John R. Denny graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., Economics, 1980) and Loyola Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1994). At Loyola Law School, he was a member of the Order of the Coif and St. Thomas More Honor Society. He was a member of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review (1992-1994). He was admitted to the California Bar (1994), U.S. District Court, Central District of California (1994), and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (1995). He has been named a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
Mr. Denny is a member of the Orange County Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section; ADR Section) and the State Bar of California, Collaborative Divorce Solutions of Orange County (CDSOC), and the International Association of Collaborative Professionals (IACP). Mr. Denny was named a Rising Star in 2004, and a Super Lawyer in 2011 and 2012. He co-authored “Ethical Issues Involving Minor's Counsel,” published in the O.C. Lawyer (2009), and “Some Benefits of Mediation and Collaborative Law,” O.C. Lawyer (2011). He served on the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (2001-2002) and the Lawyers Club of Los Angeles County (President, 1999-2000; Board of Governors, 1995-2002). He served as President of the CDSOC in 2010-2011. Mr. Denny is a Founding Fellow of the Society of Fellows of the Orange County Bar Foundation.
Mr. Denny limits his practice to Family Law Litigation, Mediation and Collaborative Law.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2004|
|Certified Specialist - Family Law||State Bar of California||N/A|
|Of Counsel||Hittelman Strunk Law Group||2013 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Collaborative Practice California||Board of Directors||2014 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Foundation||Founding Fellow||2008 - Present|
|Collaborative Divorce Solutions of Orange County||Former President||2007 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1994 - Present|
|International Academy of Collaborative Professionals||N/A||N/A|
|Collaborative Practice California||President||2017 - 2018|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Board of Trustees||2001 - 2002|
|Lawyers Club of Los Angeles County||President||1999 - 2000|
|Orange County Lawyer Magazine||Some Benefits of Mediation and Collaborative Law||2011|
|Orange County Lawyer Magazine||Ethical Issues Involving Minor's Counsel||2009|
|Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|Univ of California at Los Angeles||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1980|
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