Qualifications

Qualifications

EDUCATION

  • Baton Rouge High School (1972)
  • Southern University, Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering (1977)
  • Southern University Law Center, Juris Doctorate - Cum laude (1984)
  • Christian Bible College, Master of Divinity (2005)

CONTINUED EDUCATION

  • Death Penalty Defense Law & Mitigation; Chicago, Illinois; DePaul University, College of Law (2007)
  • Death Penalty College; Santa Clara, California; Santa Clara University (2007)
  • Death Penalty Seminar; Louisiana Public Defender Association; Marksville, Louisiana (2007)
  • National Criminal Defense College; Mercer Law School; Macon, Georgia (2008)
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Legislative Committee (2008)
  • Death Penalty Seminar; Louisiana Public Defender Association; Marksville, Louisiana (2009)
  • East Baton Rouge Parish Minister's Conference (2010)

WORK HISTORY

  • Johnson & Lavergne Law Offices (1984 - 1987)
  •  Louisiana  Department of Justice - Assistant Attorney General (1987-1989)
  • Johnson & Associates, LLC (1987 - present)

CIVIC, PROFESSIONAL AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and Federal Bar Association
  • East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Member, District 5 (1989 - 1995)
  • Baton Rouge Recreation and Parks Commission; Board Representative (1989-1992)
  •  NAACP Member

PERSONAL

  • Married to Andrea Johnson
  • Five daughters and four grandchildren
  • Assistant Pastor of New Rising Sun Baptist Church
  • Pro Life
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