Mrs. Johnson has years of trial experience as both a Deputy Attorney General for the State of California and a Judge Advocate General in the United States Navy. She now focuses her practice on complex business litigation and civil rights matters. She also has experience representing clients in family law matters.
Prior to joining Johnson Fistel, Mrs. Johnson was a Deputy Attorney General for the State of California for over twelve years where she primarily litigated civil rights cases through trial. In addition, Mrs. Johnson served as a Judge Advocate General in the United States Navy for close to ten years where she achieved the rank of Lieutenant Commander. While in the Navy, Mrs. Johnson represented hundreds of sailors and marines in criminal proceedings through verdict, administrative boards, and disability hearings.
Professional Qualifications and Activities: Mrs. Johnson was admitted to the bar for the State of Minnesota in May of 2000, and to the bar of the State of California in 2005. Additionally, Mrs. Johnson is admitted to practice in the following courts:
- All courts in State of California
- All courts in State of Minnesota
- The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- The United States District Court for the Southern, Central, Eastern, and Northern Districts of California
Education: Mrs. Johnson received her Juris Doctor degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2000. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1996.