Greg Johnson graduated Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 2009 as well as a minor in Political Science. In 2013, Mr. Johnson went on to graduate from Mercer Law School in Macon. While at Mercer, Mr. Johnson was part of the National Trial Competition Mock Trial Team as well as the ABA Labor and Employment Mock Trial Team. Additionally, he competed in the 2012 Charleston School of Law Moot Court Competition.
While in school, Mr. Johnson interned for the District Attorney’s Office in Rome, Georgia and in Macon, Georgia. After law school, he accepted a position as an Assistant District Attorney in the Cordele Judicial Circuit. Following his time in Cordele, Mr. Johnson moved to Columbus to join the Public Defender’s Office for the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit. During this time, he had numerous jury trials, ranging from simple misdemeanors to complex felony cases.
In 2017, Mr. Johnson joined the Finley Firm, where he worked in a wide range of areas of the law, including but not limited to business litigation, landlord/tenant issues, criminal law, wills and estates, and other issues involved in general litigation. Given that Mr. Johnson has work in many different legal fields, which encompass both civil and criminal matters, he brings a unique perspective to our Firm.
Also, while in Columbus, he has been an active participant in the Columbus Inn of Court and was named as a 2016 Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine. When not at work, you can usually find Mr. Johnson with his wife, Julie Johnson, their twins, Aiden and Elizabeth, and their golden retriever, Webster.
- Georgia Court of Appeals
- Supreme Court of Georgia
- U.S. District Court of the Middle District of Georgia
- Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
- Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia
- Bachelor of Arts in History (2009)
Professional Associations and Memberships
- State Bar of Georgia
- Inn of Court-Columbus
- Columbus Young Lawyers Division