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Oliver Johnson

Oliver Johnson

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Criminal Defense, Family, Military Law

About Me

Oliver Johnson is a well seasoned veteran with 29 years of legal experience that includes hundreds of trials and thousands of cases. He practices exclusively in El Paso and Teller Counties. As a Retired US Army JAG and combat veteran he understands the unique legal problems of military personnel.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
  2. Military Law: 20%
  3. Family: 20%
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%



Hourly ($315-345/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Oliver. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Carl Olaf Graham

    Oliver is an outstanding attorney who knows his stuff. He has a personal charisma, and relates well to clients from all backgrounds. But, more important, he has a head on his shoulders and can think on his feet. We hired him almost six years ago, and he quickly became our most sought-after associate, whom clients request by name.


    Carl Graham Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact Info


128 S Tejon Street, Ste 410
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903-2226




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
U.S. Army Joint Meritorious Service MedalU.S. Army2006
Joint Meritorious Service MedalU.S. Army2005
U.S. Army Meritorious Service MedalU.S. Army2002
U.S. Army Joint Meritorious Service MedalU.S. Army2001
Army Achievement MedalU.S. Army1999
U.S. Army Meritorious Service MedalU.S. Army1998
U.S. Army Meritorious Service MedalU.S. Army1996
Army Commendation MedalU.S. Army1995
Army Commendation MedalU.S. Army1993
Vietnamese Cross of GallantryU.S. Marine Corps1969

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateBlack & Graham, LLC2006 - Present
ColonelCommand Judge Advocate of 651st Regional Support Group2006 - 2008
Military OfficerUnited States Army Reserves1995 - 2006
Chief of Narcotics Prosecution, Director of Juvenile Div.22nd Judicial District Court District Attorney Office1985 - 1995
Public Defender22nd Judicial District Court1982 - 1985
Assistant District AttorneyOrleans Parish District Attorney's Office1980 - 1982


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Louisiana State Bar AssociationBoard of Governors1983 - 1985
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
US Army War CollegeStrategic StudiesMA - Masters2005
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of MarylandGeneral BusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1975