Frank Jones - Charles County Bar Association

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                            Frank R. Jones, Attorney, Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher                         Website Link


Frank Jones

Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher

5407 Water Street, Suite 101
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Phone: 301-627-5500

Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher
102 Centennial Street, Suite 102
La Plata, MD  20646
Phone: 301-934-2490

Frank R. Jones is a partner at the firm of Sasscer, Clagett and Bucher.  Mr. Jones has successfully developed a practice concentrating in complex personal injury litigation, civil litigation, medical malpractice and criminal defense.

In December 1986, Mr. Jones began his career as a prosecutor in the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s office.  In less than two years, Mr. Jones was elevated to the Felony Trial Division, where he handled murder cases, violent crimes, (e.g. robberies, major assaults) and narcotics violations.  While in the Felony Trial Division, Mr. Jones tried to verdict more jury trials than any other prosecutor and won the Division Chief’s Award.

By October 1989, Mr. Jones was recruited by the Charles County State’s Attorney’s office and was appointed to Deputy State’s Attorney.  Mr. Jones was tasked with prosecuting major felony cases.  Mr. Jones successfully prosecuted complex criminal cases including organized crime, outlaw motorcycle gangs, as well as obtaining convictions in over forty homicide cases.

Mr. Jones entered private practice in January of 1998, with Sasscer, Clagett and Bucher.  He became a partner in 2001.  Mr. Jones has extensive trial and litigation experience with a wide range of civil cases.  Mr. Jones is a member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum, which is for lawyers who have successfully obtained million dollar verdicts or settlements.  Mr. Jones has resolved multiple million dollar cases for his clients.

In the criminal area, he’s an experienced defender of those accused of minor misdemeanors to major felonies, including homicide.

Mr. Jones is known by his colleagues as a sharp and gifted cross-examiner.  He litigates a considerable number of plaintiffs’ cases from other attorneys, due to his experience in complex litigation.  Mr. Jones is a member of the Board of Directors for the Charles County Bar Association and is in line to serve as President of the Bar Association.

Mr. Jones is an “AV” Rated attorney and a graduate of the University of Richmond and the George Mason School of Law

Current Employment Position(s):

  • Partner

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Criminal Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Utility Defense

Bar Admissions:

  • Maryland, 1986
  • District of Columbia, 1989
  • U.S. District Court of Maryland, 1999
  • U.S Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. District Court District of Columbia, 2011


  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia, 1986
    • J.D.
  • University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, 1983
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Speech Communications

Honors and Awards:

  • “AV” Rated Attorney

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Prince George’s County Bar Association, 1997 – Present Member
  • Charles County Bar Association, 1990 – Present
  • Board of Directors 2011 to present

  • Vice President 2014

Past Employment Positions:

  • State’s Attorney’s Office, Charles County, Maryland, Deputy State’s Attorney, 1989 – 1997
  • State’s Attorney’s Office, Prince George’s County, Maryland, Assistant State’s Attorney, Major Crimes/Narcotics Unit, 1986 – 1989

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury

Car Accidents

Criminal Defense


Traffic Defense

Motorcycle Accidents

Slip and Fall

Animal Bites


Red Light Camera Violations

Drug Offenses







Insurance Defense

Family Law

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