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Valerie Johnson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Durham, NC

Johnson & Groninger PLLC
300 Blackwell St, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-240-4054
Fax: 888-412-0421
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017, 2019 - 2022
Licensed in North Carolina Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Valerie Johnson graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 1987 and from UNC School of Law with honors in 1994. Valerie joined the firm of Patterson Harkavy and litigated cases around the state of North Carolina.  Since 2011 Valerie has practiced in Durham at Copeley Johnson & Groninger PLLC, now Johnson & Groninger. Valerie is Board Certified in Workers' Compensation Law. Since 2003 she has taught trial advocacy at the UNC School of Law.  She has taught workers' compensation law at the Wake Forest University School of Law. Valerie serves on the board of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and was the chairman of the Workers' Compensation Section. She is the co-editor of North Carolina Workers' Compensation Law: A Practical Guide to Success at Every Stage of a Claim, published by LexisNexis and now in its 3rd edition.

Certificates and Credentials

About Valerie Johnson

First Admitted: 1994, North Carolina

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Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Workers' Compensation Law, 2000

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Received the Charles L. Becton Award from the North Carolina Advocates for Justice., 2021

Industry Groups

  • Factory Workers
  • State Employees
  • Union

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Office Location for Valerie Johnson

300 Blackwell St
Suite 101
Durham, NC 27701

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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