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Roger F. Johnson

Roger Johnson Lawyer

Roger F. Johnson

Animal Bite, Arbitration, Criminal, Aviation Accident, Bad Faith, Chemical & Cosmetics; Complex Litigation; Contract; Dental Malpractice; Disability; Pension & Benefits; Federal Employees; Federal Trial Practice; Food Products; Health Care; Insurance Malpractice; Insurance; Legal Malpractice; Machinery & Tools; Mediation; Medical Malpractice; Medical Products & Devices; Car Accident; Defect and Lemon Law; Malpractice; Pharmaceutical Product; Premises Liability; Property Damage; Railroad Injury; Recreational Products; Slip & Fall Accident; Sports; State Appellate Practice; State Trial Practice; US Courts; Wrongful Death

  • Law Office: Kresl & Johnson PC
  • Denver Law Firms
  • Law School: University of Denver College of Law LL.B., Bachelor of Law
  • Status: In Good Standing

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Dr. Roger Johnson is a shareholder and founding member of the law firm of Kresl & Johnson, P.C.  Dr. Johnson graduated from University of Denver Law School in 1953, served three years in the United State Army as a law officer and Judge Advocate General appearing in over 200 General Courts Marshall cases, served two years as law clerk to Judge Orie L. Phillips, Chief Judge of the United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, graduated from the University of Colorado Medical School in 1962, completed his medical training in 1963. From 1963 through 1985 Dr. Johnson practiced diversified litigation law in the daytime and emergency medicine at night, principally at Denver General Hospital.  Since 1985 he continued to devote his time to litigation of numerous civil claims including the defense of medical malpractice claims, representation of plaintiffs in personal injury matters, breech of contract matters, business litigation and representation of persons with various insurance claims including claims for disability benefits. 

Over the years, Dr. Johnson has tried over 200 civil cases throughout Colorado and the United States.  He has served on numerous legal, medical and community committees in various capacities. Teaching affiliations are numerous including courses at the University of Denver, College of Law and at the University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center and he has given numerous lectures for both medical and legal societies.  He is the author of a number of articles in medical and legal publications.  Dr. Johnson is a member of Denver and Colorado Bar Associations, Denver and Colorado Medical Societies, and Colorado Defense Lawyers Association. He is a past President of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine, and The American College of Emergency Physicians.

School Degree Major Graduation
University of Denver College of Law LL.B., Bachelor of Law Law School N/A
University of Colorado School of Medicine Medical Doctor N/A N/A N/A
State / Court Date
U.S. District Court District of Colorado 1953 N/A
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit 1953 N/A
Colorado 1953 N/A

Service Type:Private


600 S Cherry St.
Suite 217
Denver, CO 80246


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