John Handscomb is a founding principal of Franklin & Prokopik and has practiced in the areas of workers’ compensation and employers’ liability for more than 25 years.  During law school, he was a Law Achievement Workshop Scholar for Professor James May in the Law Achievement Workshop program for two years.

Awards and Distinctions

  • Selected to Maryland Super Lawyers for Workers’ Compensation 2015 – 2024


John is an adjunct professor at the Community College of Baltimore County where he teaches Civil Procedure, Business Law and Workers’ Compensation. He is also a member of the College’s Legal Studies Advisory Board.

John has previously served as a member of the American Inns of Court and the National Law Foundation.  He has spoken on a variety of topics involving workers’ compensation before local and national groups.