John was admitted as a solicitor in 1988 and is a partner at Giudes & Elliott, practising in the areas of family law, defacto separations and criminal law.

John serves as a reserve Legal Officer (Lieutenant Colonel) with the Australian Army Legal Corp based in Townsville.

John is also a member and honorary solicitor for Townsville Legacy.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws (QIT); Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland; Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Areas of Practice: Family lawcriminal law

Memberships: Legal Officer (Lieutenant Colonel); Honorary Solicitor (Townsville Legacy); Townsville Legacy; Queensland Law Society; North Queensland Law Association; Townsville District Law Association