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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


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

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  • 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.


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Contact info

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

2001 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC, 20006


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
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Recognized as being in the "Top 1% of Personal Injury Lawyers"Washingtonian Magazine2011
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Chairman, Legal Matters ComiteeCentury National Bank1994 - Present
DirectorCentury National Bank1987 - Present
Founding PartnerKoonz, McKenney, Johnson, De Paolis & Lighftoot1979 - Present
Chairman, Endowment FoundationMetropolitan Memorial Methodist Church1992 - 2012
DelegateJudicial Conference of the District of Columbia1981 - 1989
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 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
District of Columbia Trial Lawyers AssociationServed as a Member of the Board of the Governors1992 - 1998
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Texas Airline Crash$2 million
$13.2 Million Dollar Verdict13.2 Million Dollar Verdict
Truck AccidentLargest Settlement in DC History
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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 Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - 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