John is an associate at the Spence Law Firm with a deep commitment to public service and helping those most in need. After graduating Colorado College, John joined Teach for America and spent two years teaching U.S. History at under-resourced high schools. John then returned to Wyoming and spent two years working with students who had developmental disabilities in Jackson, Wyoming.
After four years teaching, John decided to attended law school at Georgetown University, where he graduated Cum Laude. During law school, John continued his commitment to public service as a student practitioner at Georgetown’s Institute for Public Representation. As a student practitioner, John advocated for clients who had their rights violated by state and local governments, as well as private employers. During his year at the clinic, John helped successfully represent clients who had been denied Family and Medical Leave Act benefits by local governments, and clients who successfully challenged a redistricting decision in Georgia based on the Voting Rights Act. John also served as an Executive Editor for the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy, where he helped select and edit articles focused on addressing income inequality and access to justice issues.
Following law school, John clerked for the Honorable Kelly Rankin at the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming, in Cheyenne. In 2017, John joined the Spence Law Firm because the firm shares his commitment to advocating for those in need. In his free time, John enjoys biking and skiing in the Tetons.