Rick Jones graduated cum laude from Florida State University in 1976 with a B.S. degree in Accounting. Rick then worked as a Certified Public Accountant in Jacksonville before attending law school. Rick graduated from Florida State University School of Law with honors in 1982.
After working as an attorney with District Counsel, Internal Revenue Service in Jacksonville, Rick has worked with the law firm of Moseley, Prichard, Parrish, Knight & Jones in Jacksonville from 1984 to the present. Rick’s primary practice areas are Business Law and Litigation, Commercial and Corporate Law, and Wills/Trusts/Estates/Probate. Rick has served as President of the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Rick’s charitable activities include serving as President of the Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library, Inc. and the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation, Inc. Rick is a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville.
Rick served as Chairman of the Providence School Development Board from 2003-2005 and has been a member of the Providence School Board from 2006 to the present. As Chairman of the Providence School Development Board, Rick led a fundraising effort which resulted in adding lights to the athletic fields, adding bleachers and a press box to what is now the old football field, and the construction of the concession stand and bathrooms which are located adjacent to the old football stadium and baseball field.
Rick is married to Suzy Jones. Their three daughters are all graduates of Providence: Ashley in 2003, Rachel in 2005, and Emily in 2008. Rick’s daughters were active at Providence in basketball, swimming, dance, French Club, National Honor Society and student government. Since the graduation of Rick’s daughters, Rick has remained active with the Providence girls basketball program.