Valerie R. Jones

925 L Street

Sacramento, California 95814

Office: (916) 341-8354


Valerie Jones is a deputy legislative counsel. She joined the office in 2000.

Ms. Jones is assigned to a branch of the office that handles laws relating to alcoholic beverage control, business, civil law, financial institutions, healing arts, housing and community development, land use, local government, private employment, professions and vocations, public contracts, public employment, retirement, state government, taxation and employment insurance.

Ms. Jones previously worked in the Opinion Branch which develops and presents, either in written or oral form, the formal legal opinions of the Office of Legislative Counsel.

She has also worked in the branch of the office that drafts laws regarding courts, civil law, civil procedure, retirement, gaming, juvenile law, family law, public employment, and public safety.

Ms. Jones received her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she served as a lead articles editor of the San Diego Law Review and a staff writer for the Children's Regulatory Law Reporter. She received her undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College.

Ms. Jones is a member of the California State Bar.  She also has served on the Board of Directors of Women Lawyers of Sacramento.