John graduated with honors from Emory Law School in Atlanta, Georgia. Emory is consistently ranked in the Top 25 of the 200+ law schools in the United States. He attended Clemson University for his undergraduate degree where he graduated cum laude.
CONTINUED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
- National Institute of Trial Advocacy; Graduate, Dallas 2013
- American College Mock Trial Tournament; Commenting Judge, 2013 & 2016
- 24 Hour NHTSA’s “DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing”, December 2016
- DataMaster Training Class (Certified by Former Instructor at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy), January 2017
SPEAKER AT SC MAGISTRATE TRAINING SEMINAR
John spoke at the South Carolina Magistrate Intensive Training Seminar in 2018. This seminar is required for all new magistrates and John presented on the Confrontation Clause of the US Constitution and hearsay rules of the South Carolina Rules of Evidence.