John P. Given is an attorney in Los Angeles, California, with a solo public interest practice focusing on land use and zoning, environmental law including the California Environmental Quality Act and California Coastal Act, the California Public Records Act, and civil rights.
Before practicing law, John was a successful composer and won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction and Composition for his contributions to “Disney’s Aladdin” television series.
John is currently a Vice President of the Federation of Hillside and Federation Associations, Inc., an environmentally-minded community organization centered on issues related to the Santa Monica Mountains and other hillside areas of Los Angeles. In his free time, John is an avid cyclist and hiker. Climate Ride Bar Harbor to Boston will be his fifth Climate Ride!