Harry S. Johnson
Year Joined Firm: 2019
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana
Direct Phone: 318.545.3716
Toll Free Phone: 888.501.7888
Paralegal: Leslie Brantley
About Harry S. Johnson
A native of Shreveport, Harry Johnson obtained his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University in 2009 and law degree from Louisiana State University in 2013. Upon graduating law school, Harry clerked for the Louisiana Supreme Court for Justice Scott J. Crichton and entered private practice in 2015. Harry joins Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys as a seasoned trial attorney, having tried cases to successful verdicts before both judge and jury. Harry has handled hundreds of personal injury claims, including 18 wheeler, commercial vehicle and auto accidents, oilfield accidents, wrongful death cases, premises liability cases, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, sexual assault and battery and corporate malfeasance. He has successfully argued and won over fifty pre-trial motions in both state and federal district court, and has found further success with winning arguments and briefs before the Second Circuit Court of Appeal and Louisiana Supreme Court. Harry has also given continuing legal education presentations to other lawyers on complex procedural matters and practical tips on building a successful personal injury case from start to finish.
Harry is a fierce protector of justice on behalf of his clients. Some of his notable achievements include:
- Part of legal team that obtained $36,000,000.00 settlement for a father and son who suffered traumatic brain injury working on an oilfield jobsite in Desoto Parish.
- Numerous nursing home negligence and medical malpractice settlements in excess of $300,000.00.
- Obtained thousands of dollars in sanctions against defense attorneys for non-compliance with discovery rules, awarded by a United States District Court Magistrate Judge.
Harry is married to his high-school sweetheart, Amanda, and they have one child. Harry enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, writing and playing music on his guitar and piano, and duck hunting.
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Louisiana Supreme Court
Louisiana State University Law School, 2013
Washington and Lee University, 2009
Areas of Practice
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