MARTI L. JONES
Marti Jones holds a J.D. and a Masters in Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University. She was admitted to the Utah Bar in 1990, and began practicing immigration law in 1991. She joined the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association in 1992.
Marti represented her first Salvadoran asylum applicant before the immigration court in 1995, and served as AILA’s Utah Chapter Chair from 2001 to 2002. She has practiced immigration law in a variety of settings: as a solo practitioner, in a small firm setting, and in the non-profit sector. During the 2001 245(i) window she was responsible for filing over 200 labor certification applications in four states.
Between 2000 and 2015 Marti spent over twelve years working as both Senior Staff Attorney and Executive Director with two small immigration legal service providers (A Welcome Place in Utah and the Immigration Project in Illinois).
In 2013, the Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois recognized her leadership of The Immigration Project with their Equal Access to Justice Award. She returned to Utah in 2015 as the Director of Immigration Services for Holy Cross Ministries, and became of counsel to the firm of Stowell, Crayk and Bown in 2018.
Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School, 1990
Brigham Young University, Masters in Organizational Behavior, 1993
Brigham Young University, English Literature, 1984
Immigration: family based, employment based, humanitarian (U & T-visas, VAWA self-petitions, asylum), Naturalization & citizenship, TPS, DACA