Kim Johnson was born in St. Louis, Missouri. She graduated from DePauw University with a B. Mus. in 1991 and taught music in the public schools for four years before attending law school. She received her J.D. from at the University of Alabama in 1998 (summa cum laude). She served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable W. Harold Albritton III, then-Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama (1998-1999), and for the Honorable Emmett R. Cox, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (1999-2000).
Ms. Johnson is a member of several professional associations, including the Alabama (1998) and Georgia (2000) State Bars, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers’ Association, where she serves on the editorial board for The Verdict magazine. She is an amateur musician, playing violin and viola in chamber ensembles and the Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra. She served as Chair of the Orchestra’s Board, for the 2008-2010 seasons. As a former music teacher, Ms. Johnson is also an avid believer in and supporter of music education and serves on the Board of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestras of Atlanta.
Currently, she is focused on practicing law in the areas of complex litigation, personal injury, products liability, and appellate practice.
• U.S. Supreme Court;
• U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits;
• U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia;
• U.S. Court of Federal Claims;
• Alabama; and