James F. Johnson

(Retired January 1, 2002)


University of Virginia, B.A., 1962

University of Virginia, LL.B., 1965


U. S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, Honorable Herbert S. Boreman, Law Clerk 1965-66

Bar & Court Admissions:

Virginia, 1965

U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

U. S. District Court, Western District of Virginia

U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia

Honors, Awards & Affiliations:

Listed in “The Best Lawyers in America,” 2001-2006

University of Virginia Law Review

Editorial Board, 1963-1964

Managing Board, 1964-1965

Roanoke Bar Association

President, 1992-1993

Legal Aid Society of the Roanoke Valley

President, 1979-1980

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers

International Society of Barristers

American Board of Trial Advocates

Judicial Conference of the Fourth Circuit

Fellow: Virginia Law Foundation

National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel