John resides in Paintsville Kentucky with wife Johnna (Hill) Kirk, son Alexander, and daughter Molly.
- Morehead State University - B.A. (Political Science) Summa Cum Laude
- Vanderbilt Law School - J.D.
- Kentucky Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
- United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky
- United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
- American Academy of Trial Attorneys
- Kentucky Justice Association
Additional Practice Areas
- Environmental Law
- Coal, Oil, Gas, Mineral Leases