Ms. Johnson was born in Lanai City, Hawaii. She graduated from Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1982. She then attended Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota where she obtained her Juris Doctorate Degree in 1985. Ms. Johnson was admitted to the Minnesota Bar in 1985 (no longer admitted in Minnesota) and the Florida Bar in 2004.
Ms. Johnson is a member of the Sarasota County Bar Association, a Director of the Family Partnership Center, a local non profit organization, a member of the advisory board at the State College of Florida (SCF) and has taught real property at the State College of Florida as an adjunct professor.
While in Minnesota, Ms. Johnson worked at several residential and commercial title companies in abstracting and survey, title commitment, closing and final policy departments. After moving to Florida Ms. Johnson first opened her own title insurance agency and later opened her own solo practice Firm.
Ms. Johnson resides in Sarasota, Florida.