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Dayna Jones

Practicing Faculty


Anthony Alcoser


  • J.D. St. Mary’s School of Law, 2007
  • B.A., University of Oregon, 2003

Contact Information

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License to Practice

  • TX


Dayna Jones J.D., is a native of Eugene, Oregon and attended the University of Oregon for undergrad where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a focus on Law, Diplomacy, and Relations. She moved to Texas in 2004 to attend law school at St. Mary’s. Since graduating from law school in 2007, Dayna has focused solely on practicing criminal defense. After working as a defense attorney at Goldstein, Goldstein, and Hilley (now Goldstein & Orr) and with attorney Neil Calfas, Dayna opened her own office in 2010. She handles all stages of a case, but focuses mostly on post-conviction appeals and writs of habeas corpus. As lead counsel, she has overturnd over 12 wrongful convictions and she currently has six clients listed in the National Registry of Exonerations. Dayna has assisted as co-counsel on several other wrongful convictions as well. She sits on the Board of the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association and she is on the Bexar County Managed Assigned Counsel’s Oversight Committee.