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Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson — Partner

A principled advocate for injury victims in Georgia

An Athens native, Attorney Michael Johnson graduated from Mercer University Law School before joining one of the largest insurance defense firms in Southeast Georgia. During his more than five years with insurance defense firms, he was involved in hundreds of major cases, including both catastrophic injury and wrongful death matters. As a partner with his own practice — the Howell & Johnson Law Firm, LLC — he represents injured people throughout Georgia in all manner of personal injury litigation.

A diverse practice in Athens and Atlanta

As a personal injury attorney practicing in Athens and Atlanta, Michael Johnson represents injured victims throughout the state of Georgia. His diverse practice includes medical malpractice, tractor-trailer accidents, premises liability and product liability. He also represents people throughout the state in business disputes.

Like his partner, Evan Howell, his peers and publications alike have recognized Attorney Michael Johnson as an exemplary legal professional. He has been repeatedly named a Georgia Rising Star® as well as one of Georgia’s best attorneys under the age of 40, an honor only bestowed upon 2.5 percent of practicing attorneys in the state. He is active in numerous professional associations but still finds the time for his wife and young son, Cole. He is fond of the outdoors and has made valiant attempts at cultivating a garden, although it remains a work in progress.

Contact our dedicated attorneys today for a free consultation

Our goal at the Howell & Johnson Law Firm, LLC is to provide our clients in Athens and Atlanta with the highest quality of personal representation. Call our office today at 678.373.0742 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.

Areas of practice

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Premises liability
  • Products liability
  • Medical malpractice
  • Business disputes


  • Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia


  • J.D., Mercer University Law School
  • B.A., University of Georgia

Professional associations

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Western Circuit Bar Association
  • Atlanta Claims Association


  • Georgia SuperLawyer®
  • Georgia Rising Stars®, 2007, 2009
  • Named one of Georgia’s best attorneys under 40 by Atlanta Magazine
Howell & Johnson, LLC
3490 Piedmont Rd., Ste. 1000
Atlanta, Georgia, 30305 USA