John Westfield Dedicated Attorney & Advocate

Get to Know Attorney John Westfield

John graduated from Flagler College with a BA in business administration in 2005. He worked as a licensed commodities broker before earning his M.B.A from the University of North Florida in 2008. During his time at UNF, John served as an assistant to the economics department and became a certified associate in project management. John owned and operated successful wholesale businesses before enrolling at Florida Coastal School of Law in 2013 as a member of the school’s inaugural Fastrack Program. John earned his J.D. in just over two years, graduating in the top 10% of his class. John has interned and volunteered regularly with Saint Johns County Legal Aid. He has also served as a volunteer assistant state attorney in St. Johns and Flagler counties before accepting a position with Canan Law in 2016.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Family Law
  • 20% Criminal Law
  • 20% Civil Law
  • 10% Dependency
  • 10% Wills/ Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2017


  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
    • J.D. cum laude – 2015
  • Flagler College, Saint Augustine
    • B.A. – 2005
    • Major: Business Administration
  • University of North Florida
    • M.B.A., Master of Business Administration – 2008

Honors and Awards

  • Eagle Scout
  • Medal for Lifesaving (Boyscouts of America)


  • English

What Sets Canan Law Apart?

  • Always in Your Corner

    When you are facing a legal matter, it can seem like everything is spinning out of control. Our team works to slow things down and present you with all of your options in order to fulfill your best interests.

  • Community Knowledge

    The attorneys at Canan Law all live in the community they work in and truly care about the people who they are helping. They also know of all the individuals in the legal and court systems in the area.

  • Dedicated Teamwork

    When you hire one Canan Law attorney, you hire us all. We make it a point to work with our whole team on your case to ensure there is always somebody available to answer your questions.

  • Litigation Experience

    Our team of attorneys has over 250 combined jury trials. We are not afraid to take your case to trial to ensure you are getting everything you need & deserve.

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