Jody L. Johnson

Jody L. Johnson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Dallas, TX

Jody Lynn Johnson, P.C.
 | 17480 Dallas Parkway, Suite 109
Dallas, TX 75287
Phone: 972-464-2727
Fax: 972-464-2724
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
Attorney Profile

I help clients who want to avoid prolonged conflict, and create solutions for moving forward in a manner that is private and respectful of each other and their children. I am Board Certified in Family Law and have received Master Credentials in Collaborative Divorce from Collaborative Divorce Texas.

About Jody Johnson

Admitted: 1983, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.jljfamilylaw.com/index.php/about-me/jodys-bio

Honors/Awards:

  • Named to this list in the area of Collaborative Law, Lawyer of the Year, U.S. News & World Report, 2018
  • Highest award possible in legal ethics and competence by my peers, AV Preeminent Pear Review Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2017
  • Named to this list for Collaborative Law, Lawyer of the Year, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is being honored as a "Lawyer of the Year", "Lawyer of the Year" for Dallas/For Worth, U.S. News and Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 22nd Edition of "The Best Lawyers in America" for the following practice areas:  Collaborative Law:  Family Law and  Family Law, Best Lawyers' 2016 , U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2016
  • Best Lawyers, D Magazine, 2016
  • Award based on Client Reviews for Quality of Service, Overall Value, Responsiveness, and Communication Ability (Rated 4.5 out of 5.0), Client Distinction Award, Martindale Hubbell, 2013
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell, 2011
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell, 2010
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell, 2009
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell, 2008
  • Best Lawyer in Dallas, D Magazine, 2008
  • Best Lawyer in Dallas, D Magazine, 2007
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell, 2007
  • Top 50 Women Lawyers, Texas Super Lawyer, 2006
  • Top 100 Texas Lawyers (Dallas-For Worth Region), Texas Super Lawyers, 2006
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Law Firms, Martindale Hubbell, 2006
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell, 2005
  • Top 50 Women Lawyers, Texas Super Lawyer, 2005
  • Best Lawyers in America (Collaborative Law), Best Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America (Collaborative Law - Family Law), Best Lawyers
  • "AV" rated attorney, Martindale Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Inducted into the Inaugural class of Master Credentialed Collaborative Professionals by Collaborative Divorce Texas. Achievement of this designation demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of collaborative practice, and the highest level (Master) denotes meeting all of the requirements to be credentialed and significant additional case experience, as well as notable leadership and service to the collaborative community divorce community., 2017
  • Board Certified in Family Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1988

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of The Collaborative Alliance
  • Member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member and past Trustee of the Board (2006-2007) of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
  • Past Volunteer Associate Judge for Dallas County Family Law Courts
  • Member of the District 6 Grievance Committee (1995 - 2001)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Participant in Dallas Alliance of Collaborative Law Professionals Dallas County Pro Bono Project

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • I have spoken on many occasions to professional organizations, and at various family law seminars to other family law practitioners on various substantive family law and collaborative law topics.  Please contact me directly for detailed information.

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • The vast majority of my clients resolve their family law issues by settlement or confidentially in the the collaborative law process and prefer that their settlements be kept confidential.

Representative Clients:

  • I represent a wide variety of clients from various backgrounds, including homemakers, professional men and women, business owners, professional athletes, and grandparents

Educational Background:

  • B.A., University of Minnesota (Phi Beta Kappa), 1980
Office Location for Jody L. Johnson

17480 Dallas Parkway
Suite 109
Dallas, TX 75287

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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