Joshua Jones

Director, Bartlit Center for Trial Advocacy Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Work 375 E. Chicago Chicago Illinois 60611
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Joshua Jones is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the Bartlit Center for Trial Advocacy. Most recently, he helped start the first full-service public defender office in Austin, Texas, serving as the Director of Trials and Training. Prior to that, he served as Senior Litigator with the Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc., He previously served as a Trial Team Leader and Trial Attorney in the same office. In addition, he worked for several years for a small firm doing complex criminal and civil litigation. Professor Jones has extensive experience teaching and coaching trial advocacy, including coaching the winners of the 2015 National Trial Competition. He received his B.A. in English, Philosophy, and Political Science from the University of Iowa in 2003, and received his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2008. As a student trial advocacy competitor, his teams won four national championships.


Recent Teaching History

2023 Deryl Dantzler Trial Practice Institute (June Session)