Tim Johnson

Of Counsel

Tim Johnson is of counsel to the firm and practices in the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Law Practice Group.


Phone: 714.832.1170


Over the past fifteen years, Tim Johnson has represented financial institutions, debt buyers, debt collection agencies, law firms, and others related to the collection industry in litigation in federal and state courts as well as in arbitration proceedings.  He has also represented clients in compliance matters with  the CFPB, and FTC.


Mr. Johnson has been a trial lawyer for over 40 years and has conducted numerous jury and bench trials in California. His trial experience has included consumer litigation, insurance litigation, product liability, and medical malpractice. Mr. Johnson was admitted to the California Bar in 1975 and has practiced before the Ninth Circuit and all of the United States District Courts in California.

Mr. Johnson’s clients have included banks, finance companies, debt buyers, law firms, and collection agencies. In addition to his work in the private sector he has served as a Volunteer Judge for the Orange County Superior Court.


As a long time resident of Southern California, Mr. Johnson enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including water skiing and hiking in the local mountains.

State Court Admissions

  • California

Federal Appellate Admissions

  • 9th Circuit

Federal District Court Admissions

  • California (C.D., E.D., N.D., and S.D.)


  • B.A., California State College Los Angeles
  • J.D., Loyola Law School Los Angeles


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