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Linda Johnson is a partner of Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP and is a member of the litigation and appeals departments.  Linda handles personal injury cases such as automobile injuries and slips, trips and falls, and other types of civil litigation.  She is on the appellate counsel panel of the New York State Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Third Judicial Department. She is an editor and monthly author for the Broome County Bar Association's "Bar Notes" publication. In April 2011, Ms. Johnson was appointed by the New York State Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Third Judicial Department to serve on the Character & Fitness Committee for the Sixth Judicial District for a 5-year term. In August 2011, Ms. Johnson was elected as an officer of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association, and currently serves as the Association’s President.


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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 30%
    14 years, 10 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    14 years, 10 cases
  3. Appeals: 25%
    14 years, 10 cases
  4. Litigation: 20%
    14 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($225-325/hour)

Payment types:

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  • John Henry Fisher

    I've worked with Linda at several trial lawyer workshops and I have been impressed by her dedication to her clients and her commitment to improving her trial skills. Linda has a bright future as a trial lawyer for injury victims.


    John Fisher Medical Malpractice Attorney
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Contact info

Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP

P.O. Box 379
West Sand Lake, NY, 12196


NYCurrently registered 200203/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Carol S. Knox Capital District Family Friendly Employer AwardCapital District Women's Bar Association2012
Devoted Service to Centennial Celebration CommitteeBroome County Bar Association2006
Outstanding Managing EditorAlbany Law Review2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP2003 - Present
Appellate Court AttorneyNew York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division Third Department2009 - 2010
AttorneyO'Connor, Gacioch, Pope & Tait, LLP2001 - 2003
Benefits SpecialistGeneral Electric Co.1996 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Albany County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Capital District Women's Bar AssociationRecording Secretary2011 - Present
Rensselaer County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of CommerceMember2010 - Present
Broome County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Satra Realty, LLC v Knovel Corp. (2012 NY Slip Op. 2372)Reversed on appeal in favor of Linda B. Johnson's client, Knovel Corp.
Thomas Brightman v Archie B Hackett, Jr., 81 AD2d 1200 (3d Dept 2011)Linda B. Johnson successfully opposed the appeal on behalf of her client Archie B. Hackett, Jr.
Small Business Loan Source, LLC v 4 Dogs of Syracuse, LLC, 81 AD3d 1390 (4th Dept 2011), leave denied 17 NY3d 707 (2011)Linda B. Johnson successfully opposed the appeal by appellant on behalf of her client, Joseph Kessler.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Broome County Bar AssociationBar Notes2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Siena CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Trial TacticsAdvanced Trial Tactics2012