John R. Ginn, J.D., Of Counsel
Please Note: As of June 2020, John spends the majority of his time working with Parable, LLC, an affiliated wealth management company, but remains of-counsel to advise clients of Ginn & Patrou, P.A., on a limited basis. As such, as a client you should not assume that John R Ginn is acting as your attorney, unless Mr. Ginn has agreed to act as legal counsel in writing.
On behalf of Parable Wealth Advisors, John R. Ginn serves as a private wealth management advisor to high-net-worth individuals, their families, and their businesses.
With a background in law and estate planning, John is able to give clients a unique perspective on the integration of their wealth management, estate planning, and asset protection.
John was first introduced to investing by his grandfather at a young age where they would frequently watch stock prices scroll across the tv screen and discuss his grandfather’s investments, building a fundamental understanding of investing at a young age.
From there, John obtained a law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University and studied Finance and Accounting at the London School of Economics. After formal education, John eventually co-founded the law firm Ginn & Patrou PA, which focuses its practice in the areas of estate planning, asset protection, and real estate.
After five years in private practice for Ginn & Patrou PA, John continued to pursue his zeal for investing and co-founded the affiliated Registered Investment Advisory firm (RIA) Parable Wealth Advisors. As an investment professional, John strives to be a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to him by his clients and their families.
Philanthropy & Community Involvement:
John is a true local with his family having lived in the area for five generations.
- John is an active member of the Saint Augustine Sunrise Rotary Club
- John serves as a board member for the YMCA and the Hope for Haiti Foundation.
- John serves as a Deacon with Anastasia Baptist Church.
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Ginn & Patrou, P.A will, if appropriate, recommend Parable, LLC to clients in need of advisory services. Parable, LLC will, if appropriate, recommend Ginn & Patrou, P.A to advisory clients in need of legal services. Legal services provided by Ginn & Patrou, P.A are separate and distinct from the advisory services of Parable, LLC, and are provided for separate and typical compensation. There are no referral fee arrangements between Parable, LLC and Ginn & Patrou, P.A for these recommendations. The compensation received by Mr. Ginn in his capacity as an attorney is separate and distinct from the advisory fees charged by Parable, LLC for investment management services. No Parable, LLC client is obligated to use Ginn & Patrou, P.A for any legal services and, conversely, no legal client is obligated to use the advisory services provided by Parable, LLC.
Should a legal client of Ginn & Patrou, P.A., desire to engage the services of Parable Wealth Advisors, an Affiliated Business Disclosure will be required prior to such engagement. If you are a legal client of Ginn & Patrou, P.A., and wish to engage the services of Parable Wealth Advisors, the next step would be to request a copy of our Affiliated Business Disclosure, and to consider reviewing such disclosure with an attorney not affiliated with Ginn & Patrou, P.A. As disclosed in our Affiliated Business Disclosure, please be aware of the fact that If you deal with Parable Wealth Advisors or with John R. Ginn as Parable’s investment advisor representative, you are not dealing with Ginn & Patrou, P.A., as your law firm, or with John R. Ginn as your attorney. With respect to your dealings with Parable Wealth Advisors, you will not have the protections of the attorney-client relationship such as the attorney-client evidentiary privilege or the attorney’s ethical duties of confidentiality and avoidance of conflict of interests. More information on this arrangement can be obtained by requesting a copy of our Affiliated Business Disclosure.