Zachary Everett Johnson

Zachary E. Johnson grew up in Dallas and graduated from Highland Park High School in 2000.

LocationDallas, Texas

Phone 214-965-9999

Fax214-965-9500

Emailzach@dallasprobate.com

He attended and played football at Columbia University, where he graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Mr. Johnson graduated with honors from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in May 2009. He is licensed to practice law in Texas and is admitted to practice before the Northern District of Texas. Mr. Johnson has been practicing with the firm since January 2010.

Before law school, Mr. Johnson spent two years in New York City working with two law firms, Cooper & Dunham, LLP and Mayer Brown, LLP. At Cooper & Dunham, Mr. Johnson assisted in all stages of foreign patent prosecution. While at Mayer Brown, Mr. Johnson worked within a group that specialized in labor and employment litigation.

While in law school, Mr. Johnson completed an externship for Justice Douglas S. Lang of the 5th District Court of Appeals in Dallas and spent a semester as a student attorney in the SMU Small Business Clinic. He volunteered time at the Housing Crisis Center and mentored local elementary school students through the Dallas Kid’s Project.

Education

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D. cum laude – 2009
  • Columbia University, New York, New York
    • B.A. – 2004
    • Major: Economics

Litigation Percentage

95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Areas of Practice

  • Probate Litigation
  • Estate
  • Trust
  • Guardianship
  • Fiduciary Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas State Bar, Dallas Bar Association – Probate Section, Member, 2009 – 2011
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Member, 2009 – 2011

Pro Bono Activities

Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, 2010 – 2011

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

$294k

Survivorship
Account Dispute

$421k

Contest to
Trust Amendment

$100M

Estate Worth Post-
Death Marital Disupte

$20M

Estate Worth
Will Contest

$1M

Will Contest
Jury Trial

$1.2M

Default Judgement
& Obtained Take Nothing Judgment

$1.1M

Will Contest Jury Trial

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