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Leigh Ellen Johnson

Leigh Ellen Johnson

Practice areas:

Family, Estate Planning

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About Me

Leigh E. Johnson is a strong and effective advocate who  places great  emphasis on customer service and satisfaction. The Law Offices of Leigh E. Johnson is dedicated to listening to your needs, assessing the current law, and obtaining the results you want. We are skilled at assisting our clients in putting their lives back on track. Our purpose is to help families in crises move forward by providing legal services and solutions. We offer a collaborative approach to problem solving while educating our clients and keeping them informed.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Family: 90%
    12 years
  2. Estate Planning: 10%
    6 years



Hourly ($300-350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Gary D Sparks

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Leigh is an extremely talented and skillful family law attorney who advocates tirelessly for her clients while maintaining the highest level of integrity. I have known Leigh for a number of years now and also had a case opposite her several years ago. I would not hesitate to refer a potential client to this terrific attorney.


    Gary Sparks Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Paul Henry Nathan

    I endorse this lawyer. Simply the best at everything she does. She is the example of a dedicated advocate.


    Paul Nathan Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Leigh E. Johnson Law Offices

3150 Hilltop Mall Road
Suite 62
Richmond, CA, 94806-1921



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Specialist Family LawThe California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization2009
Family Law Trial Advocacy InstituteAmerican Bar Association, Family Law Section2009
Representing the Whole ChildNational Institute of Trial Advocacy2008
Child Advocacy InstituteNational Institute of Trial Advocacy2006
Building Trial SkillsNational Institute of Trial Advocacy2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Leigh E. Johnson, A Professional Corporation2003 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Early Childhood Mental Health ProgramBoard of Directors2009 - Present
Association of Certified Family Law SpecialistsMember2009 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember2008 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2008 - Present
Rotary International Richmond, CAMember2006 - Present
Northern District of the U.S. District CourtMember2003 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitMember2003 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John F. Kennedy University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor- Cum Laude2003
California State University, HaywardBiological SciencesBachelor’s Degree1999
Merritt College OaklandSocial WorkAssociate Degree1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Family Law LuncheonDiversity and Cultural Differences in Family Law2009