Since October of 1999, John has mediated in excess of 3650 civil cases for Huron, Ottawa, Sandusky, and Seneca Counties, in Ohio, and private referrals. Sixty-nine (69) percent of which have resulted in one or more issues being settled.


University of Nevada (Reno, NV) National Judicial College (1999): Advanced Mediation Training


Cleveland State University (Cleveland, OH) Marshall College of Law (1973): Juris Doctorate Degree


Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) (1968): Bachelor of Science Degree


1999 - Present: In-house Mediator for Huron, Ottawa, Sandusky, and Seneca Counties, in Ohio


1973 - 1999: Attorney with Flynn, Py, & Kruse (Sandusky, OH)


1971 - 1973: Clerk for Flynn, Py, & Kruse (Sandusky, OH)


1968 - 1971: Elementary teacher while attending evening classes at Cleveland Marshall Law School (Cleveland, OH)

Associations, Memberships, and Bar Service

1999 - Present: member of the Sandusky County, Ohio Library and Bar Association


1976 - 1999: member of Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys


1973 - 1999: member of the Erie County, Ohio Library and Bar Association. Served one (1) term as trustee


June 1977: admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio


1973 - 2008: member of the Ohio State Bar Association


October 1973: licensed to practice law in Ohio