Eric Johnson is a trial lawyer and principal of the Law Offices of Eric Brian Johnson providing legal services in the states of Washington, California, and Minnesota. He is rated 'superb' and 'excellent' in attorney performance and standards by the Avvo.com and the Martindale-Hubbell legal service directories. Mr. Johnson has tried over fifty criminal and civil cases to verdict.
In recent cases, Mr. Johnson has prevailed in jury trials of 15, 21 and 8 days in duration. In another 8 cases, he has gained full or partial dismissals for his clients via motions for summary judgment (e.g., 1) www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx?fid=0d43a005-f749-4b57-bc85-d607f78e687c 2) www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/order-granting-motions-for-summary-judgm-45771/) and has successfully defended cases on appeal including Jaeger v. Cleaver Construction, Inc., 148 Wn.App. 698, 201 P.3d 1028 (2009) and Werner v. Moore (Case No. 12-35875 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, December 3, 2013).
Specialties: Contract and commercial disputes; business and professional liability; products liability; recreational equipment/activity and extreme sport accidents (e.g., personal watercraft; bicycle racing); construction defect claims; construction site accidents; general tort law emphasizing personal injury; employment disputes; workers' compensation; government entity law; hospitality law; property damage caused by fire, flooding, earth movement; insurance claims including subrogation/equitable contribution actions; criminal defense; appellate law.
Washington and California: 1990
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
University of Minnesota Graduate School of Journalism, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
Areas of Practice
- Appellate Practice
- Business Torts
- Construction Law
- Criminal Law
- Military Law
- Personal Injury
- Products Liability
- Professional Malpractice
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