John T. Sylvester, Esq.

John T. Sylvester, Esq.: Attorney with The Law Offices of David C. Beavans


John Sylvester is a San Diego attorney practicing primarily in the area of family law, including trial litigation, mediation, appeals and writs.

John received his B.A. in English literature from San Francisco State University. He received his juris doctor from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude. John was an editor for the Thomas Jefferson Law Review, was instrumental in co-founding the school's first Family Law Self-Help Clinic, and served as President of the School's Family Law Society. John currently volunteers his time with the Family Violence Appellate Project as a pro bono attorney.

John is a member of the State Bar of California and is licensed to practice law before the Superior Court of California, the California Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court of California. He is also licensed to practice in the Ninth Circuit's Central and Southern Federal District Courts of California.

He is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and San Diego Family Law Bar Association. In his free time, John enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and labrador retriever, Roger. His hobbies and interests include running, music, and travel. He has recently completed several marathons and half-marathons.

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
San Francisco State University, B.A., English Literature
Law School Attended:
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
2014, California

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San Diego, California

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