John graduated from the University of Missouri Columbia School of Law and was admitted to the Bar in 1982. He was selected to the Order of Barristers. His areas of practice include civil and criminal litigation, probate and estate administration (guardianship/conservatorship), employment law and family law. John has obtained an AV rating by Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell.

John is admitted to practice in the courts of Missouri and the United States District Court – Western District and Eastern District. He is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the St. Louis County Bar Association. He is currently a member of the Labor & Employment Law, Business Law and Family & Juvenile Law Section of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.