John Mozola

John Mozola

Retired Partner

Amarillo, Texas

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John Mozola is a partner certified in civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has been representing clients for over 30 years in the area of complex litigation, building a successful track record in litigating cases involving intellectual property, oil & gas, breach of contract, securities fraud and various commercial disputes.

John received a B.B.A in business administration from the University of Texas with honors before going on to the University of Texas School of Law where he received top honors and was named to the Order of the Coif.


  • Civil Litigation, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers Magazine Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyer (2004-2015)
  • Texas Tennis Association, Volunteer of the Year (1990)
  • Captain and most valuable player, University of Texas Tennis Team (1968, 1970)
  • University of Texas scholarship athlete with highest grade point average (1970)

Representative Cases

Micro Chemical, Inc. v. Lextron, Inc., 318 F.3d 1119 (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Colorado 2003) City of Canyon v. Fehr, 12 S.W. 3rd 899 (Tex. App. 2003) City of Canyon v. McBroom, 12 S.W. 3rd 410 (Tex. App. 2003) Micro Chemical, Inc. v. Turnkey Computer Systems, Inc., 317 F.3d 1387 (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Texas 2003) Micro Chemical, Inc. v. Great Plains Chemical Co., Inc., 194 F.3d 1250 (C.A. Fed 1999) Russell v. Panhandle Producing Co., 975 S.W.2d 702 (Tex. App. 1998) Micro Chemical, Inc. v. Great Plains Chemical Co., Inc., 103 F.3d 1538 (C.A. Fed 1997) Dawkins v. Meyer, 825 S.W.2d 444 (Tex. 1992) Transwestern Pipeline Co. v. Blackburn, 931 S.W.2d 72 (Tex. App. 1992) Federal Deposit Ins. Corp v. Irwin, 916 F.2d 1051 (C.A.5 1990) Mewbourne Oil Co. v. Blackburn, 793 S.W.2d 735 (Tex. App. 1990) Brown v. Lair, 742 S.W.2d 432 (Tex. App. 1987) Johnson v. J.M. Huber Corp., 689 S.W.2d 879 (Tex. App. 1985) Pate v. Texline Feed Mills, Inc., 689 S.W.2d 238 (Tex. App 1985).

Representative Clients

Micro Beef Technologies, Wales Madden, Jr., Herring Bank, Enterprise GP Holdings LP, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.

Bar Admissions

State Courts
  • Texas (1973)
U.S. District Courts
  • Northern District of Texas (1974)
U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Fifth Circuit (1981)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit

Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • West Texas A&M University Foundation
  • Amarillo Botanical Gardens
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church
  • American Bar Association, Life Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Member