John was born and raised in Waycross, Georgia. He received his Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law with honors.
In law school, John excelled academically and received the Governor’s Honors Scholarship, Dean’s Honors Scholarship, and Dean’s Merit Scholarship, and received the CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing. He also received awards in the areas of Law Practice Management and Family Law.
John started his law career working for the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council as a legal extern and law clerk. He represented indigent clients charged with felony offenses in the Waycross Judicial Circuit.
These days, John gets a great deal of satisfaction, helping debtors by representing them in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases. He also helps folks who have been injured in automobile accidents in Georgia.
He is admitted to practice law in the Superior Courts of the State of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.
John still resides in Waycross and lives with his two daughters, Allie and Emily. A real outdoorsman, John spends his free time hunting, fishing, watching college football, and spending time with his family.