John grew up in Waco, Texas, and graduated from Baylor University (cum laude—with honors) with a Bachelor’s of Science in Physics in 1970. He served in the U.S. National Guard before attending law school at the University of Texas. He received his law degree from UT in 1974. During his career, John has primarily been known as a litigator for high-conflict cases. John is now focusing primarily on mediation. John is certified in Civil Mediation and Advanced Family Law Mediation. John continues to provide the firm with his wisdom, experience, and expertise by preparing clients for court and strategizing with the team.
John is a member of the Travis County Family Law Advocates. He is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court.