John received his undergraduate degree from Emory University in 1957 and received his law degree from Cumberland School of Law of Samford University in 1965. Following his admission to The Alabama Bar, John joined a law firm in Birmingham, Ala., where he worked for many years, gained significant trial experience, and handled a wide array of civil litigation matters, including complex commercial litigation, insurance defense, real estate and zoning.
In 1975, John returned to Florida to practice in Clay County. Since that time, John has represented individuals, landowners, and businesses both large and small, on all matters relating to land, including complex land use issues, zoning, real property disputes, land development matters, community development districts and environmental law.
John retired from the practice of law in 2017.
- Florida, Alabama and U.S. District Court
- Northern District of Alabama, 1965
- S. Court of Appeals, 1968
- S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1981
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- Clay County Bar Association, President 1983-1984
- The Florida Bar
- Alabama State Bar
- Clay County Bar Association