T.J. Johnson is a former Assistant United States Attorney with the Department of Justice. She has a Bachelor of Science from Grambling State University, a Master of Education in Counseling from Southern University, a Doctor of Education in Counseling from Southern University, a Doctor of Education in Counseling from University of Arkansas and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Southern Methodist University. Her distinguished legal career includes Attorney for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Corporate Counsel for EDS (Electronic Data Systems) and an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District, where she served since September, 1999 litigating labor and employment, contracts, medical malpractice, torts and other issues.
In her personal life, Attorney Johnson is a tireless, dedicated leader and community volunteer. She attends First Baptist Church Hamilton Park, Dallas, Texas and also attends ONE Community Church in Plano where she serves on the administrative legal team for service and outreach. She is a member of Attorneys Serving the Community, The Links, Inc., Plano North Metroplex Chapter, the Plano Early Lions Club and the Plano Community Forum. She is a board member of the Plano African American Museum and the Plano International Festival Corporation.