John T. Wooldridge, Jr. joined CJMH as a litigation associate in 2019. John assists in the prosecution and defense of commercial litigation matters. John’s dedication to his clients and cases is seen through his preparation and purposeful advocacy. Among his accomplishments as an attorney, John has been successful in representing a financial institution in a breach of contract case as well as his representation of a landlord in a breach of commercial lease case against a tenant.
John confidently and creatively counsels clients through the litigation process. Whether going to trial or procuring an effective and agreeable resolution through mediation or arbitration, clients appreciate John’s transparency, personable demeanor, and legal proficiency. John’s honest and candid approach through the litigation process earns clients’ trust.
Prior to practicing law, John worked at a well-respected regional insurance brokerage company where he advised clients on employee benefits and property and casualty insurance needs. John attended Texas Christian University and received his Bachelor in Business Administration in 2013 and his Masters of Liberal Arts in 2014. Afterward, in 2019, John earned his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law Houston where he served on the Board of Advocates, was a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Fraternity, and represented South Texas as a varsity advocate on its nationally recognized moot court team. Today, John is a member of the Houston Bar Association and Houston Young Lawyers Association.
John is a native Houstonian and places a high value on giving back to his community. John is a lifetime member of the TCU Lettermen’s Association and has volunteered his time with the TIRR Foundation, the Boys and Girls Club of Houston, and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
John enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and friends. In his free time, John also appreciates opportunities to get outdoors to golf, hunt, and fish.