Tel: 847 317-9500
Illinois College, B.A., CumLaudee
Loyola University School of Law, J.D.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Ms. Johnson joins Katz, Goldstein and Warren after graduating from Loyola University School of Law. She began practicing family law while still in law school by utilizing her 711 law license to obtain divorces and Orders of Protection for her clients, as well as working for as a law clerk for a Chicago family law firm in 2016. She has experience in all stages of family law proceedings, including pre-judgment motions and petitions, negotiations, trials, and post-decree proceedings.
Ms. Johnson is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, and Lesbians and Gays Bar Association of Chicago.
Ms. Johnson is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois.
Ms. Johnson received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Theatre, magna cum laude, from Illinois College. She earned her Juris Doctor from Loyola University School of Law with certificates in litigation and public interest law.
Accolades and Awards:
Ms. Hefferman was named an Illinois “Super Lawyers Rising Star” in 2015. She was a Regional Champion and 3rd Place National Semi-Finalist in the American Association for Justice Trial Competition in 2005. She also served as President of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund of The John Marshall Law School from 2005 – 2007.