Ms. Johns is a civil trial lawyer who has tried more than one hundred cases to verdict. She is the managing partner for Hillary Johns, Trial Lawyer which maintains offices in Beverly Hills, the Bay Area and Manhattan. She graduated from Occidental College in 1990 and Golden Gate University School of Law in 1993 where she graduated with Dean’s List and class honors. She is licensed to practice law in California, the California Southern, Central and Northern U.S. Federal District Courts, the District of Columbia, Montana, and New York. She is fluent in Spanish and trained in German and French.
Ms. Johns practices in the areas of civil litigation, business law, torts, employment law and entertainment law. She is an AV rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Johns is a native Southern Californian. She writes regularly for a nationally recognized publishing company as well as individual law firms about various areas of civil law. Ms. Johns gives instruction about current employment law developments, as well as compliance assessments and training to companies to ensure their compliance with California and New York guidelines. Ms. Johns is a member of the Legal Network for Gender Equity. She works with the American Bar Association to provide legal services to military personnel. Ms. Johns has also served as a pro bono attorney and volunteer for local, statewide and national domestic violence = organizations. She is a past alumni committee chair and current student mentor with Occidental College. She is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, and the New York County Lawyers Association, as well as the Cascade County Bar Association.
Outside of her legal career, Ms. Johns was a competitive ranked soccer player and professional athlete. She is a licensed competitive youth soccer coach. Her interests include European and American history, competitive sports, fitness for people of all ages, and animal rights.
- Admitted in 1993, California
- Admitted in 2019, District of Columbia
- Admitted in 2020, State Bar of Montana
- Admitted in 2021, New York Bar
Law School Attended
- Golden Gate University School of Law
Class of 1993
- Occidental College
Class of 1990
Political Science and History
Associations & Memberships
- Beverly Hills Bar Association