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Diana Rugh Johnson

Diana Rugh Johnson

Practice areas:

Child Abuse, Social Security, Appeals

About Me

As a former biochemist, I am uniquely qualified to handle SSI, disability, and medically complicated child welfare cases. These cases require excellent critical thinking skills as well as the ability to read and understand complex medical records. This is my skill set and these cases are my passion.



Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Social Security: 45%
  2. Child Abuse: 45%
  3. Appeals: 10%



Hourly ($250-300/hour), Contingent (25%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • David Alfred Carroll

    Diana is a very knowledgeable attorney with a firm grasp of all issues relating to Dependency, Child Abuse and Endangerment. She has a superior working knowledge of the complex medical issues faced by parents in many cases of alleged child abuse. I am happy to endorse Diana. As an attorney with over twenty years of practice representing parents in Dependency cases myself, I can strongly recommend Diana. I wish you all the best. David A. Carroll, Attorney, Pensacola


    David Carroll Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

PO Box 170087
Atlanta, GA, 30317



GAActive Member in Good Standing 200508/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Stephen Cahn Outstanding Young Lawyer AwardNational Association of Counsel for Children2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyDiana Rugh Johnson, PC2008 - Present
Of CounselWilliams & Zaic, LLC2005 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Georgia Association of Counsel for ChildrenBoard of Directors2012 - Present
ABA Parent Representation ProjectSteering Committee Member2012 - Present
Supreme Court Committee on Justice for ChildrenMember2011 - Present
Children's Justice Act Advisory CommitteeMember2009 - Present
National Association of Counsel for ChildrenMember2009 - Present
Parent Attorney Advocacy CommitteeMember2008 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In the Interest of S.D., a childReversed

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Publication NameTitleDate
Georgia Bar JournalGeorgia's Juvenile Code: New Law for the New Year2013
Children's Rights Litigation JournalConference Provides Resources for Parents' Attorneys2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Clemson UniversityBiochemistryMS - Master of Science2000