Dustin Jones Joins CRP and Baker Program in Real Estate

News
September 3, 2014

Dustin Jones has been hired as a senior lecturer and associate director of external relations in the Department of City and Regional Planning and the Baker Program in Real Estate.

Jones was previously the chairman at Livability Law Group; and an attorney at Ridenour, Hienton & Lewis, PLC, a Phoenix-based law firm focused on corporate and government affairs with an emphasis on land use regulation and policy, zoning and planning, and developing and implementing land use visions for clients. Jones's clients included developers, homebuilders, waste service companies, sand and gravel operations, mines, farmers, and general landowners in real estate development. Jones has also served as general corporate counsel, overseeing business, intellectual property, and employment matters, and is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, accredited by the Form Based Code Institute. He has lectured at Arizona State University on the subject of sustainable development practices, and was awarded the "Most Admired Leader" community award by The Phoenix Business Journal, in May 2013.

In February of 2014, Jones was appointed to serve on the advisory board of the Arizona Department of Real Estate by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer; he also served two terms on Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano's African-American Advisory Council.

Jones received his J.D. from the University of Arizona College of Law, and a B.A. in political science and Latin American studies from the University of Arizona. He was previously a partner at Snell & Wilmer, Phoenix's largest law firm; an associate at Lewis and Roca; and a shareholder at Tiffany & Bosco, where he was chairman of its real estate, land use and government relations practice.