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John Oliver

John Oliver

Associate

EMAIL

joliver@cobbmartinez.com

TEL

214-220-5230

FAX

214-220-5299

BIOGRAPHY

John Oliver is an associate attorney with civil litigation and trial experience who joined Cobb Martinez Woodward in 2023. His practice with the firm includes insurance defense, professional liability defense, commercial litigation, multidistrict litigation, and general tort litigation. He enjoys engaging with clients while advising them on a variety of legal matters and being in the courtroom.

John graduated cum laude from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2018 and was awarded the SMU Law Pro Bono Honor Roll for his pro bono work. After law school, John represented the Texas Department of Transportation in eminent domain and tort litigation cases as an Assistant Attorney General with the Texas Office of the Attorney General. John later moved to private practice where he represented appraisal districts in ad valorem tax litigation and served as general counsel for various municipalities in the Dallas Fort-Worth area in addition to being approved litigation counsel for the Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool.

Biography

John Oliver is an associate attorney with civil litigation and trial experience who joined Cobb Martinez Woodward in 2023. His practice with the firm includes insurance defense, professional liability defense, commercial litigation, multidistrict litigation, and general tort litigation. He enjoys engaging with clients while advising them on a variety of legal matters and being in the courtroom.

John graduated cum laude from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2018 and was awarded the SMU Law Pro Bono Honor Roll for his pro bono work. After law school, John represented the Texas Department of Transportation in eminent domain and tort litigation cases as an Assistant Attorney General with the Texas Office of the Attorney General. John later moved to private practice where he represented appraisal districts in ad valorem tax litigation and served as general counsel for various municipalities in the Dallas Fort-Worth area in addition to being approved litigation counsel for the Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Legal Malpractice Defense
Medical Malpractice Defense
Premises Liability Defense
Product Liability Defense

Education

J.D., SMU Dedman School of Law – Dallas, TX – May 2018

  • Cum Laude, Pro Bono Honor Roll

 

Gray’s Inn – London, UK – Summer 2015
Transnational Dispute Resolution Program

B.A., Butler University – Indianapolis, IN – May 2014

  • Sigma Chi Foundation Academic Scholarship Recipient
  • Sigma Chi Judicial Board Chairman

 

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University – St. Petersburg, Russia – Summer 2013
American Institute for Foreign Study Abroad
Russian Language, History, and Art

Admissions

State of Texas
Northern District of Texas
Eastern District of Texas

Experience

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