Tava S. Jones

Tava S. Jones

Location:
Norman, Oklahoma
Phone:
(405) 701-1863
Fax:
405-310-5394
Email:

Tava Jones’ legal practice involves workers’ compensation law, employment law, insurance defense, products liability law, civil rights law and bankruptcy law. She is admitted to practice before all Oklahoma State and Federal Courts.

Immediately prior to forming this firm, Tava was associated with the law firms of Looney, Nichols & Johnson and the Groom Law Firm. Her practice specialized in the representation of corporations, self-insured companies, third-party administrators, employers, insurance carriers and their insured parties in litigation defense before both the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation and District Courts providing preventative counsel and defense against claims including work injury, repetitive stress syndrome, workplace illness, premises liability, industrial accident and frivolous or false injury.

Following graduation from law school, Tava worked as a legal adjuster handling workers’ compensation claims for the insurance agency Crawford & Company. She was responsible for the management and handling of approximately two hundred fifty files. In the late 1990’s, Tava successfully represented one of the many tobacco-related companies in the Oklahoma tobacco lawsuit.

Tava is a member and Past-President of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association. She has taught Continuing Legal Education presentations to fellow attorneys on topics including current case law update, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Medical and Legal Issues and Securing Benefits under Oklahoma Statute 85§16D. Tava has moderated several seminars, as well as presenting with Workers’ Compensation judges at these events.

A 1995 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Tava was a member of Phi Alpha Delta. She received a B.A. in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University in 1990, majoring in Marketing. She is presently a member of both the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association and the University of Oklahoma Alumni Association.

Tava serves on the Board of Trustees for the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, an organization founded by University of Oklahoma President David Boren to honor Oklahoma Academic All-Staters. She was selected as a member of the inaugural class in 1987.

Originally from Enid, Tava and her husband Jay have two children and are active members of Bethel Baptist Church.

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma

Education

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma - 1995
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Delta
  • Oklahoma State University
    • B.A. in Business Administration - 1990
    • Major: Marketing

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Past-President of the Workers' Compensation Section
  • Oklahoma State University Alumni Association, Member
  • University of Oklahoma Alumni Association, Member
  • Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, Board of Trustees

Past Employment Positions

  • Looney, Nichols & Johnson
  • Groom Law Firm
  • Crawford & Company, Legal Adjuster