Hayward, John-Michael

John-Michael Hayward
  • Associate Attorney


Rio Grande Valley




John-Michael Hayward joined the Firm as an Associate Attorney in 2014. He is a 2012 graduate of Ave Maria School of Law, and a 2008 graduate of California State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology. He also served with the United States Marine Corps starting in 2001, and he was honorably discharged in 2006. Mr. Hayward began his legal practice with the Law Offices of Thomas J. Henry in Corpus Christi, Texas. He handles State and Federal labor and employment civil litigation defense matters in the Firm’s Rio Grande Valley Office. Mr. Hayward also serves as a Municipal Court Prosecutor for various South Texas cities.

Areas Of Practice

  • Civil Litigation 100%

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2018


  • Ave Maria School of Law, Naples, Florida
    • J.D. - 2012
  • California State University, Fresno, California
    • B.S. - 2008
    • Major: Criminology

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Marine Corp., 2001 to 2006