Our office is currently closed to the public because of Sonoma County’s Shelter-in-Place order. However, please know that we are staying in close contact with client needs. Attorneys and staff are working remotely and closely monitoring messages left either on the general voicemail box or individual’s voice mail and returning your calls. We are also closely monitoring emails. You may find attorney email addresses on this website. If you know the person you would like to email, the address is the person’s last firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also email email@example.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. We want you to know, we are open for business, just not on-site. Take care in these challenging times.
Actualmente, nuestra oficina está cerrada al público debido a la orden de Albergarse en su lugar de residencia del Condado de Sonoma. Sin embargo, sepa que estamos en contacto cercano con las necesidades de nuetros clientes. Los abogados y el personal trabajan de forma remota y supervisan de cerca los mensajes que se dejan en el buzón de correo de voz general o en el correo de voz individual y devuelven sus llamadas. También estamos monitoreando de cerca los correos electrónicos. Puede encontrar las direcciones de correo electrónico de los abogados en este sitio web. Si conoce a la persona a la que le gustaría enviar un correo electrónico, la dirección es el apellido de la firstname.lastname@example.org. También puede enviar un correo electrónico a email@example.com y su solicitud se enviará a la persona adecuada. Queremos que sepa que estamos abiertos a los negocios, pero no en el sitio. Cuídese en estos tiempos difíciles.
Mr. Johnson’s exclusive field of practice is Family Law. He represents clients in all areas of family law, including custody, child support, spousal support, property value, characterization and division, business valuation, and litigation, among others.
Mr. Johnson has practiced law since 1984, first as a naval officer for the United States Navy Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG), then in the area of civil litigation, and now exclusively as a family law attorney. He is the 2014 honoree of the Rex Sater Award for Excellence in Family Law and a AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated attorney*. Additionally, Mr. Johnson has been selected each year since 2004 as a Super Lawyer of Northern California Super Lawyer of Northern California (Super Lawyers magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers and through their independent research.)
Mr. Johnson has unique and extensive experience in the field of litigation, having defended military service members in 12 jury and 50+ court trials as a defense counsel for the JAG Corps, 19 jury trials as a civil attorney and over 50 court trials as a family law attorney. Mr. Johnson has also taken over 1,000 depositions and mediated/arbitrated over 100 matters.
In addition to Mr. Johnson’s extensive litigation experience, he is and has been a moderator or panelist for several family law presentations over the past several years, including:
Mr. Johnson is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Bar Association and a serves on the Sonoma County Bar Association Education Committee. Mr. Johnson has been involved with Legal Aid of Sonoma County for many years, most recently as a member of its Board of Directors (2002-2008). In 2004 and 2005, he received the Legal Aid Service Award for most significant contributions to Legal Aid for those years.
In re Marriage of Davenport (2011) 194 Cal.App.4th 1507
The Use of Technology in Family Law Litigation; Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters publication (2010).
*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.