Mr. John has focused his practice since 2007 in the litigation and appellate fields. He has handled over 1,000 depositions, including all types of witnesses and experts, with an emphasis in deposing treating physicians and retained medical doctors.
Additionally, he has been successful in approximately 50 Arbitrations, and has handled civil trials of all types. The trials Mr. John has first and second-chaired have ranged considerably and include:
- A six-week complex product-defect matter in which Mr. John examined over 15 witnesses on the stand and at the conclusion after the Plaintiff requested over $40 million in damages, the jury awarded zero in damages to the Plaintiff. (Hassanali v. Custom Fiber Glass Manufacturing Co. and Valley Camper Sales).
- A high-profile personal injury lawsuit which occurred at the Palace Station Casino involving a notorious celebrity and significant media interests in which after the verdict was rendered and Offers of Judgment were enforced, the Plaintiff ended up owing Mr. John’s client a signifi cant sum of money in attorney’s fees and costs (Fromong v. O.J. Simpson et al)
In addition to the above high-profile matters, Mr. John has also tried multiple smaller civil jury trials and multiple civil bench trials involving allegations of personal injury. Moreover, Mr. John has appeared before the Nevada Supreme Court on multiple occasions and has successfully argued at and settled appeals at Nevada Supreme Court Settlement Conferences.
Mr. John is admitted to practice in both Nevada and California.
Honors & Awards
Mr. John was selected for inclusion in the Mountain States Rising Stars list (2013-2016) for his primary area of practice in Civil Litigation Defense.