Candis R. Jones


  • location icon Atlanta, GA
    600 Peachtree Street NE
    Suite 4700
    Atlanta, GA 30308

Candis Jones is a partner in the Atlanta office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Since 2011, Candis’ practice has focused on insurance defense, premises liability, personal injury, and medical malpractice. Her clients include several Fortune 500 companies, numerous insurance carriers, and a major metropolitan transit authority.

In her practice, Candis has successfully tried and won federal and state jury and bench trials. She has a strong track record in automobile liability and tort/premises liability trials with demands of $1 million or more. She has also successfully adjudicated cases on motion and secured reasonable settlements in high exposure cases with public relations concerns.

In all of her representations, Candis strategically works with her clients to posture each matter towards the best defensive outcome, and puts a premium on proactive communication with her clients.

Published Opinions

  • Brenda Sheats v. The Kroger Co., A17A0753
  • Wendy Jordan v. Marriott International, Inc., A18A0167, A18A0199
  • Dean Sheaffer v. Marriott International, Inc., A18A1510 (pending)

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
  • Spelman College Alumnae – Student Mentoring Program Mentor
  • Junior League Atlanta

Professional Presentations

  • The Personal Injury Plaintiff’s Tripartite Relationship: The Relationship between Plaintiff’s Attorneys, Doctors and Funding Companies - Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, June 2019
  • Women Shattering General Liability Stereotypes- Lewis Brisbois' General Liability Seminar, June 2019


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Georgia
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit



United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia


  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • Gate City Bar Association
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys

Awards & Honors

  • Atlanta’s Top 500 Leaders for 2021-2023, Atlanta Magazine (Read Lewis Brisbois' announcement about this accolade here)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® "Ones to Watch" 
    • 2023-2024 - Insurance Law
    • 2024 - Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
    • 2024 - Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Lawyer “On the Rise” by the Daily Report, Georgia Law Awards, 2021
  • "Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers under 40," National Bar Association, 2021
  • Georgia Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019—2023
  • Lawyers of Color “Hot List” for the Southern Region as an attorney excelling in the legal profession, 2014


Georgia State College of Law

Juris Doctor, with honors, 2010

  • Moot Court Board
  • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition

Spelman College

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, magna cum laude, 2006

  • Dean’s List

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