Dennis Jones is a fifth generation native of Southwest Kansas. He was born and raised in Stevens County, a product of the Hugoton public school system.
Mr. Jones attended Washburn University and the University of Kansas and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washburn University in 1981. He attended law school at Washburn University School of Law and obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree in 1984.
Returning to western Kansas, Dennis served the citizens of Kearny County, Kansas for the next thirty (30) years as County Attorney, County Counselor, and City Attorney for Lakin and Deerfield. He moved to Topeka, Kansas in 2014. He has worked for the Shawnee County District Attorney Office, the Kansas Insurance Department and as a lobbyist for the Ad Astra Government Relations firm since moving to Topeka.
Dennis is married and father to four (4) adult sons and seven (7) grandchildren.