Andrea M. Johnson was born in the metro-Atlanta area. She graduated with a Bachelor's in Political Science from Columbus State University and later attended Mercer University School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctorate.
Since graduating from law school, Attorney Johnson has been practicing in the area of family law. She has tried divorce and modification actions all over the metropolitan Atlanta area as well as around the entire state of Georgia . While she is no stranger to the courtroom, Attorney Johnson represents each client individually and has had great success in settling cases outside of the courtroom to the satisfaction of many clients. Over the recent years, Ms. Johnson has also been appointed in several counties to serve as a guardian ad litem in highly contested custody matters. She finds serving the best interests of a child to be very fulfilling both professionally and personally. Additionally, Ms. Johnson is an appointed Child Advocate Lawyer for the Jackson County Juvenile Court and regularly serves the children of that county who have been remove from their homes and need their voices to be heard.
Additionally, Ms. Johnson's estate planning practice is designed to help clients customize their estate plans according to individual needs. Whether that includes preserving a child's inheritance after a divorce or ensuring that your healthcare wishes are met, Ms. Johnson recognizes that estate planning is not a one-size-fits-all practice and she focuses on individualization for each client based on their needs.
Finally, if you have been in a car accident and want an honest, yet aggressive lawyer, Ms. Johnson can help you! Her first job in the legal field was during her law school years when she clerked for an insurance defense firm. She quickly became familiar with excuses and loop holes used by insurance companies to avoid payment. Following graduation from law school, she went to work for a small firm with a personal injury practice. Her knowledge of insurance defense was of great value to the firm as she transitioned to Plaintiff's work. Ms. Johnson's personal injury work is focused on motor vehicle accidents.
Ms. Johnson has worked in small boutique firms and she served for over eight years with a large international firm. Over the years, she has come to learn that it is not the size of the firm, but the quality of representation that counts. That is why she focuses to make her clients her number one priority!!
Attorney Johnson has been appointed to serve as a mentor for new attorneys through the Georgia State Bar Association.
Attorney Johnson focuses on ethical representation and is committed to honesty and integrity with each client she represents.
Ms. Johnson has office space in Lawrenceville, Cumming, and the Cobb Galleria area.
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2003||07/02/2020|
|Founding Principal||Law Office of Andrea M. Johnson, LLC||2015 - Present|
|Senior Attorney and Assistant Litigation Manager||Cordell & Cordell, P.C.||2007 - 2015|
|Associate Attorney||Chiu & Associates||2005 - 2007|
|Associate Attorney||Baum, McGahren & Chiu, LLC||2002 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Dads Divorce||Separate Maintenance Orders Versus Legal Separation||2013|
|Dads Divorce||Are Divorce Decrees Enforceable from State to State?||2013|
|Dads Divorce||Will I Be Ordered to Pay for College?||2011|
|Dads Divorce||Can the Court Order Me to Pay Child Support Beyond the Age of 18?||2011|
|Dads Divorce||What Happens if I Fail to Pay Child Support||2011|
|Dads Divorce||Options for Child Support When Unemployed||2011|
|Dads Divorce||Courtroom Behavior||2011|
|Dads Divorce||Child Custody: My Child Wants to Live with Me||2011|
|Dads Divorce||Income Deduction Orders for Child Support||2011|
|Dads Divorce||Will I Have to Pay Alimony?||2011|
|Dads Divorce||How to Devise a Holiday Parenting Plan||2011|
|Dads Divorce||Tax Considerations in the Negotiation of a Divorce Settlement||2010|
|Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Columbus State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1998|
|Joe Cordell's Book Tour||Mistakes Men Make During Divorces - Spoke with Joe Cordell to address Georgia Specific issues||2010|
|Dad's Divorce Seminar||Issues Men Face in Divorces||2009|
|Wineger v. Lowry||Successfully defended a trial court's grant of primary physical custody to the father|
|Williams v. Weeks||The trial court did restore the mother's primary physical custody of the Minor Children. Father appealed. The decision was upheld by the Court of Appeals.|
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