John Pattiwael, S.H., together with Jhony Mazmur William Manurung, S.H. is the Managing Partner and one of the founders of John, Jhony & Partners (Attorneys at Law) (2017). Throughout his career as a lawyer, John has practiced litigation since 2005 as a public defender at Mawar Saron Legal Aid Institution and being trusted as the Director since 2009 until he completed his appointment in 2017.
He also gained extensive experience as Senior Associate at Hotma Sitompoel & Associates (2008-2017). In pursuing his dedication to human rights & juvenile justice, he has been entrusted to represent the Republic of Indonesia as a speaker on International forums: 8th Australia Community Support Organization (ACSO) International Criminal Justice Conference (Melbourne 2015,3rd Peace & Conflict Resolution Conference (Bangkok 2016) and Side event on the 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (Geneva 2017). His writings have also been incorporated in the publication: “ Promoting Restorative Justice for Children” (pg. 25, box. 15) reported to the UN General Assembly Meeting in New York (2013) by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations on Violence against Children.