John Leach

Partner

John Leach comes to Taunton, Snyder & Parish after 2 decades honing his skills as a board certified personal injury litigator with extensive legal experience representing many companies and individuals in a wide range of commercial and construction legal matters.
John was born in Dallas, Texas.  After spending his formative years on a series of Air Force installations, John attended Allegheny College in Pennsylvania.  John found his way back west and enrolling at South Texas College of Law.  During his tenure, John successfully prosecuted a myriad of cases or more ranging from U.C.C. litigation to international arbitration. He has briefed and argued cases to the Texas Courts of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Texas and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Admissions
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • U.S. District Court’s for the Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
EDUCATION
  • Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania B.A., Psychology, 1972
  • South Texas College of Law, With Honors, Houston, Texas, 1980
Recognition & Distinctions
  • George T. Barrow Award: Student Most Likely to Become Outstanding Attorney
  • Dean’s Student Service Award
  • John Foster Dulles Prize: Best Speaker of the International Moot Court’s National Round 1979
  • Legal Teaching Position (Torts II), South Texas College of Law 1985 – 1987
  • South Texas Board of Trustees 1987 - 1989
Membership & Affiliations
  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law 1986 – 2014, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • State Bar of Texas