John Paul Jones is the founder and President of The John Paul Jones Group, and resides in St. Petersburg, Florida, where the firm is headquartered. He received his B.S. degree from Florida State University and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law, where he was elected to Order of the Coif and was an editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review. Admitted in Florida, Georgia and Virginia, he practiced employment law for 25 years on a national basis and appeared before United States District Courts in 15 states and argued before the United States Courts of Appeal for the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits, as well as The Supreme Court of the United States.