John Hennan



John Hennan loves to advocate, and is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. John seeks out clients who deserve dedicated and calculated representation. He has experience in both trial and appellate courts, and in addition to being Board Certified, has been named a Super Lawyer every year for the last 10 years. In 2022, John was additionally named a Super Lawyers “Up and Coming 100.” John is also a Certified Mediator and is frequently called upon to mediate all types of family cases.

John relishes international travel, enjoys reading and studying medieval and renaissance history, listens to all kinds of music (from Iron Maiden to Amy Winehouse), and spends extended periods of time roughhousing with his dogs-Bruni, Gucci, and Zeppelin. He enjoys being active, working out, hiking, and playing rugby. John earned his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law, and earned a Master of Laws while studying internationally in London, at UCL.

While John consistently practices all areas of family law, he finds particular purpose in advocating for the following clients and cases:

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The University of Texas School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2010
University College London, International Law Masters, 2009
Austin College, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 2005


Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
Certified Mediator – State of Texas
Texas Association of Mediators
Austin Bar Association
Family Law Section of the Austin Bar
Civil Litigation Section of the Austin Bar
Williamson County Bar Association
Hays County Bar Association
Texas Young Lawyers Association
Austin Young Lawyers Association
College of the State Bar of Texas
Pro Bono College, State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Texas


Board Certified in Family Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Preeminent AV Rating by Martindale Hubbell for Highest Level of Professional Excellence

Super Lawyer 2024
Super Lawyer 2023
Super Lawyers Up-and-Coming 100, 2022
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2022
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2021
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2020
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015

Avvo – Client’s Choice Award, 2017
Avvo – Client’s Choice Award, 2016
Avvo – Client’s Choice Award, 2015