John Kizer received his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Tennessee and later attended the Charleston School of Law where he graduated cum laude in 2010. While in law school, John served as Associate Articles Editor for the Charleston Law Review and completed an externship with the Honorable Sol Blatt, Jr., U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina. Additionally, John received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for excellent achievement in the study of Commercial Law and Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing.
John is admitted to practice in all Tennessee courts as well the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. He is a member of the Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Associations.
John joined the firm as an associate in March of 2011. He and his wife, Holly, reside in Knoxville.