Cecil Jones is a Partner in Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly’s Philadelphia office.  He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  He is a also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. 

Cecil graduated from the University of Georgia in 2003, with double Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Criminal Justice.  He attended Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2007.  During law school, he was awarded the Dean’s Academic Merit Scholarship and was an Articles Editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy.  He was a member of the Moot Court National Team and was awarded “Best Brief” and “Overall Winner” during the school’s Janie L. Shores Moot Court Competition.

During law school, he interned for the Honorable John E. Ott, Chief Magistrate Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.  There he gained experience in federal court practice, providing legal research support and drafted opinions in pending cases before the Court.

Since joining Marks O’Neill in 2009, Cecil has represented clients in many different areas of law, including general liability, insurance coverage litigation and commercial disputes, among others.  He focuses his practice primarily in the areas of professional liability, employment law, municipal & public entity liability.  Cecil has extensive experience handling all aspects of the litigation process, from the pleading stage through appeal.  He has successfully defended clients at trial and arbitration in both federal and state court.  Cecil has also successfully argued a number of cases on appeal before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

In his spare time, Cecil enjoys soccer and running and is an avid sports fan.  He currently lives with his wife, Kelly, in Havertown, Pennsylvania. 

February 25, 2015
“Telemedicine and the Potential for Liability”
Family Practice News
Dr. Neil Skolnik, Cecil Jones, Esquire, Sherell Dandy, Esquire

Cecil J. Jones
Partner / Philadelphia

Phone 215-832-4229
Email cjones@moodklaw.com

Cecil J. Jones PDF


  • J.D., Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, cum laude, 2007
  • Dual B.A., University of Georgia, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Bar Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2008

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy, Appellate Advocacy, Post-Trial Practice
  • Employment Law, Municipal & Public Entity
  • Healthcare & Catastrophic & Excess Loss
  • Professional Liability


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