Bradford P. Johnson,
Brad Johnson heads the Johnson Law Group and engages in the general practice of law, representing a wide range of individual and business clients in civil rights, commercial, probate, property and litigation matters. Mr. Johnson is primarily responsible for business development and is the principal point of contact for the firm's clients. He advises government contracting firms on FAR compliance, human resource development, business development and other operational and transactional issues. From 2002 through 2012, he served as counsel to the plaintiff class in the landmark civil rights action Petties et al. v. District of Columbia et al., which afforded special education students with quality educational and transportation services. Mr. Johnson also has provided international development technical assistance in legal reform, anti-corruption, governance and related issues in many countries worldwide. Mr. Johnson received his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College, a Master's from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, and his Juris Doctor from Antioch School of Law. He also studied at the graduate level at Moscow's Pushkin Institute (Russian studies) and George Mason University (conflict resolution). Mr. Johnson serves on the boards of the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District, the Institute of World Affairs, Capitol Hill Community Foundation, and the Small Business Association for International Companies, and is an elected member of the school board of the Mt. Abraham Middle and High School in Bristol, VT. He is the President of the Capitol Hill Association of Merchants and Professionals (CHAMPS). Mr. Johnson is a member of the Society for International Development, Institute of Current World Affairs, and Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility. He also is a member of the D.C. and Vermont bar associations and speaks Russian and conversational Spanish. Mr. Johnson divides his time between his Starksboro, VT family farm and Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Erika R. Greene,
Erika Greene focuses her practice on commercial transactions, community associations law, and property disputes, as well as serving as lead counsel in general civil litigation matters in the District of Columbia and Maryland. She has experience with complex litigation, business transaction matters, and estate administration and probate disputes. In her practice, Erika represents large and small businesses, nonprofit associations, and individuals in matters involving breach of contract claims and tort actions, while also serving as general counsel to several commercial clients. Appearing before state and federal courts, she has been involved in multiple pro bono matters, including representing clients in the District of Columbia Superior Court and before the DC Office of Administrative Hearings, and is also a member of the DC Women's Bar Association and the Maryland State Bar Association. Erika graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice where she was a Dean's scholar and received her Juris Doctor from the University of the District of Columbia School of Law, after studying internationally at the University of Florence School of Law. Serving the Washington, DC office and its clients, Erika and her husband reside in coastal Georgia with their children.
Richard Edward McCormick,
Richard Edward McCormick is based in the Burlington, Vermont office and provides expertise across JLGI practice areas. Richard received his Juris Doctor degree from Vermont Law School. After clerkships with the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Vermont Defender General, he entered private practice. Skilled in many facets of law, Mr. McCormick focused chiefly on civil and criminal litigation and representation of indigent clients. He has successfully tried hundreds of cases before courts and juries throughout Vermont. Richard is a member of the Vermont Bar and the National Lawyers’ Guild. A native of the Laurel Highlands region of Pennsylvania, Mr. McCormick received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Philosophy from the Pennsylvania State University. Outside of the courtroom and office, he can be found writing, playing, and listening to live music. Richard lives with his partner and two sons in the mountains of Northern Vermont.
Oksana K. Cody,
Oksana Cody is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and North Carolina and works in the Washington office, handling a range of transactional and litigation matters. She is originally from Kiev, Ukraine and immigrated to United States as a child in 1995. Ms. Cody graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and received her Juris Doctor from the Charlotte School of Law. Prior to law school, Ms. Cody fell in love with the DC area and community as an intern investigator for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. While in law school, she participated in the Immigration and Criminal Law Clinic, representing indigent clients of the Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office and the Office of the Public Defender for the Western District of North Carolina. After law school, Ms. Cody entered private practice with the North Carolina law firm Kurtz & Blum, PLLC until relocating to Washington, DC. Ms. Cody lives in the greater DMV area with her husband and a Golden Doodle, Abigail.
Nathaniel Goodman-Johnson is an Associate Attorney and is a native Washingtonian living in Columbia Heights. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law and is a member of the D.C. Bar. During law school, he worked in the criminal law clinic – D.C. Law Students in Court – and the Juvenile and Special Education Law Clinic, representing at-risk youth in both capacities. He also worked for the Council for Court Excellence on the Jury Project, which aimed to study and make recommendations for the betterment of jury duty in Washington, D.C. Mr. Goodman-Johnson holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis, with an emphasis on the biological and evolutionary basis for human behavior. At Johnson Law Group, his focus is on property law and business formation and operations.
Jackie Parker has provided paralegal and client and document support for Johnson Law Group for nearly two decades. She is also a Notary Public for the District of Columbia. Previously, Ms. Parker worked for over 25 years in the United States Senate, 18 of which were with U.S. Senator David Pryor (D-AR). She is also a former Clinton administration political appointee to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, where she served as executive assistant to the Administrator of the Rural Utilities Services. She retired from the federal government in 2000 with 32 years of service.