Willie G Johnson Jr


PRACTICE

Willie G. Johnson, Jr., was admitted to the bar in 2003. Mr. Johnson has engaged in an active litigation practice in the areas of General Civil Litigation/Trial Litigation, Construction Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Products Liability Litigation, Architectural and Design Litigation, Complex Auto Casualty Litigation, Government Liability, Premises Liability, Medical Malpractice Defense, Toxic Tort Litigation, Insurance Subrogation, Complex Subrogations, Collections, Insurance Coverage Litigation, and Real Estate Transactions/Closings/Curative Title Analysis. Mr. Johnson has practices in all State, Appellate, and Federal Courts in Louisiana.

EDUCATION

Tulane University. B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1997
Louisiana State University, Graduate Studies, Chemical Engineering, 1998-2000
University of New Orleans, Graduate Studies, Environmental Engineering, 1997-1998
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 2003; B.C.L., 2003

MEMBERSHIP/AFFILIATIONS

Mr. Johnson is a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute, American Bar Association, Louisiana Municipal Association, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Dean Henry G. McMahon Inn of Court, Baton Rouge and Louisiana State Bar Associations, and the National Association of Subrogation Professionals.
RECENT RULINGS AND LITIGATION:

Thayer v. Equity Office Management, 19th Judicial District Court, Suit# 519,782; Premises Liability Litigation; In representing the commercial defendant, Jury Trial resulted in Defense Verdict; (2008)
Rayford v. City of New Roads, 18th Judicial District Court, Suit# 40,458; Auto Casualty Litigation; In representing the City of New Roads and its employees, Jury Trial resulted in Defense Verdict despite $1.25 Million Demand; (2010)
St. Cyr. v. City of New Roads, Middle District Federal Court, Case# 07-0539; Police Brutality Litigation; In representing New Road’s Police Officers who effectuated a valid arrest; Jury Trial resulted in Defense Verdict despite $1 Million Demand; (2010)
Lisa Johnson v. USAA et al, 19th Judicial District Court, Suit# 594,595 and Appealed to First Circuit Court of Appeal (Case# 2008 CA 2115) and finally Writs were denied by the Louisiana Supreme Court; Personal Liability under Homeowner’s Insurance Policy; in representing Defendants, the District Court granted Motion for Summary Judgment which was appealed by Plaintiff; First Circuit maintained and agreed with the ruling of the District Court; Decision and Ruling were published
PRACTICE AREAS

Casualty Liability
Corporate Litigation and Services
Personal Injury




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