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Roger C Johnson

Roger C Johnson

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Birth Injury

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About Me

Roger C. Johnson founded the law firm of Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot in September of 1979. His practice focuses on all types of plaintiff personal injury litigation.  


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Personal Injury: 34%
  2. Birth Injury: 33%
  3. Brain Injury: 33%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • William P. Lightfoot

    I endorse this lawyer because he is ehtical, smart, hard working, compassionate and a great trial lawyer. He cares about all of his clients and equally treats each client as if the cient's case was the most important matter.


    William Lightfoot Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Koonz McKenney Johnson Depaolis & Lightfoot - Washington Dc Office, Johnson Roger C

2001 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC, 20006



DCActive 197705/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
RecognitionBest Lawyers2012
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2012
RecognitionAmerica's Best Lawyers2012
RecognitionBest Lawyers2011
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2011
Recognized as being in the "Top 1% of Personal Injury Lawyers"Washingtonian Magazine2011
RecognitionAmerica's Best Lawyers2011
RecognitionAmerica's Best Lawyers2010
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2010
RecognitionBest Lawyers2010
RecognitionBest Lawyers2009
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2009
RecognitionAmerica's Best Lawyers2009
RecognitionAmerica's Best Lawyers2008
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2008
RecognitionAmerica's Best Lawyes2007
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Chairman, Legal Matters ComiteeCentury National Bank1994 - Present
Chairman, Endowment FoundationMetropolitan Memorial Methodist Church1992 - 2012
DirectorCentury National Bank1987 - Present
DelegateJudicial Conference of the District of Columbia1981 - 1989
Founding PartnerKoonz, McKenney, Johnson, De Paolis & Lighftoot1979 - Present
Law Clerk to the Honorable George H. RevercombSuperior Court Of The District Of Columbia1977 - 1978


Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Society of BarristersMember2006 - Present
District of Columbia Trial Lawyers AssociationServed as a Member of the Board of the Governors1992 - 1998
District of Columbia Trial Lawyers Association.MemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaMemberN/A
DC Circuit Court Judicial ConferenceParticipantN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.MemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Truck AccidentLargest Settlement in DC History
WMATA Bus Accident$500,000
$5.5 Million Dollar Settlement- Pedestrian Accident$5.5 million

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Publication NameTitleDate
The Washington PostThe Man Who Makes Them PayN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of MichiganLawJD - Juris Doctor1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
DC Bar Continuing Legal Education ProgramNegotiating Settlements1994
Mediation/ Settlement TechniquesInstructor to the attorney neutral evaluators and mediators who serve in Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division of the Superior Court of the District of ColumbiaN/A