David A. Jones, Jr., Associate

“I am a ready and able ally who will always be ready to help whenever a client calls on me.”

David is an associate in Bernstein-Burkley's Litigation practice group who's committed to do everything to the best of his ability in resolving a conflict.

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David’s practice focuses on commercial and general business litigation in state and federal courts. He also has diverse experience in:

  • Bankruptcy court
  • Handling a range of civil litigation matters for both plaintiffs and defendants, including disputes involving:
    • Intellectual property
    • Breach of contract,
    • Fraud
    • Business torts
    • Construction surety bonds
    • Civil rights
    • Employment discrimination
  • Insurance coverage
  • Accounting malpractice
  • Product liability
  • Banking practices


A native of Pittsburgh, David attended the University of Pittsburgh for his undergraduate studies and graduated with honors from the University of Pittsburgh School of law, where he was an editor of the Law Review, member of the Pitt Law national Mock Trial and appellate Moot Court teams, and served on the Moot Court Board.

  • University of Pittsburgh (B.A. in Political Science & History, 2008)
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2013)
  • Served as a judicial intern for the Honorable R. Stanton Wettick, Jr. in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County
  • Provided pro bono representation for clients as a certified legal intern with the Pitt Law Health Law Clinic


  • Admitted to the bar of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

 Affiliations and Memberships:

  • National Order of Barristers (inducted in recognition of his oral advocacy and brief writing skills)
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association


His participation in Moot Court and Mock Trial during law school provided a valuable foundation for the advocacy skills that he uses to deliver exceptional service for his clients as a practicing attorney, and he now gives other aspiring lawyers the same opportunity by volunteering to judge law school and high school mock trial competitions.