Lisa L. Johnson

Lisa L. Johnson

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Lexington, Kentucky
Phone:
859-554-4691
Fax:
859-201-1030
Email:

Currently Miss Johnson serves as a Trial Commissioner for the Kentucky Bar Association appointed by the Kentucky Supreme Court to hear and decide cases brought by the Kentucky Bar Association against attorneys accused of ethical violations. This is a voluntary position. Miss Johnson is active at Christ Church Cathedral and is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Lexington.

Previously Miss Johnson has held the following community board appointments and positions:

-President, Fayette County Bar Association
-Chrysalis House Board Member
-God's Pantry Board Member
-Chair, Family Law Section-Fayette County Bar Association
-Bluegrass Trust for Historic Preservation, Board Member
-Chair, Preview Party Bluegrass Trust for Historic Preservation
-Appointed by the Kentucky Cabinet Secretary for Families and Children to Legislative Workgroup to investigate Adult and Child Protective Services and Child Fatality Cases for children in Foster Care.
-Appointed to Court Improvement Project for Court Designated Workers.
-Committee Member for Fayette Circuit Court Committee establishing Kid's Time and Tween Time programs for children of Divorcing Parents in Fayette County.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Marital Dissolution
  • Child Custody
  • Division of Assets
  • Appeals in Family Law Cases

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Trained Mediator, 1995 - Present

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1991

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1987
    • Honors: National Team Alternate, Moot Court Board
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
    • B.A. - 1984
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Member, Board of Governors
  • Fayette County Bar, Member, Board of Governors
  • Fayette County Bar Association, President
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair
  • Fayette Circuit Court Committee, Committee Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Judge Charles Tackett, Fayette Circuit Judge (retired), 1988 - 1990
  • Landrum and Shouse, Associate Attorney, 1991 - 1994

Pro Bono Activities

  • Junior League of Lexington
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Chrysalis House, Board Member
  • God's Pantry, Board Member
  • Bluegrass Trust for Historic Preservation, Board Member
  • Preview Party Bluegrass Trust for Historic Preservation, Chair