Keith A. Jones was born and raised in Tulsa. He traces his families’ roots back four generations in Tulsa and Sapulpa. His family still maintains a ranch north of Sapulpa - raising cattle, goats, horses, llamas and even bees. Keith is married to Karen, also a life long Tulsan, in 1993. They have three daughters all educated in the Tulsa Public School system.
Keith A. Jones graduated from Union High School and in 1991 he completed his bachelors degree at the University of Oklahoma in Letters -- a liberal arts degree emphasizing history, philosophy, and languages. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1994.
Keith began the practice of law in a small firm located in Gardner, Kansas. In 1996 he returned to Tulsa to be closer to his extended family. He joined the firm of J. Kenton Francy & Associates. Keith spent six years as Mr. Francy’s protege. Keith joined the firm of James R. Gotwals & Associates and worked there for two years before opening his own firm in 2004. Throughout his professional career, Mr. Jones has focused his practice on family law -- divorce, child custody, child support, adoptions, and guardianships.
Keith A. Jones is admitted to practice in Oklahoma and Federal District courts as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.
Since returning to Tulsa in 1996 Keith has been active in the Tulsa County and Oklahoma Family Law Sections. He has served both family law sections in committees and as chairman. Keith was section chair in the Tulsa County Bar Association (TCBA) in 2002 and the Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA) Family Law Section in 2005.
Currently he serves as co-chair of the editorial board for the Family Law Practice Manual published by the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Family Law Section. The OBA FLS’s Practice manual is a collection of scholarly papers explaining, analyzing, interpreting, family law. There are also thousands of forms. The board has the responsibility to manage and update the extensive chapters and forms associated with the Manual.
Keith Jones frequently teaches continuing legal education (CLE) classes throughout the state to other lawyers. Topics include: Alimony, Child Support Collection, same sex divorce and common law marriage. He has testified twice before state legislative committees on topics related to family law.