John Hellerman

Hellerman Communications LLC
Organization Type: Consulting Firm
Position/Title: President
Functional Area: Public Relations
Year of Induction: 2008

5335 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Suite 640
Washington, DC 20015-2030

Mobile Phone: 202.841.8153
Business Phone: 202.274.4751
Fax: 202.274.4754


As Co-Founder of Hellerman Baretz Communications, John Hellerman has solidified his status as an expert at creating strategic communication campaigns on behalf of partners and niche practices at the world’s leading law firms. Dubbed a “PR whiz” and “top media relations pro” by both Law Practice Management and PR Week magazines, John helps his clients own their markets by consistently providing new ideas and superior strategic advice.

John is also President of the Board of Directors of The Reading Connection. This is a non-profit literacy organization dedicated to bringing books and a lifelong love of reading to children in crisis. The group reads books aloud in fourteen housing shelters in DC.

He has advised attorneys and executives on effective ways to manage high-profile, high-stakes, litigation public relations needs. He has placed stories about his clients and their work in nearly every major media outlet. John’s contributions to the legal industry are innumerable and over the past decade he has established himself as a luminary in the legal marketing sector.

He brings this wealth of experience to the College. Welcome John.
— 2008