Richard B. Johnson

Richard B. Johnson

Partner
Location:
Charlotte, North Carolina
Phone:
877-851-1934
704-323-7833
Fax:
704-358-0536
Email:

Richard B. Johnson was born in Bristol, PA and raised in Levittown, Pa, a suburb of Philadelphia. He earned a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology and practiced as a mental health therapist for 13 years prior to attending law school. He attended Rutgers University Law School and graduated in 2000.
Richard clerked for the Honorable Raymond T. Hayser of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Court Division from 2000 to 2001. He then moved to Charlotte, NC in 2001 and practiced with Shapack & Shapack, PA from 2002 to 2008 and from 2008 through June 2015 was a solo practitioner. He primarily focuses on domestic law and has experience with criminal and personal injury, and has a number of appeals that have resulted in written opinions.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Domestic

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2000
  • North Carolina, 2001

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2000
  • Rider University , Lawrenceville, New Jersey
    • M.A., Master of Arts - 1991
    • Major: Counseling Psychology

Representative Cases

  • Ellis v. Ellis, COA14-151, NC, 2014
  • Thomas v. Williams, COA15-37, NC, 2015
  • Metz v. Metz, 711 S.E. 2d. 737, NC, 2011

Representative Clients

  • Ellis v. Ellis, COA14-151, NC, 2014
  • Thomas v. Williams, COA15-37, NC, 2015
  • Metz v. Metz, 711 S.E. 2d. 737, NC, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association, 2001 - Present
  • Mecklenburg, 2001 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • The Law Office of Richard B. Johnson, Owner, 2008 - 2015
  • Shapack & Shapack, Associate , 2002 - 2008
  • Honorable Raymond T. Hayser of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Court Division, Clerk, 2000 - 2001

Languages

  • English