Blanchard, John L.


  Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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John Blanchard focuses his practice on employment litigation, employment counseling, and business litigation. Before joining Osborn Maledon, John was a judicial clerk for the Honorable William C. Canby, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

John graduated cum laude, Order of the Coif, and fourth in his class from Arizona State University College of Law in 1998. Upon graduation, John received, among numerous other awards, the prestigious John S. Armstrong Law Prize, an award selected by the faculty for the most outstanding law graduate. During law school, John served as the Editor-in-Chief for the Arizona State Law Journal and was deemed the "best oralist" for the 1997-1998 National Moot Court Team regional competition. John was recently featured as one of ASU's "Great Students," a recognition bestowed on five promising ASU alumni during the University's Campaign for Leadership. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing in 1992 from the University of Arizona.

John balances a busy law practice with spending time with his family-- his wife, Kristin, and young children. John also enjoys hiking, traveling, scuba diving, and skiing, among other interests.

Education
J.D., cum laude, Arizona State University, 1998; Order of the Coif; Arizona State Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief, 1997-98

B.A., University of Arizona, 1992
Clerkships
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Judge William C. Canby, Jr., 1998-99
Professional Recognitions And Awards
John S. Armstrong Law Prize, 1998
Practice Areas
Employment
Employment Law and Executive Compensation
Litigation
Bar Admissions
Arizona, 1998
Court Admissions
U. S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1998

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1998

Arizona Supreme Court, 1998