Mr. Jones is a graduate of Brigham Young University. He received his B.A. in economics in 1979 and received a law degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School in 1982. He became a member of the California Bar in 1982 and the Utah Bar in 1983. Rich has been practicing law in Ogden since 1983 when he joined the firm which is now Helgesen, Houtz & Jones.
In 1988 Rich began focusing his legal work in the areas of homeowner associations, condominiums and real estate law, and has been presenting condominium and homeowner association management seminars on a frequent basis since 1991. He enjoys helping community associations avoid and resolve conflict and difficult situations (outside the courtroom whenever possible).
Rich and his wife live in Davis County and are the parents of 5 children (all girls except 4) and 2 grandchildren. His oldest son joined the firm in 2013 following graduation from law school at BYU. Over the years he and his family have participated in humanitarian projects in Guatemala, Peru and Kenya, experiences he says are life changing. He enjoys golf, baseball, reading, and BYU sports.
Rich is also a member of the Rex E. Lee Inn of the American Inns of Court.