Webber, Decatur, 1993-1997, Hughes & Hill, Limited liability company, Decatur, since 1997. Adjunct assistan professor Millikin University, Decatur, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1991, United States District Court (central district) Illinois, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Membership

Member Theatre 7, Decatur, 1996. Treasurer Altrusa International, Decatur, 1996. Board member Decatur Arts Council, 1997.

Member advisory board Visiting Nuses Association, Decatur, 1997. Member Illinois State Bar Association (Certified of Recognition for Public Service 1991), Decatur Bar Association (treasurer 1996-1999—), Illinois Association Defense Trial Counsel, Adjusters Association Central Ill.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, cooking, painting.

Connections

Married Steven Gary Jones, December 11, 1993.

father:
Paul Ernest F.

mother:
Janet Elizabeth (Haas) F.

spouse:
Steven Gary Jones