John Garvin was raised on the east coast and received his B.A. in Psychology from Temple University, Philadelphia. After briefly teaching High School and selling Real Estate, John Garvin moved to California to attended California Western School of Law in San Diego - one of the Nations premier schools for trial attorneys. John Garvin received his Juris Doctorate and passed the California Bar in 1993.
John Garvin moved to Fresno and took employment with the Alternate Public Defender’s Office. He quickly advanced within the office and in 1997 was promoted to Chief Defense Attorney for Madera Alternate Defense. While acting in that capacity, John Garvin was lead attorney in several cases and supervised numerous attorneys.
In early 2004, John Garvin took his experience and entered private practice where he works today. He is the owner of Madera Law Center, a local Madera firm focusing on Family, Juvenile and Criminal Law.
|Chief Defense Attorney||John A. Barker and Associates||1993 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Fresno County Alternative Sentencing Program||Board member/ President 2000||1996 - 2002|
|California Western SOL||law||N/A|
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