Jone Tran is a member of Dentons' Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice, focusing on insurance coverage disputes and counseling. She advises clients on first- and third-party coverage issues primarily involving California and Texas insurance law. Jone represents insurance carriers in breach of contract, bad faith, agent negligence, unfair competition and declaratory relief actions. She provides both litigation and counseling services to address a broad range of issues facing insurance carriers. As a part of her practice of insurance law, Jone has successfully represented insurers in litigation involving complex uninsured/underinsured motorist issues and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, representing both parties and amici curiae. Jone represents insurance carriers in all aspects of litigation.
Honors and Awards
- Judge John M. Manos Writing Competition in Evidence, First
- "Crying Wolf or an Excited Utterance? Allowing Reexcited Statements to Qualify Under the Excited Utterance Exception," Cleveland State Law Review, 2004 – 2005
Activities and Affiliations
- Member, State Bar of California
- Member, Asian American Bar Association
Prior and Present Employment
Jone also has more than four years of legal experience working in the judiciary, at both the federal and state levels. After graduating with honors from law school, she clerked in New Orleans for the Honorable Karen Wells Roby of the Eastern District of Louisiana. In Louisiana, Jone worked on numerous cases involving Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. She also clerked for the Honorable Jennifer Gee and the Honorable Paul A. Mapes of the US Department of Labor, where she worked on employment, labor, administrative law and workers' compensation matters. Finally, Jone externed for the Honorable Ignazio J. Ruvolo of the California Court of Appeals and the Honorable Edward M. Chen of the Northern District of California.
Prior to embarking upon her legal career in insurance law, Ms. Tran practiced general civil litigation.