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Honorable Lee A. Johnson
Justice, Kansas Supreme Court 2007-
Judge, Kansas Court of Appeals 2001-2007

Hon Lee A JohnsonLee A. Johnson was born in Caldwell, Kansas, on June 28, 1947. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Kansas in 1969. After serving two years on active duty with the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, he became a licensed, multi-line insurance agent. In 1977, he entered Washburn University School of Law and graduated Summa Cum Laude with the class of 1980. Upon graduation, he practiced law in Caldwell, Kansas; first in partnership with Don B. Stallings and later as a sole practitioner. He was appointed to the Kansas Supreme Court effective January 8, 2007, following his tenure on the Kansas Court Appeals from 2001 - 2007.

Justice Johnson was active in numerous community organizations, including serving on the Sumner Mental Health board for 16 years. He served as Mayor of Caldwell in 1975-1976, and as Caldwell City Attorney from 1987 to 1997. He is a member of the Kansas and Sumner County Bar Associations, serving as the local bar association president in 1992.

Justice Johnson and his wife, Donna, have two children, Jordan and Jennifer.

Cases (those available online) before Justice Johnson:

  • 109208 -- In re N.A.C. (dissenting)
  • 108586 -- State v. Williams
  • 108218 -- State v. Brown
  • 107962 -- State v. Richard
  • 107673 – State v. Pettay (concurring and dissenting)
  • 107022 -- State v. Mitchell
  • 106894 -- State v. Brown
  • 106689 -- State v. McBroom (dissenting)
  • 106703 -- State v. Reese
  • 106429 -- Martell v. Driscoll (dissenting)
  • 106184 -- State v. Jackson (joins in the foregoing concurring opinion)
  • 106132 -– State v. Eddy
  • 106107 -- State v. Meeks
  • 106092 -- In re Marriage of Traster (joins in the foregoing concurring and dissenting opinion)
  • 105685 -– State v. Haney
  • 105678 -- State v. Brown
  • 105601 -– State v. Lopez
  • 105351 -- State v. Toahty-Harvey
  • 105319 -- State v. O’Connor
  • 105098 -- Rodewald v. Kansas Dept. of Revenue
  • 104998 -- State v. Garcia
  • 104951 -- Fernandez v. McDonald's
  • 104883 -- State v. Florentin (joins in the foregoing dissenting opinion)
  • 104847 -- State v. Cruz
  • 104827 -- State v. Llamas (dissenting)
  • 104658 -- State v. Weber
  • 104644 -- Fisher v. DeCarvalho
  • 104565 –- State v. Harris (dissenting)
  • 104520 -- State v. Roeder
  • 104435 -- Woods v. Unified Gov't of WYCO/KCK
  • 104392 -– State v. Lloyd (dissenting)
  • 104318 -- Denning v. Johnson County Sheriff's Civil Service Bd. (dissenting)
  • 104180 -- State v. Cash
  • 104159 -- State v. Macias-Medina
  • 104115 -- State v. Stevenson
  • 104083 -- State v. Foster
  • 103840 -- State v. Whorton
  • 103774 -- State v. Brooks
  • 103509 -- State v. Lawson
  • 103499 -- Cady v. Schroll (concurs in result)
  • 103487 -- Frazier v. Goudschaal – Johnson
  • 103433 -- State v. Morningstar (dissenting)
  • 103370 -- Hall v. Ford Motor Credit Co.103340 -- Snider v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co. (joins in the foregoing dissent)
  • 103310 -- Coulter v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
  • 103309 -- Hockett v. The Trees Oil Company
  • 103289 -- State v. Marks (dissenting)
  • 103111 -- State v. Mossman (dissenting)
  • 103020 -- Bussman v. Safeco Ins. Co. of America
  • 102953 -- State v. Garza (dissenting)
  • 102907 -- State v. Divine
  • 102852 -- In re Tax Appeal of LaFarge Midwest
  • 102848 -- State v. Fredrick
  • 102840 -- State v. Trujillo
  • 102789 -- Graham v. Herring
  • 102715 -- State v. Simmons
  • 102615 -- State v. Williams
  • 102598 -– Thoroughbred Assocs. v. Kansas City Royalty Co. (concurring in part and dissenting in part)
  • 102558 -- State v. Portillo
  • 102527 -- State v. Cummings
  • 102478 -- State v. Turner
  • 102421 –- State v. Ramirez
  • 102256 -- State v. Hilton
  • 102248 -- State v. May
  • 102241 -- In re D.M.-T.
  • 102140 -- State v. Garcia (concurring)
  • 102119 -- State v. Montgomery
  • 101445 -- Douglas v. Ad Astra Information Systems
  • 101204 -- State v. Holman (concurring in part and dissenting in part)
  • 101987 -- State v. Inkelaar (concurring in part and dissenting in part)
  • 101958 -- State v. Carapezza
  • 101953 -- State v. Hood
  • 101912 -- State v. Sanchez-Loredo
  • 101878 -- McIntosh v. Kansas Dept. of Revenue
  • 101877 -- In re D.E.R.
  • 101868 -- In re D.D.M.
  • 101719 -- State v. Hernandez (concurring in part and dissenting in part)
  • 101684 -- State v. Plummer
  • 101674 -- McGinty v. Hoosier
  • 101622 -- State v. Daniel (dissenting)
  • 101595 -- Wimbley v. State (original opinion filed August 12, 2011)
  • 101595 -- Wimbley v. State (modified opinion filed November 23, 2011)
  • 101575 -- State v. Allen (Dissenting)
  • 101548 -- State v. Wade
  • 101472 -- S.M. v. Johnson
  • 101354 -- State v. Naputi
  • 101348 -- State v. LaGrange
  • 101292 -- State v. Frye
  • 101146 -- Martin v. Naik (concurring)
  • 101097 Miller v. Glacier Development Co.
  • 101064 -- State v. Nelson (concurring)
  • 100913 -- State v. Kelly
  • 100890 -- State v. Lackey
  • 100888 -- State v. Brittingham
  • 100864 -- State v. Johnson
  • 100865 -- Martinez v. Milburn Enterprises, Inc. (concurring)
  • 100839 -- State v. Cosby (dissenting)
  • 100824 -- State v. Kemble
  • 100820 -- State v. Marler
  • 100704 -- State v. Stovall
  • 100564 -- Friedman v. Kansas State Bd. Of Healing Arts
  • 100494 -- State v. Coman
  • 100477 -- Edgar v. State (dissenting)
  • 100457 -- State v. Edwards
  • 100454 -- State v. Easterling
  • 100445 -- State v. Richardson
  • 100423 -- State v. Marquis
  • 100402 -- State v. Huerta-Alverez (concurring)
  • 100396 -- State v. Jenkins (dissenting)
  • 100373 -- State v. Horn
  • 100359 -- State v. Garza (dissenting)
  • 100334 -- State v. Fischer
  • 100313 -- State v. McMullen
  • 100178 -- State v. Murphy (joins in the foregoing dissenting opinion)
  • 100175 -- State v. Martinez (dissenting)
  • 100037 -- State v. Sandberg (dissenting)
  • 100012 -- Saylor v. Westar Energy, Inc.
  • 100005 -- State v. Colston (dissenting)
  • 100000 -- State v. Reyna (dissenting)
  • 99951; 99972; 100042 -- Tiller v. Corrigan
  • 99818 - Miller v. Johnson (concurring in part and dissenting in part) and also (joins Justice Beier 's concurrence and dissent)
  • 99768 -- Winkel v. Miller
  • 99757 -- In the Matter of the Care and Treatment of Sporn
  • 99725 -- State v. Leshay
  • 99687 -- In re Adoption of J.M.D.
  • 99678 -- Tilzer v. Davis, Bethune & Jones
  • 99655 -- State v. Smith
  • 99628 -- State v. McCaslin (dissenting)
  • 99536 -- Wolfe Electric, Inc. v. Duckworth (dissenting)
  • 99506 Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. v. Americold Corp.
  • 99503 -- Adamson v. Bicknel (joins concurring and dissenting opinion)
  • 99411 -- State v. Trussell
  • 99280 -- State v. Woodward
  • 99225 -- State v. Bello
  • 99176 -- State v. Belone
  • 99155 -- Manly v. City of Shawnee
  • 98948 -- State v. Preston
  • 98691 -- State ex rel. Morrison v. Sebelius (concurring & dissenting)
  • 98607 -- McCracken v. Kohl
  • 98403 -- State v. Leaper (concurring)
  • 98389 -- State v. Sharp (dissenting)
  • 98226 -- State v. Decker
  • 98059/98060 -- State v. Marx
  • 98017 -- State v. Appleby (concurring & dissenting)
  • 97872 -- State v. Horn
  • 97759 -- State v. Warledo (concurring)
  • 97584 -- Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman, Chtd., v. Oliver
  • 97440 -- State v. Cook
  • 97296 -– State v. Gleason (joins in the foregoing concurring and dissenting opinion)
  • 97279 -- State v. Jones
  • 97183 -- State v. Scaife
  • 97139 -- Pabst v. State
  • 96883 -- State v. Hunt
  • 96850 -- State v. Youngblood
  • 96820 -- State v. Schow
  • 96772 -- Iron Horse Auto, Inc. v. Lititz Mut. Ins. Co.
  • 96734 -- Moser v. State
  • 96568 -- Poston v. U.S.D. No. 387 (dissenting)
  • 96531 -- State v. Gill
  • 96526 -- State v. Johnson
  • 96463 -- Central Natural Resources, INC v. Davis Operating Co. et al
  • 96414 -- State ex rel. Slusher v. City of Leavenworth
  • 96299 -- State v. Tyler
  • 96250 -- Cooke, et al. v Gillespie, et al. (concurring)
  • 96231 -- State v. Brinklow
  • 96203 -- Edwards v. Anderson Engineering, Inc.
  • 96126 -- State v. Martin
  • 96003 -- In re Adoption of X.J.A.
  • 95935 -- State ex rel. Secretary of SRS v. Bohrer (dissenting)
  • 95914 -- In re Adoption of A.A.T.
  • 95890 -- State v. Williams
  • 95815 -- State v. Miller (concurring)
  • 95729 -- State v. Crum
  • 95592 -- State v. Storey (dissenting)
  • 95523 -- State v. Wade
  • 95523 -- State v. Davis
  • 95509 -- In re E.T.  (concurring)
  • 95468 -- Mooney v. City of Overland Park
  • 95310 -- State v. Hawkins
  • 95256 -- State v. Hughes (concurring & dissenting)
  • 95041 -- State v. Fewell (concurring & dissenting)
  • 94906 -- Richert v. McHone
  • 94881 -- State v. Hamic
  • 94765 -- In re Conservatorship of Chapman
  • 94691 -- Esquivel v. Watters
  • 94602 -- Smith v. Kansas Gas Service Co.
  • 94570 -- Gilley v. Kansas Gas Service Co.
  • 94187 -- State v. Stevens (dissenting)
  • 93973 -- State v. Flores
  • 93879 -- State v. Stallings
  • 93559 -- Haley v. Brown
  • 93537 -- In re Marriage of Iwed
  • 93416 -- State v. Nguyen
  • 92956 -- State v. Johnson
  • 92841 -- Mathena v. IBP, Inc.  (dissenting)
  • 92439 -- Davis v. Hildyard (concurring)
  • 92397 -- State v. Castillo
  • 92367 -- State v. Beeney
  • 92189 -- Lyons v. IBP, Inc.
  • 91929 -- Alliance Mortgage Co. v. Pastine (dissenting)
  • 91634 -- Barlett v. CNA
  • 91569 -- Main Line, Inc. v. Board of Reno County Comm'rs
  • 91466 -- State v. Farmer (dissenting & concurring)
  • 91326 -- Geico General Ins. Co. v. Hanzlik
  • 91301 -- In re Marriage of Williams
  • 90834 -- McGoldrick v. State (dissenting)
  • 90787 -- In re Marriage of VanBuren
  • 90760 -- State v. Herrman
  • 90452 -- Rural Telephone Service Co., Inc. v. Kansas Corporation Comm'n
  • 90450 -- State v. Kirby
  • 90198 -- State v. Jonathan Carr (joins Beier's concurring and dissenting opinion) and (separately concurring in part and dissenting in part)
  • 90183 -- State v. Capps
  • 90044 -- State v. Reginald Carr (joins Beier's concurring and dissenting opinion) and (separately concurring in part and dissenting in part)
  • 89681 -- Sharp v. Custom Campers, Inc.
  • 89511 -- State v. Martin (dissenting)
  • 89430 -- City of Norton v. Stewart
  • 89366 -- Penn-America Ins. Co. v. Johnson
  • 89365 -- Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. v. Carmody
  • 89303 -- State v. Manbeck (concurring)
  • 89006 -- State v. Garcia
  • 88976 -- City of Mulvane v. Roberts
  • 88741 -- State v. Scheuerman
  • 88546 -- State v. Bunyard (dissenting)
  • 88146 -- Burchett v. Kansas Mutual Ins. Co.
  • 88117 -- In re Estate of Petesch
  • 87821 -- Logsdon v. State
  • 87696 -- State v. Maxon
  • 87644 -- Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. v. Enterprise Leasing Co.
  • 87373 -- State v. Anthony
  • 87290 -- In re H.R.B.
  • 87002 -- O'Donoghue v. Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co.
  • 86968 -- State v. Coleman
  • 86859 -- Rodarte v. Kansas Dept. of Transportation
  • 86432 -- In re M.E.B.
  • 86279 -- State v. Kemp
  • 86243 -- State v. Price
  • 86119 -- In re C.C.
  • 85901 -- Prugue v. Morley
  • 85819 -- Moore v. Luther
  • 85779 -- State v. McIntyre
  • 85342 -- Johnson v. Kansas Dept. of Revenue
  • 83801 -- State v. Scott (concurring)