John is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia which includes the Family Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia.
He is a graduate of the University of New South Wales (Bachelor of Arts), University of New England (Bachelor of Laws) and the College of Law (Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice). He is a nationally accredited mediator, a member of the Law Society of South Australia and undertakes pro bono mediation with the Adelaide Magistrates Court.
John is also a graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon and his military service included two tours with the United Nations in Cambodia as a Peacekeeper. His unit received a Meritorious Unit Citation in the 2014 Australia Day Honours List.
John was appointed by the Federal Government to the Veterans Review Board (VRB) in 2018 which reviews decisions by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs.