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I have extensive experience representing clients at contested case hearings before the State Office of Administrative Hearings as well as before other state agencies such as the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation and Texas Workforce Commission. John has handled numerous medical disputes and administrative violation cases including health care licensees. He has tried cases before the state District Courts, and has argued cases before the state Courts of Appeals and Texas Supreme Court. John is licensed to practice in State of Texas courts as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas. John represents health care providers before the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation, Texas Medical Board, Texas Board of Nursing, State Office of Administrative Hearings, Travis County District Court, Third Court of Appeals and Texas Supreme Court.


Practice areas


  1. Administrative Law: 50%
    34 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Limited Liability Company (LLC): 10%
    31 years
  3. Insurance: 10%
    31 years
  4. Employment & Labor: 10%
    31 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($175/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • Gary Lawrence Rodriguez

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known John for many years. John is an excellent defense attorney. During the cases that I had with John, John was honest, ethical, and hard working. John has always impressed me with his knowledge of Workers' Compensation Law.


    Gary Rodriguez Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact info

John d. pringle, p.c.

9442 Capital of Texas Highway North, Suite 500
Arboretum Plaza One
Austin, TX, 78759


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198010/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
FellowCollege of the State Bar of Texas2015
FellowTexas Bar Foundation2015
Board Certified - Administrative LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyJohn D. Pringle, P.C.2009 - 2014
AttorneyPringle & Gallagher2007 - 2009
AttorneyLaw Offices of John D. Pringle1999 - 2006
AttorneyPringle & Gillespie1998 - 1999
AttorneyLaw Offices of John D. Pringle1993 - 1998
Assistant General CounselCigna Legal Service Office1990 - 1993
Staff AttorneyLaw Offices of Curtis J. Kurhajec1989 - 1989
AssociateHarris & Harris1984 - 1989
ProsecutorTexas Alcoholic Beverage Commission1981 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Travis County Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Administrative Law Section of the Travis County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal CircuitMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Continental Cas. Ins. Co. v. Functional Restoration Assocs.My client prevailed in the District Court and Texas Supreme Court
All Saints Health System, et al. v. Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, et al.Medical services fees must be fair and reasonable and designed to ensure the quality of medical care and to achieve effective medical cost control.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Texas Association of Responsible NonsubscribersNavigating the Texas Unemployment Compensation System2012
Lorman Education Services publicationDivision of Workers’ Compensation Rules Update2012
Lorman Education Services publicationDivision of Workers’ Compensation Rules Update2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of TexasHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Spring Workers’ Comp SeminarThe New Enforcement Paradigm2013
Austin Claims AssociationFraud & Identity Theft2013
Workers' CompensationDivision of Workers’ Compensation Rules Update2012