Samuel Jones
Associate

(502) 589-4440

sjones@goldbergsimpson.com


Overview

Samuel E.T. Jones is an Associate Attorney with Goldberg Simpson. His practice primarily includes Insurance Defense and Business and Commercial Litigation.

Samuel is a native of Texas, but was raised primarily in Paducah, Kentucky. He graduated from Paducah Tilghman High School in 2004. He graduated with a B.S. in Political Science with minors in Economics and Spanish from the University of Louisville in 2010 and received his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2013. He was admitted to the Kentucky Bar in October of 2013 and is also licensed in the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky.

While in law school, Samuel received his limited license to practice law in the Kentucky Legal Clinic and counseled a variety of clients on small claims and probate matters. He was actively involved the Student Bar Association, Trial Advocacy Board, Black Law Student Association, and served as a Staff Writer for the Kentucky Journal for Equine, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Law. He also served as a summer clerk for Justice Bill Cunningham of the Kentucky Supreme Court and was a U.S. District Court Judicial Fellows Program Member in the Eastern Kentucky District of Kentucky. He received the Dr. John T. Smith Outstanding Graduate Student Award for his work in recruiting and mentoring students about higher education and career development.

In 2016, Samuel completed the nationally acclaimed Entrepreneurship MBA program at the University of Louisville where he developed additional skills pertaining to developing start-up companies, venture capital, and effective business management, which add to his abilities to respond to a variety of client and business needs. He was awarded the Rotary Leadership Fellow Scholarship and served as President of the Entrepreneurship Club.

Samuel currently serves as a Board Member for YPAL Cares, Inc., a Member of the Rotary Club of Louisville, a Member Mentor with the 100 Black Men, Inc., a Mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters, and as a Board Member for the LMPD Training Advisory Board.

Education

  • University of Louisville, Entrepreneurship MBA, 2016
  • University of Kentucky College of Law, 2013
  • University of Louisville, B.A. Political Science, 2010

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court- Eastern District of Kentucky, 2017
  • U.S. District Court- Western District of Kentucky, 2014
  • Kentucky, 2013

Engagement

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Louisville Black Lawyers Association
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member, Rotary Club of Louisville
  • Board Member of YPAL Cares, Inc.
  • Mentor, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana
  • Board Member of LMPD Training Advisory Board
  • National Black MBA Association
  • Member, 100 Black Men, Inc.