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James F. Johnson

I take my job as an advocate seriously. When working with clients, I develop collaborative and trusting relationships in order to reach their goals in an efficient, cost effective, and practical manner. As an attorney, I believe it's important to help clients navigate the legal process and ease their concerns. Quotation mark
James F. Johnson
James F. Johnson

About James

James Johnson joined Miller Nash in December of 2022, focusing his practice on complex commercial litigation. With extensive experience guiding clients through matters in state and federal courts, he has performed wide-ranging legal research, drafted motions and appeals, and deposed numerous expert witnesses. James is skilled at addressing client needs in advance of litigation and counseling clients with strategies to avoid risk. He has a proven track record of obtaining favorable outcomes through settlement, arbitration, trial, and appeal.

Prior to joining private practice, James served as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney at the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. In this role, he conducted 30 trials and appeared in court on a weekly basis. Additionally, James worked in the Seattle City Attorney’s Office as a Policy Aide and Municipal Court Extern.



  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law, 2012
    • President, Black Law Students Association, 2010–2011
    • Black Law Students Association Leadership Award Recipient, 2012
    • Student Body Association, Budget Committee Member, 2011–2012
  • B.A., University of Washington, Sociology, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 2013


Professional Plus
  • Loren Miller Bar Association
    • President, 2020–2021
    • Member, 2009–present
  • Washington Leadership Institute, Graduate, 2020-2021
Civic Plus
  • Amara, Board Member, 2021–present


  • Selected for inclusion as a Washington Super Lawyer—Rising Star, 2021-present
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