Retired CBA member, William R. Jones, Sr. passed away on September 13, at the age of 97. After graduating from the University of Connecticut School of Law, he founded the firm, now known as, Jones Damia Kaufman & DePaul LLC in Danbury, where he practiced law for 65 years. During his career, he served as Judge of the State Traffic Court, as a State Trial Referee in the Judicial District of Danbury, and was appointed to the Connecticut State Bar Ethics Committee.
Prior to attending law school, Attorney Jones enlisted in the U.S. Navy after earning his B.S. in Geology from St. Lawrence University, where he was commissioned a hydrographic survey officer. In two years at sea, he helped to chart island invasions as part of the Pacific campaign.