John Griffith has practiced family law exclusively since 2009. John is a Certified Family Law Specialist who is certified as an expert in the area of family law by the California Board of Legal Specialization.
John graduated from Georgia State University in the early 2000s with a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Religious Studies before going on to graduate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. John is a United States Army Veteran and served an enlistment in South Korea.
John has extensive experience in all areas of family law and specializes in complex jurisdictional cases like child support and child custody. John also has trial experience with high-asset litigious divorce cases.
John is one of three founding partners at Griffith, Young, and Lass in San Diego. As the business continues to grow and John’s reputation for competent and ethical legal practice grows, John has realized his passion for mediation.
At Fresh Start Mediation, John uses his many years of family law experience to help families settle their divorce conflicts before they ever make it to a courtroom. Due to his work with high-asset divorce cases, John has seen first-hand the damage drawn-out divorces can have on divorcing spouses and their children.
John is known for helping divorcing families find the best outcomes at a flat fee, allowing spouses to retain their financial resources as they move on after the divorce process has concluded.