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Brandy L. Johnson - Associate

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Brandy Johnson concentrates her practice in workers' compensation and employment law, with experience in the areas of tort litigation, including premises liability, personal injury, appellate practice, insurance law, and medical malpractice.

Mrs. Johnson has been admitted to practice before all Illinois state courts, since 2003, and before all Missouri state courts, since 2004. She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. Her appellate briefs have been filed in United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the Missouri Supreme Court, the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Southern District of Missouri, the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District of Missouri, the Missouri Labor and Industrial Relations Commission, and the Illinois Court of Appeals for the Fifth District.

Brandy Johnson's educational history includes a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in the Administration of Justice (Southern Illinois University, 2000). She received her Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2003.

Mrs. Johnson is well-published, with articles appearing in numerous professional journals, including the following: The Journal of Legal Medicine, the Journal of Health Law, the Hematology Oncology Clinics of North America Health Law and Policy, the Encyclopedia of Women's Health, the Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health, the Missouri Medical Law Report, the Encyclopedia of Immigrant Health, Public Risk Magazine, the HIV/AIDS Desk Reference for Mental Health Professionals, and Forensic Epidemiology in the Global Context. Ms. Johnson has also been a featured speaker at numerous Missouri and nationwide seminars, speaking on the topic of workers' compensation law.

Her most recent lineup of seminars and webcasts involving workers compensation, Social Security, injury, and disability issues, include Webster University's 2013 "Human Rights Conference: Disability Rights" (St. Louis, MO; Sept. 13, 2013), the Illinois State Bar Association's seminar entitled "Social Security & SSI Disability Law" (Collinsville, IL; Sep. 27, 2013), and the National Business Institute's (NBI's) seminars and national webcasts entitled "Complex Workers' Compensation Issues" (St. Louis, MO; Feb. 14, 2014), "Advanced Workers' Compensation" (webcast broadcast date: Nov. 14, 2013) and "Protecting Medicare's Interest in Workers' Compensation & Liability Settlements" (webcast broadcast date: Dec. 11, 2013).

Brandy Johnson is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and was appointed a member of the Association's Standing Committee for Disability Law in 2012. She is a member of the Missouri Bar Association and has served, for several years, as a member of its Workers' Compensation Commission.

Ms. Johnson is a native of Carbondale, Illinois, and resides there with her husband, dog, and cat.

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