Robert E. Jones graduated from Wheaton College in 1971 and then received his law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1974. He began his legal career as an associate with the Chicago law firm of what is now Hinshaw & Culbertson. He and Heinz Brisske formed a general practice suburban law firm and became founding members of Greene, Jones & Brisske in 1978, which was active in the legal community in DuPage County for more than 20 years. Bob joined the firm of Huck Bouma, PC, in 1999, where he was not only a shareholder but also the partner in charge of the litigation practice.
Bob had a long and distinguished career as a litigator. He tried numerous cases in DuPage and other collar counties. Always a fierce advocate for his clients, he was an active and respected member of the DuPage County Bar Association, as well as many other legal practice committees and organizations.
Until his death in 2012, Bob was a dedicated husband and father. He is survived by his wife, Lynn, and his children, Jamie and Jay.