Dick Johnson has been working with injured people and their families, for over 30 years.
Dick is an experienced trial lawyer who has been lead counsel in more than 150 trials to juries in both state and federal court. Dick has also been lead counsel in more than 30 cases decided by the Washington State Court of Appeals. He has also had the privilege to argue five cases before the Washington State Supreme Court, and five other cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Dick has won important appellate rulings in the areas of motor vehicle law, employment discrimination law, and first – party insurance bad faith law.
Dick served on the Court Rules & Procedures Committee of The Washington State Bar Association, and was the Chairperson of the Court Rules & Procedures Committee of the Washington State Association For Justice.
Dick is rated “AV” by the Martindale – Hubbell Legal Directory, the nation’s oldest and most highly regarded legal rating firm. This signifies that Dick has been practicing for a number of years, and is recognized by other lawyers, and judges, for the highest levels of legal ability, and integrity.
Dick has been active in the Yakima community, especially in youth sports. He coached youth football and baseball for 15 years. Dick is the past President of the Yakima Valley Grid Kids Association, and he also served for 16 years as the Secretary – Treasurer of Yakima Youth Baseball, the sponsoring organization for American Legion Baseball in Yakima. Dick was also a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Yakima Valley Sports Commission.
Dick was born in Spokane in 1949. He was raised near St. John, in northern Whitman County, where his ancestors started farming before statehood. Dick has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Washington State University, and his Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from The Gonzaga University School of Law. He served on the editorial board of The Gonzaga Law Review. Dick also served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army.
Dick and Janet Johnson have been married since 1976, and have lived in Yakima since 1978. They have three sons, and three grandchildren.
Lou has been practicing law since 1980, representing consumers and injured citizens throughout the Yakima Valley and Central Washington. His successes include multiple verdicts and settlements in the areas of auto collision, medical malpractice, product liability and more.
As a long–standing member of the American Association for Justice, Lou has served on the board of governors for the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ). He received WSAJ’s prestigious Alvin Anderson Award in 2003 for his tireless efforts to support WSAJ and its mission to protect the legal rights of consumers and injured citizens of Washington.
Lou attended the University of Washington, graduating with a B.A. in Communications in 1977. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego in 1980. He graduated from the National Institute of Trial Advocacy Skills Program in 1981 and the Advanced Trial Advocacy Skills Course in 1986. Most recently, Lou was named a “Washington State 2009 Super Lawyer” for the fourth consecutive year by Washington Law and Politics magazine.
A committed community member, Lou is a former member of the Sunnyside Rotary, former president and member of the Sunnyside Kiwanis Club and also served on the board of directors for the Yakima Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross for five years.
Lou is an avid world traveler with his wife Nikki. He is a runner and self-professed “gym rat” –exercising wherever he goes, putting in gym time whether he is working or on vacation. Lou has two grown children and is a proud grandparent of five.
Alex Johnson works in the areas of DUI / motor vehicle misdemeanor defense, medical negligence, and serious personal injury and wrongful death claims. Alex serves his clients with compassion, understanding and respect, utilizing a wealth of knowledge gained while working as a Deputy County Prosecuting Attorney to assist his clients.
As a member of the American Bar Association, the Washington State Bar Association, the Benton-Franklin Bar Association and the Tri City Regional Chamber of Commerce, and as a WSAJ Eagle, Alex is dedicated to the communities he serves and the individuals he works with.
Alex is a life-long resident of Eastern Washington and the son of Dick Johnson, a founding attorney of the Delorie Johnson firm. He is a graduate of Eisenhower High School in Yakima and Columbia Basin College, where he played baseball. He attended Washington State University where he lettered playing football for the WSU Cougars, earning a scholarship. Having graduated from WSU in 2002 with a degree in communications, Alex worked as a case manager for Delorie Johnson for a year before attending Gonzaga School of Law. He graduated from Gonzaga in 2007.
Alex is married to Jennifer Johnson who is also an attorney. Alex is a passionate WSU sports fan. He’s a volunteer coach for little league and enjoys traveling, playing guitar and tennis and spending time with his family.
Alex works mainly out of the Delorie Johnson Kennewick/Tri Cities office.
Jennifer Johnson works in the areas of DUI / motor vehicle misdemeanor defense, medical negligence and serious personal injury and wrongful death claims. Jennifer serves her clients with compassion, understanding and respect, utilizing a wealth of knowledge gained while working as a Benton County Prosecuting Attorney to assist her clients.
Jennifer is a lifetime Washington resident. After graduating from Kennewick High School, she went on to received dual majors in Latin American Studies and Communication from Seattle Pacific University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. During this time she studied abroad in Costa Rica, and served as an interpreter to a medical team offering services to people living along the Amazon River in Peru. After graduation, Jennifer continued with her education at the Gonzaga School of Law, graduating in 2007.
When she is not at work, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her growing family. She is married to Alex Johnson, who is also an attorney. Jennifer also enjoys many outdoor activities, such as horseback riding, gardening and hiking, as well as indoor activities such as cooking or reading a good book.
Jennifer works mainly out of the Delorie-Johnson Kennewick/Tri-Cities office.