John Covington Overfield was born in Nashville, Tennessee.
Since moving to Greensboro, John has been very actively involved in the community.
He has served as the
- President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Greensboro Bar Association
- President of the Triad Business and Professional Guild
- Founding Board Member of Triad Equality Alliance
- President of the College Park Neighborhood Association
- Board Member of North Carolina GALA
- Board Member of NC Institute for Equal Rights
- Chairperson of the North Carolina Bar Association Answering the Call Committee
- Chairperson of the North Carolina Bar Association Pre Law Counseling Committee
- Member of the United Arts Council Grant Allocation Committee
- Board of Directors of the Eastern Music Festival.