Bernard G. Johnson III
A partner at Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard LLP, Bernard G. Johnson III is certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is an “AV” rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys, indicating the highest level of legal expertise, experience, integrity, and overall professional excellence.
A native of Houston, Mr. Johnson graduated from the University of Houston in 1990 and South Texas College of Law in 1996. He is admitted to practice in Texas, and before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. In 2006, Mr. Johnson was recognized by “H” magazine as a “Top Professional on the Fast Track,” and in 2006 and 2007, he was honored by “Texas Monthly” magazine as a “Texas Super Lawyer-Rising Star.” In 2008, the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees elected Mr. Johnson to serve as a Fellow to the Texas Bar Foundation.
Mr. Johnson’s professional memberships include the Litigation Sections of the Houston Bar Association and the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, and the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists.
Mr. Johnson’s presentations and publications include: "Damages in Texas Today," Texas College for Judicial Studies, 2009; “Ethics: A Survey of Reported Cases and Ethical Opinions,” Legal Assistants Division of the State Bar of Texas Seminar for Legal Assistant University, 2002; “Ethical Considerations Relating to the Discovery Process,” Lorman Education Services Discovery Skills for Legal Staff in Texas Seminar, 2002; “Ethics: A Survey of Reported Cases and Ethical Opinions,” Houston Legal Assistants Association Trial Preparation & Trial Seminar, 2000; “Unanswered Questions and Ambiguities in the New Rules: Looking Toward the First Appellate Decisions,” University of Houston Law Foundation Evidence and Discovery: A New Ball Game Seminar, 1999 (by Olan J. Boudreaux and Kay K. Morgan); Co-Author: “Texas Evidence Workshop Handbook,” Professional Education Systems, Inc., Texas Evidence Seminar, 1998 (with Larry P. Boyd); “Examination of Expert Witnesses: Direct and Cross-Examination,” University of Houston Law Foundation Medical Malpractice, Medical Device & Pharmaceutical Litigation Seminar, 1998 (with Wayne Fisher); “Punitive Damages: When, Where, How and How Much,” The University of Houston Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 1995 (with Joel C. Thompson).