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Bruce Johnson has extensive experience handling a range of business, commercial, bankruptcy and civil law matters. Prior to joining Berg Plummer Johnson & Raval, LLP, he practiced at several notable Houston law firms, including Cooper & Scully, P.C. (2004-2006), Crady, Jewett & McCulley, LLP. (1999-2004) and Barnett & Craddock, LLP (1995-1999).

Bruce is married to McNair Johnson, who is a Lower School administrator at St. John’s School.

Speaking Engagements

  • University of Houston Law Foundation, July 2004, speaker on Privileges at course on Advanced Evidence and Discovery
  • Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants Seminar, Winter 2001, spoke and wrote on “Breach of Fiduciary Duty under the Texas Trust Code”

Community Activities

  • Philip Presbyterian Church
    • Stewardship Committee
    • Adult Education Facilitator
    • Elementary Sunday School Teacher (grades 1-5)
    • Personnel Committee Session Class of 2012
  • Roberts Elementary School-H.I.S.D.
    • Family Sponsor Program; Community support for visiting families treated at MD Anderson
  • Rice University
    • Will Rice College, 2004-present, Community Associate

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Education
  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center – Houston, TX, 1995
  • B.A. Political Science, University Of Oklahoma – Norman, OK, 1991
Bar Admissions
  • Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern District of Texas
Professional or Trade Affiliations
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Appellate Section, 1997-present; Litigation Section, 1997-present; Bankruptcy Section, 2003-present
  • Houston Bar Association
    • Member Committee assignments: Lawyers in Public Schools; Historical Committee; Speaker’s Bureau Committee; Lawyer’s Against Waste; Campaign for the Homeless. Activities: LegalLines
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA)
    • Winter 2003, Participated in intensive three-day Houston Deposition Skills Program
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member of Texas Employment Law
    • 1998, Edited chapter on sexual harassment
  • University of Houston Law Center Trial Advocacy Institute 23rd Advanced Civil Advocacy Workshop
    • Fall 1996, Participated in multi-week civil litigation program covering all aspects of trial advocacy
  • Leadership 20/20 Class XV
    • Ten-month leadership course including intensive exposure to civic organizations such as Houston business, art, media, and philanthropic groups as well as Texas and local governments