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Benjamin M. Johnson

POSITION: Associate

1125 I Street, Suite 1
Modesto, CA 95354

(209) 524-1100 main
(209) 524-1188 fax

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Juris Doctor, 2013 
University of California, Davis, School of Law 
Dean's Merit Scholar
Moot Court Honors Board
Moot Court Competitions Team
Ranked Top-10 Overall Appellate Advocate in the Class of 2013 
Pro Bono Certificate Recipient

Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences, 2009 (magna cum laude)
California State University, Stanislaus
Dean's List (all semesters)


Mr. Johnson joined McCormick Barstow’s Litigation Practice Group in 2013.  Prior to, he was a Summer Associate with the firm in 2012.  While in law school, Mr. Johnson worked as a bar certified law clerk for the Yolo County Public Defender’s Office. 

Mr. Johnson is admitted to practice before all California State Courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Northern Districts of California.

Honors and Awards

Mr. Johnson was selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers: Northern California Rising Stars list (2018) for his primary area of practice in Business Litigation.


Concentrating in Civil Litigation with an emphasis in Business Litigation, Probate, and Employment Law.

Professional Associations

Mr. Johnson is a member of the State Bar of California and the Stanislaus County Bar Association.

Community Involvement

Mr. Johnson is a member of the Wray Ladine American Inn of Court and Del Rio Country Club. He also volunteers as an attorney coach for Fred C. Beyer High School's Mock Trial team.

Publications & Lectures

“Taking a Claim Through the Litigation Process From Start to Finish,” Annual PARMA Conference, Anaheim, California, February 10, 2015.

"2017 Employment Law Update," Stanislaus County Bar Association, Modesto, CA, April 21, 2017.