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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.


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


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


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.


  • Bar: Massachusetts 1964.


  • Other Work

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


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.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, skiing, fishing.


Married Sara Jane Clift, August 31, 1963. Children: Hugh Richard III, Allison P., C. Clift, Daniel G.

Hugh Richard Jones

Jean (McMillen) Jones

Sara Jane Clift

Hugh Richard III Jones

Allison P. Jones

C. Clift Jones

Daniel G. Jones