N. Scott Johnson started his career in the Courtroom. Scott was a bailiff in the Tulsa County Courthouse. Each day he watched how attorneys worked with clients, handled themselves before Judges, and presented evidence. His last assignment as a bailiff came while he was going to Law School. He was working with the Family Division’s Chief Judge, the Honorable Deborah Shallcross. Scott knew he wanted to practice Family Law, where he could make a difference, while attending the University of Tulsa, College of Law. He earned the top grade in the Family Law class.
Scott carefully selected a law firm after graduation that would let him learn and practice Family Law. He handled complex cases – including business valuations. This allowed him use his degree in accounting from Oklahoma State University. He generated his own clients from contacts at the Courthouse and quickly developed a reputation for providing excellent service to his clients. Scott made partner in three (3) years. Scott’s been a Partner practicing Family Law ever since. In 2007, he formed N. Scott Johnson & Associates. Scott has practiced exclusively Family Law for more than twenty-four years.
Scott teaches Advanced Family Law at the University of Tulsa College of Law – a practicum course for law students. He’s a frequent speaker for the Bar Associations teaching continuing legal education on various Family Law topics and Ethics. Scott’s been recognized as an outstanding lawyer in Family Law for the last eight years by SuperLawyers. He’s a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and Tulsa County Bar Association.
Scott has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers for seventeen years. The AAML promotes professionalism and excellence in the practice of Family Law. To be a Fellow with the AAML, an attorney must have substantial experience and be “. . . able to handle complex matters relating to custody and support of children, property division, and alimony or spousal support. The Attorney is recognized by the bench and bar as a leading practitioner in the area of matrimonial law.”