Member Description


Leigh Johnson


Leigh Johnson represents parties in complex Family Law matters. She practices in all areas of Family Law and is highly skilled in negotiation, collaboration, and litigation. She was admitted to the State Bar of California in December 2003 and became a Certified Family Law Specialist in 2009. She was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 2010. Leigh is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College. Leigh is admitted to practice before the Northern District of the U.S. District Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Leigh has a long history of working under extreme pressure and in very stressful conditions in her prior careers in the military and as an Air Traffic Controller. She is highly skilled in working with populations in need of precise and immediate action and is able to provide calm and professional assistance in a variety of situations. Leigh is on the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Bar Association and the Early Childhood Mental Health Program. She facilitates the Bay Area Trial Lawyer’s Class which assists lawyers in preparing and presenting their cases for trial. She hosts and facilitates seminars on the development of trial skills and on the use of cutting edge strategies for presenting cases to Judges and Juries.

Areas of Practice

Collaborative Practice, Litigation, Mediation

Areas of Specialty

Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Domestic Violence, Enforcement, Parentage, Property, Relocation

Practice Counties

Contra Costa, Solano, Alameda, San Francisco

Contact Information


Firm Name

Law Offices of Leigh E. Johnson


3150 Hilltop Mall Road





Zip Code



(510) 245-2468


(510) 223-1269




1993 Merritt College, Oakland California: Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling; AA Social Work (Highest Honors)
1999 California State University, Hayward California: BS Biology (Golden Key Honor Society)
2003 John F. Kennedy University Orinda, California: JD (Cum Laude)