JOHN DRISKILL, PARTNER. Mr. Driskill works in our Houston office after practicing Social Security disability law in private practice for several years.
EDUCATION: University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri (B.S., 1983); Baylor University, Waco, Texas (M.B.A., 1984); and South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas (J.D., 1992). Sigma Iota Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Order of the Lytae, Two American Jurisprudence awards. Assistant Editor, Corporate Counsel Review, 1991-1992.
Author, "Corporate Control In the Emerging Corporate World," Corp. Cnsl. Rev., May 1992.
BAR MEMBERSHIPS: Texas 1992; Federal Courts: U.S. Courts of Appeal, Fifth Circuit (1993); US District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1993.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: Houston Bar Association, Social Security Section Chairman 2003-2004; State Bar of Texas; National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR, Sustaining Member); Fifth Circuit Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (FOSSCR).
WORK EXPERIENCE: Mr. Driskill has represented hundreds of claimants for Social Security disability benefits at all administrative levels and in federal court. Other areas of legal experience include personal injury, probate, and estate planning.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Driskill worked in investment banking (municipal finance) advising numerous public issuers including Harris County, Harris County Toll Road Authority, Houston Independent School District, state and regional authorities, cities, hospitals, and utility districts.
ARTICLES AND SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS ON SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY LAW:
Speaker, "Introduction to Social Security Disability Law and Practice," Texas Elder Law Conference, Fall 1997.
Speaker, "Handling a Social Security Disability Case in Texas," Spring 2005