University of Wisconsin Law School (Madison, Wisconsin), J.D., 1996
University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minnesota), B.A., 1989
Awards & Honors
Minnesota Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2007
John represents health care providers in the state and federal courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Although he has a special interest in obstetrical and mental health issues, John has represented primary care providers, subspecialists, mid-levels, hospitals, nurses and nursing homes in nearly every area of health care. John also enjoys litigating complaints before professional licensing boards.
Prior to joining Geraghty, O’Loughlin & Kenney in 2004, John served as an Assistant Hennepin County Attorney, where he prosecuted violent crimes including homicide, sexual assault and armed robbery. Before that he represented the Hennepin County Medical Center in labor and employment law matters.
John also served for seven years on the Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights, and he chaired the commission’s lawyers’ committee. As Civil Rights Commissioner, John presided over trials, mediations and motion practice for claims brought under the city’s civil rights ordinance.
American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
Wisconsin Defense Counsel
Ramsey County Bar Association