Chalmers Johnson has extensive trial experience in Western Washington. In addition, he came to Washington with considerable trial experience in South Carolina. In his 22 years of practice, he has tried more than 100 cases to verdict before juries. He focuses on people who have been injured. As an example, he won a verdict of more than $250,000 in a local case for a client injured in a fall. He also has extensive experience in civil rights and employment law. He is a fierce advocate for the rights of employees and he also enjoys working with businesses concerned about complying with employment laws.
Chalmers Johnson argues appeals in state and federal courts.
An experienced appellate attorney, he has argued before appeals courts in South Carolina and federal appeals panels for the Fourth Circuit in Virginia more than 30 times. He has argued before the SC Supreme Court on eleven occasions.
Chalmers Johnson: personal injury, employment & civil rights attorney
He began his career in South Carolina in 1995 clerking for a personal injury attorney. He soon focused on civil rights and employment law. Just five years later he opened his own law firm, Chalmers Johnson Law Firm, LLC, with two offices, and several lawyers, serving all counties in South Carolina. They focused on employment law/ civil rights cases and Chalmers soon began to represent clients in state and federal appeals courts. In 2007 he sold his practice in South Carolina and moved to Washington State where he continues his appellate practice and has returned his focus to personal injury. He retains his old love for civil rights and employment law, however.
Chalmers is an experienced and zealous litigator who really enjoys being a trial lawyer. He lives in Port Orchard on the water and kayaks three times a week and hikes as often as he can. He also enjoys the firm’s participation in the Reindeer Run each year.
Call or message us for an appointment with Chalmers JohnsonIn September 2014 Chalmers returned to South Carolina to once again argue before the State Supreme Court. He has been practicing law in Washington State since relocating in 2008 but based on his reputation he continues to be consulted on tough appeals in South Carolina. This clip shows the warm greeting of the Chief Justice which indicates the esteem in which he is held.
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