David Jones

David Jones specializes in divorce and family law. Family law has been a major focus throughout his 22 years of practice. For the last 15 years, he has worked exclusively in family law in Port Orchard. He has extensive trial experience and in-depth knowledge of how best to tailor his argument to the individual judges in the county. His knowledge and experience in every aspect of family law make him an excellent choice if you have a family law legal issue you fear may have to go to trial.

He also serves as a judge pro tem for the Kitsap County Superior Court where he puts his years of experience serving as a commissioner for settlement conference to assist people to settle their issues.

In more than 90% of David Jones’ family law cases he negotiates agreements & avoids court

David W. Jones is in front of a judge an average of three days a week; in more than 90% of his cases, he helps people work out their differences and get on with their lives. He sees each case as unique and works to craft agreements that fit each distinctive family and individual situation. Whether it is necessary to litigate the case or if negotiated settlements are possible, David Jones has the ability to educate his clients on the law and coach them through crisis by assisting them in making reasoned decisions in difficult times.

He has worked on some of the most difficult child custody issues in the county, including several trials on relocation of children. He is married with two children and uses his own family as a touchstone when helping people through the child custody process.

David is an active member in the Port Orchard community. He is a member of the South Kitsap Rotary and he was named Rotarian of the Year in 2013-2014.

David is well-regarded in the legal community. He was voted best attorney in South Kitsap in 2011 and was runner up in 2012. He currently assists other attorneys to gain family law knowledge by teaching continuing legal education seminars in Kitsap County..

Bar Admissions

Washington, 1993
U.S. District Court Western District of Washington


University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho
J.D. – 1991
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
B.A. – 1987
Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

Voted Best Attorney in South Kitsap, 2011 – Present

Past Employment Positions

Law Offices of David W. Jones, Solo Practitioner, 1993 – 2001