K. Paul Johnson is the managing partner with the law firm of Johnson, Kraeuter & Dunn, LLC, in Savannah, Georgia. He practices primarily in the area of family law.
Mr. Johnson received his Bachelor of Arts cum laude in English Literature from Georgia State University in 1991 and his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Georgia in 1996. Honors and awards include: Elected “Super Lawyer Rising Star,” Atlanta Magazine, 2005 and 2006; Elected “Super Lawyer,” Atlanta Magazine, 2008-2013; Elected, “Legal Elite,” Georgia Trend Magazine, 2011-2012; Elected, “Best Lawyers of America,” 2013; Best Brief, University of Georgia School of Law, 1994; Corpus Juris Secundum Award, University of Georgia School of Law, 1994.
His previous legal experience includes practice in the area of family law for sixteen years with McCorkle & Johnson , LLP. Mr. Johnson is involved with the following professional organizations: Member: State Bar of Georgia (admitted 1996) Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia (Executive Committee 2004-2012; Secretary/Treasurer, 2008-2009; Vice-Chair, 2009-2010; Chair, 2010-2011) Savannah Bar Association (President, Younger Lawyers Division, 2001-2002). He has been with Johnson, Kraeuter & Dunn, LLC since its formation.
Mr. Johnson also has significant and extensive jury experience which includes over a dozen reported cases. A few of the most recent include the following: Cubbedge v. Cubbedge, 287 Ga. App. 149, 650 S.E.2d 805 (2007);Sharpe v. Perkins, 284 Ga. App. 376, 644 S.E.2d 178 (2007); Blige v. Blige, 283 Ga. 65, 656 S.E.2d 822 (2008);Draughn v. Draughn, 288 Ga. 734, 707 S.E.2d 52 (2011).
Mr. Johnson has published and spoken on numerous select family law topics, including a few most recent:Equitable Division–”When does it not mean equal division? Does conduct matter? A judicial perspective;” Co-speakers Honorable Michael L. Karpf and Honorable D. Jay Stewart; Nuts & Bolts of Family Law; Savannah, GA; August 19, 2011;”Real Estate Issues in Today’s Economic Climate;” Co-speaker Kathleen B. Connell; Family Law Institute of the State Bar of Georgia; May 24-25, 2012;”Status of Equitable Division in Georgia;” Co-Speaker R. Scot Kraeuter; State Bar of Georgia Mid-Year Meeting; Savannah, GA; May 31, 2012.