Greg Johnson graduated Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 2009 as well as a minor in Political Science. In 2013, Mr. Johnson went on to graduate from Mercer Law School in Macon. While at Mercer, Mr. Johnson was part of the National Trial Competition Mock Trial Team as well as the ABA Labor and Employment Mock Trial Team. Additionally, he competed in the 2012 Charleston School of Law Moot Court Competition.
While in school, Mr. Johnson interned for the District Attorney’s Office in Rome, Georgia and in Macon, Georgia. After law school, he accepted a position as an Assistant District Attorney in the Cordele Judicial Circuit. Following his time in Cordele, Mr. Johnson moved to Columbus to join the Public Defender’s Office for the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit. During this time, he had numerous jury trials, ranging from simple misdemeanors to complex felony cases. Given that Mr. Johnson has been on both sides of the aisle, he brings a unique perspective to our Firm.
Also, while in Columbus, he has been an active participant in the Columbus Inn of Court and was named as a 2016 Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine. When not at work, you can usually find Mr. Johnson fly fishing in a north Georgia river or hiking with his wife, Julie Johnson, and their golden retriever, Webster.