- B.A. California State - Northridge
- J.D. from University of Nebraska College of Law, with distinction
John has extensive experience counseling clients with respect to all aspects of ERISA compliance and employee benefit plans. He received a Juris Doctor, with distinction, from the University of Nebraska College of Law. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Northridge, graduating summa cum laude. Mr. Nownes is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association and is past President of the Pension Council of the Midlands.