Valerie Johnson

Valerie Johnson

Johnson & Groninger PLLC (https://jglawnc.com)
  • Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury
  • North Carolina
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Summary

Valerie A. Johnson graduated from the University of North Carolina and from the UNC School of Law in 1994, with honors Before entering law school, Valerie was an elementary school teacher.

Valerie is a specialist in workers' compensation law. She teaches trial advocacy at the University of North Carolina School of Law. Valerie also has taught workers' compensation law at Wake Forest University's School of Law.

Valerie serves on the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and chaired the workers’ compensation committee. She is a former board member of the Lawyers Coordinating Committee of the AFL-CIO. Valerie chaired the North Carolina State Bar's Workers' Compensation Legal Specialization Committee for three years. She is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance. In addition to workers' compensation, her current areas of practice also include civil litigation and personal injury.

Practice Areas
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Johnson & Groninger PLLC (https://jglawnc.com)
- Current
Adjunct Professor of Law
University of North Carolina School of Law
- Current
Trial Advocacy
Adjunct Professor of Law
Wake Forest University School of Law
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Workers' Compensation Law
Partner
Patterson Harkavy LLP
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Education
University of North Carolina School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: with honors
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University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
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Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar
Member
Current
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North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Board of Directors; Member of Workers' Compensation Executive Committee
Current
Activities: (was North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers)
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North Carolina State Bar
Chair, Workers' Compensation Legal Specialization Committee
Current
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National Academy of Social Insurance
Member
Current
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AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee
Board Member
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Certifications
Board-Certified in Workers' Compensation Law
North Carolina State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
300 Blackwell St.
Suite 101
Durham, NC 27701
Telephone: (919) 240-4054
Fax: (919) 412-0421