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Victor D. John
Practice Areas: Litigation
Victor D. John
Practice Areas:  Litigation

Victor John has a broad range of experience in vastly different legal areas. From 2018 to 2021, Victor served as a criminal prosecutor in Boston, Massachusetts, working domestic violence felonies. After moving to Dallas, Victor’s practice expanded to include general civil litigation, family law, landlord tenant, and real estate.

Victor currently focuses his practice on commercial and corporate litigation and draws from his varied background and broad courtroom experience to deftly assist clients through all types of professional conflicts. Victor’s approach is centered around organization and effective litigation strategies. Although no conflict matter is completely predictable, understanding and evaluating a variety of approaches allows Victor to remain flexible and prepared for a myriad of challenges that every client faces in litigation. Victor has a proven record of success through careful assessment and consistent meaningful communication with clients. Victor has argued thousands of motions, represented clients in dozens of depositions, conducted two-dozen trials, and continually advocated for clients to achieve successful outcomes.

Representative Work
  • Assisted in garnering complete dismissal of home insurance claim against Insurer and sanctions against opposing party and opposing counsel for filing a frivolous lawsuit
  • Successfully argued dismissal of several causes of action through special exceptions in insurance defense litigation
  • Drafted motion resulting in successful transfer of Colorado Federal Case to Northern District of Texas
  • Negotiated final agreement with contractor to return intellectual property and drafted final agreement settling all disputes in client company’s favor
  • Negotiated mediated settlement agreement releasing $200M mechanic’s lien
  • Obtained resolution of arbitration regarding SOC2 Audit

J.D., New England School of Law, 2018
Law Review; Dean’s List

B.A., International Relations, Wheaton College, 2015
with honors; Dean’s List

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas

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