Willamette University College of Law, Juris Doctor, summa cum laude
George Fox University, Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude
University of Oxford (UK), Wycliffe Hall, visiting Student Scholar
Attorney – Lynch, Conger, McLane LLP
Previously practiced at McEwen Gisvold LLP and Schwabe, Williamson, and Wyatt, each in Portland, Oregon. Served as the State Representative for House District 26 in the Oregon Legislature from January 2013 through January 2017, representing the communities of Wilsonville, Sherwood, King City, Hillsboro, Tigard, Beaverton, and Aloha. In the Legislature, John was an integral member of the House Revenue Committee, with jurisdiction over Oregon's tax policy, and Vice-Chair of the Transportation and Economic Development Committee.
Founding board member and President of Emerging Leaders for Oregon; Committee member and volunteer leader with Wilsonville Young Life; Member of the South-Metro Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Partnership Executive Committee; Oregon Institute of Technology Presidential Search Committee, 2016; AmeriCorps*VISTA member serving as Programs Director of a nonprofit organization in Southern California serving disadvantaged families.
Serves as: (Oregon Tech Foundation Committee)
Super Lawyers Rising Star 2014-2017