William C. Johnson, Jr. is a graduate of Howard University, North Carolina Central University School of Business, North Carolina Central University School of Law and Villanova University School of Law. He received his LL.M in Taxation where his concentration focused upon the taxation of financial instruments. He received his J.D./MBA from North Carolina Central University where he was the first recipient of the dual degree from the University. He served as the Law School Student Bar Association President. He is also an alumnus of Howard University where he received a Bachelor in Business Administration in Marketing. He is admitted to practice law before state and federal courts in the District of Columbia and Maryland, the United States District Courts in the State of Maryland and for the District of Columbia, the United States Tax Court and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Johnson has been in private practice for almost eighteen years.?
Mr. Johnson focuses his practice in the area of Consumer Protection and Civil Rights. The Consumer Protection focus has created a strong background in the area of Bankruptcy, Real Estate and Mortgage related transactions. His Civil Rights practice focus upon balancing the inequities prevalent in today's society. His successful approach of dealing with "Objective v. Subjective Racism" has garnered wide acceptance in exposing and eradicating discriminatory bias. His Predatory Lending and Mortgage Foreclosure Defense practice has led to the creation of a unique and innovative approach to attaining relief for consumers.?
Mr. Johnson is a member of the National Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the District of Columbia Bar Association, the J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association, the Washington Bar Association, Sigma Delta Tau Legal Fraternity, Inc. and Omega Psi Phi, Fraternity, Inc.?
Mr. Johnson has been a reference point as to the impact of foreclosures on African-Americans and has contributed to such publications as Black Enterprise. He has also appeared on various radio programs such as the Eric Michael Dyson Radio Show and Law Talk with Ethel Mitchell to discuss predatory lending and Mortgage foreclosure defense.