John Hightower, Jr.

5470 E Busch Blvd # 149
Temple Terrace, FL 33617-5418
(813) 252-1849

Areas of Practice Trial - Civil and Criminal Criminal Litigation Commercial Litigation Bar Admissions Florida U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit U.S. District Court District of Colorado U.S. Court of International Trade U.S. Tax Court Education Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of ColumbiaJ.D. - 2007 Honors: Greenfield Trial Practice Award, Criminal Justice Clinic Honors: Moot Court - Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2006; Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot, 2007 [Honorable Mention for Best Oral Advocate] Law Journal: Georgetown Journal of International law Florida College, Temple Terrace, FloridaB.A. (Magna Cum Laude) - 2003 Major: Liberal Studies Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, Wyoming - 2012 Professional Associations and Memberships Florida Bar Association Hillsborough County Bar Association National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers International Bar Association American Bar Association Federal Bar Association Past Employment Positions Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office, Certified Legal Intern International Organization for Migration - Field Office for Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Law Clerk U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business, Law Clerk to General Counsel Professor Thomas Franck, Research Assistant U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, Legal Intern