A Memphis native, John is an attorney at Adelman Law Firm. After graduating from Christian Brothers High School, he attended the University of Mississippi and went on to study at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law. John spent two and a half years practicing high-volume civil litigation, specializing in the contentious field of family law. He also handled appellate matters, labor and employment, contract litigation and plaintiff’s personal injury and medical malpractice cases.

John spent several years as a radio correspondent and editor for a national radio program that reached nearly ten million listeners. He also served as an infantry officer in the Tennessee Army National Guard. When he’s not at work, he enjoys CrossFit and being with his wife, whom he met in law school, and their dog, Penney.


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  • J.D., University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 2016

  • B.A., Political Science; Philosophy, University of Mississippi, 2011