Jinks Dabney received his B. A. degree from the University of Nevada and graduated with his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Utah School of Law. Jinks practices Social Security Disability and Workers Compensation law, representing disabled children and adults, and industrially injured men and women in Utah. He has been a practicing attorney for over 30 years, and plans to continue practicing law until it ceases to be fun. As a professional speaker, Jinks is a member of the National Speakers Association Las Vegas chapter and has been a member of Toastmasters International for over 25 years. He is a Distinguished Toastmaster – two times – and has received the Presidential Citation from the President of Toastmasters International for his accomplishments in helping others in the public speaking arena.
Jinks is an active member of his community. He is a member of the St. George Area Chamber of Commerce, the St. George Exchange Club, the NAACP Salt Lake Branch, the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, and the U.S. Civil Rights Commission’s Utah Advisory Committee. As an attorney, he is a Diplomat of the Court Practice Institute, a member of the Utah Association for Justice, the Workers Compensation Applicants Attorneys Association, and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives. Jinks loves working with people, playing with his grandchildren, serving in his community, and living life to its fullest potential. Jinks resides in St. George, Utah with his wife Barbara, who is also a lawyer. They have four children and twelve grandchildren.
(Jinks is a nickname that has been connected to the name ‘Virginius’ (Jinks’ legal first name) for generations in the Dabney family; it is sometimes spelled incorrectly as Jinx or Jenks.)