Donald E. Johnson Jr.
University of Wyoming, J.D., 1971
Lewis & Clark College and
University of Colorado, B.A., 1968
All Colorado State Courts
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Marine Corps. 1966-1968
Affiliations and Memberships
- Colorado Bar Association (1971-present)
- Board of Governors (1997-2002)
- Larimer County Bar Association (1971-present)
- Executive Committee (1975-1976, 1978-1979, and 1991-2002)
- President (1995-1996)
- American Bar Association (1971-2007)
- Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (1982-present)
Areas of Practice
- Family Law
- Civil Litigation
- Criminal and Juvenile cases
Don Johnson handles complex family law matters, as well as some general civil and criminal litigation.
A former Sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps, Don excels in the courtroom with his superb trial and cross examination skills. Prior to joining the firm, Don served as a Deputy District Attorney and Chief Deputy District Attorney for the Larimer County District Attorney’s Office, prosecuting major felonies. Don also served as an Assistant Municipal Judge in Loveland Colorado from 1972 to 1973. Don has taught Business Law courses at Aims Community College, authored articles for the Colorado District Attorney’s Evidence Manual, and lectured at the Regional Homicide School in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Don was listed in “Who’s Who in American Law” from 1985-1986 and from 2002-2003 and in “Who’s Who in America” from 2005-2007. Finally, Don was named a Super Lawyer in Colorado in 2006 and received the Larimer County Bar Association Professionalism Award in 2008. Don maintains an AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated Status with Martindale-Hubbell which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics.