Terry Jones followed his family’s footsteps and honorably enlisted in the United Marine Corps. He is a Gulf War Veteran, and proudly served in other conflicts around the world. After his military service, Terry spent more than 20 years serving in law enforcement officer, drug/narcotics investigation, patrol sergeant, academy instructor, and leadership. His law enforcement career inspired him to pursue a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice and a Master’s in Management.
Terry’s experience in law enforcement was instrumental in his pursuit of being a criminal defense attorney. He attended Florida Coastal School of Law and worked as an intern for the Duval Public Defender’s office. After graduation law school, Terry later served as an Assistant State Attorney for Volusia County, where he was quickly promoted to felony. During this time, Terry gained extensive litigation, jury selection, and trial experience.
Terry relocated to Tampa in 2020 and served as Assistant State Attorney for Hillsborough County. As an expert in law enforcement protocols and procedures, Terry is dedicated to the pursuit of justice. His unparalleled dedication to those he represents is demonstrated by the positive partnerships he has developed with his clients and the legal community.
Terry enjoys reading, relaxing and traveling. He is a world traveler and has visited over 15 countries.