Marianne K. Jones
Licensed to Practice Law in Washington State & Oregon State
Mediator and Civil Trial Attorney
Marianne Jones is a graduate of the University of Washington and Seattle University School of Law. She has been litigating civil cases since 1991.
Marianne started out her career at a medium-sized business law firm in Everett, Washington. In 1997, after becoming the head of litigation for that firm, she purchased the assets of the firm and started Jones Law Group PLLC, a civil business litigation firm that focused on securities fraud, construction, real estate, employment, civil rights discrimination cases, and appeals.
In 2015, Marianne was also the Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel for, Alaska Bulk Water. In January 2020, Marianne brought her civil litigation talents to join forces with her longtime friend from law school, Stacey Smythe, who practices Family Law and Estate Planning opening up Smythe & Jones PLLC. Marianne uses her detailed knowledge of the civil rules to litigate in federal, state, district, and administrative tribunals.
Throughout her career, Marianne has been known as an entrepreneur, “go-getter,” unafraid of any challenge, unapologetic for her forthright and matter-of-fact demeanor, yet very patient with co-workers, clients, attorney’s and the courts.
Marianne grew up in Clyde Hill, Washington, and married the boy next door in 1989. She and her husband have raised eight children and fostered others all in the Bellevue area. In her early years, Marianne enjoyed skiing, auto racing, and working at Nordstrom and Fredrick & Nelson. Now Marianne enjoys traveling, raising her dogs, and visiting with friends and family.
Marianne has also served as a pro tem judge in King County District Court since 2009 and truly enjoys serving the public in that role.