John has been a life long resident of North Carolina and has lived in Greensboro since 2003.
He attended UNC Greensboro as a film studies major, during which he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper, and graduated in 2010. During his time in law school, John was a member of the Moot Court Board, including finishing first in the school’s intramural Moot Court Competition. Upon graduation, he was awarded the John Marshall Award for Excellence in Constitutional Studies and named a member of Order of Barristers.
In his spare time John enjoys distance and trail running to try and balance out his love of baking and cooking. He enjoys travel when the opportunity presents itself and spending as much time with friends and family as possible.
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Social Security Disability
Elon University School of Law, J.D., 2015, Elon Law Moot Courtboard member
Since being admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 2015, John has a wide range of legal experience. He has represented close to a thousand clients in hearings before Administrative Law Judges in Social Security Disability hearings. His experience also includes drafting legal briefs, examining and cross examining expert witnesses and developing client files ahead of litigation. He joined Law Firm Carolinas in 2021 to develop his Family Law practice and growing the firm into new areas of law.
He is also an adjunct professor at UNC Greensboro, teaching Media Law and Ethics and at Elon University School of Law, teaching a course on leadership.
National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives (NOSSCR)
North Carolina Associates for Justice (NCAJ)
North Carolina State Bar