Jeff R. Johnson works in the areas of serious personal injury, medical negligence, civil rights violations and wrongful death claims. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Jeff worked for three years as an Assistant Attorney General for the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. While with the Attorney General, Jeff represented the State on worker’s compensation (work place injuries) and unemployment benefit matters.
Jeff is an active member of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA), the Benton-Franklin County Bar Association, the Yakima County Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington. Previously, he has served as the Southeastern District Representative for the WSBA Young Lawyer Committee.
Jeff received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Washington State University in 2005 and his law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law in 2009. During law school, he worked as a law clerk for the Oregon Department of Justice in its torts and employment law sections and as a Special Deputy District Attorney for the Benton County District Attorney’s office (Corvallis, OR.).
In 2005, Jeff married Andrea, his high school sweetheart. They have two children. Jeff enjoys spending time with his family, playing the guitar and supporting WSU Athletics. He enjoys distance running having completed multiple marathons. Jeff works out of the Yakima, Sunnyside and Tri-Cities Offices (Richland, Kennewick, Pasco).