John F. Whittemore, Esq.
LAW FIRM OR COMPANY:
Blanchard, Kramer & French
800 Silverado St. Second Floor
La Jolla, CA 92037
Ph: (858) 551-2440
Cell: (714) 454-7603
University of San Diego School of Law, J.D.
UNDERGRADUATE AND OTHER GRADUATE DEGREES:
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
STATES WHERE LICENSED:
COURTS WHERE LICENSED:
California courts; U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
BOARD CERTIFICATIONS, HONORS OR SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS:
Cum Laude, UCSD; cum laude and Order of the Coif, University of San Diego School of Law
American Bar Association; San Diego County Bar Association; La Jolla Bar Association
FIELDS OF PRACTICE:
Civil Litigation, Corporate, Family, Labor & Employment, Trusts & Estates
John Whittemore focuses his practice in the areas of civil litigation, employment, family law, and trust and estate litigation. John received his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, cum laude, where he was a member of the San Diego Law Review and Appellate Moot Court Executive Board. He is a member of the Order of the Coif, an honor society for law graduates in the top 10 percent of their class. During law school, John served as a judicial extern for Justice Patricia Benke of the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, and was a fellow in the San Diego County Bar Association’s Diversity Fellowship Program. He also served as a Teaching Assistant in the Legal Writing & Research Program.
Prior to law school, John was a marketing associate for The Eastridge Group of Staffing Companies (now Eastridge Workforce Solutions), where he gained valuable experience analyzing employment laws for the firm’s 1099 compliance division. John earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Minor in Law and Society from the University of California, San Diego, where he graduated cum laude. While at UCSD, he served as President of the international law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta.
In his free time, John enjoys swimming, hiking, playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends.