Tressa Valentine Johnson, Esq.

Tressa Valentine Johnson, Esq.

Tressa Johnson is a founding partner of Johnson & Bennett. She has dedicated her career to personal injury recovery and employment law matters inĀ  Mississippi and Tennessee.

Throughout her studies and her legal career, Attorney Johnson has had a passion for helping others and the determination to find effective solutions. While earning her Juris Doctor degree from the Loyola University College of Law, Attorney Johnson helped found the Student Hurricane Network to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina in her native New Orleans. She organized 250 law students from 50 law schools in 2005 to provide legal aid to the victims of Katina. She increased the number of participants to 600 law students from 65 law schools in 2006.

Attorney Johnson started her career as a contract attorney for a healthcare facility in Memphis and soon became interested in employment matters. She moved to a boutique personal injury law firm in Memphis, TN, where she was made managing attorney just two years out of law school. She then became a partner at another boutique personal injury firm in Memphis, where she won approximately $12 million in settlements and verdicts, including a $1 million jury verdict.*

Attorney Johnson resides in Shelby County.

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Areas of Practice

  • Personal injury
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Slips and falls
  • Employment law
  • Overtime law violations
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual harassment

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2007
  • Mississippi, 2014


  • J.D., Loyola University College of Law, 2007
    • Civil Law Division, Common Law Certificate
    • Hannah and Herman Levy Scholarship Fund of the Lupin Foundation Activities
    • Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition
    • 2006-2007 Student Hurricane Network- Co-Founder
    • Black Law Student Association
    • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International
  • Medical degree coursework, Howard University College of Medicine, 2000-2001
  • Post-Baccalaureate Studies, Harvard University, 1998-1999
  • B.S., Xavier University of Louisiana, 1998
    • Major in Biology, minor in Chemistry May
    • Invited member of Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society

Professional Organizations

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
  • Tennessee Association for Justice
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • National Bar Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International

*Disclaimer: Results are not typical.

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