John Childers


John Childers earned his JD at UCLA and began his career practicing law at a national firm. He has been a strategic advisor to law firms for thirteen years and is listed in Lawdragon’s 100 Legal Consultants You Need to Know.

John Childers completed the top advanced degree program in the United States that combines strategy and leadership development – Pepperdine University’s Master of Science in Organization Development. While there, John wrote his Masters Thesis on culture clash in mergers. After helping to build McMorrowSavarese, the top law firm consulting practice in California, John opened the Los Angeles office for Hildebrandt International. At the time, Hildebrandt was the largest global consulting firm focused on law firms.

John Childers understands the decision-making challenges at law firms of all sizes and offers his clients a highly developed expertise in group facilitation. In any consulting engagement, John helps firms put the most critical and challenging issues on the table and deal with them constructively. 
John is adjunct faculty at the Justice Leadership Institute at the U.S. Department of Justice and at California State University, Northridge.