Jeffrey S. Johnson

Founder and Fort Worth Family Law Attorney

Family Law Attorney Jeff Johnson

Johnson, Loyd & Schmitz
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Phone: 817-576-6537 Email: Email

Jeff Johnson is a native of Washington State but he came to Texas as quickly as he could.

In 2013 Jeff started JS Johnson Law. He quickly grew the firm from a solo practice to 7 attorneys, attracting talent in different areas of law in order to provide a wider range of service for clients.

Jeff works in family law and particularly enjoys highly contested divorce and child custody cases where his skills in strategy and effective performance in the courtroom set him apart. Jeff has handled a number of child abuse cases, including child sexual abuse. He is passionate about protecting children.

He has received recognition in the legal community as a “Top Attorney, Family Law” in Texas Monthly magazine (2014) and as one of the “Top 1% of Attorneys in the United States” by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

Before founding Johnson, Loyd & Schmitz, Jeff Johnson worked as an attorney for a large law firm handling civil litigation and business law. He also served as vice president and in-house counsel for a multinational wine company and worked in corporate management for the Indiana Pacers’ and Dallas Mavericks’ Development League organizations.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2013
  • Washington, 2005


  • University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon
    • J.D., 2004
  • Washington State University Honors College, Pullman, Washington
    • B.A., 2000,Major: International Business

Honors and Awards

  • “Top 100 Family Lawyers in America Under 40”, The National Advocates, 2016
  • “Nation’s Top 1% of Attorneys”, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015, 2016
  • “Top Attorneys in Fort Worth”, Fort Worth Magazine, 2015, 2016
  • “Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in North Texas”, National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • “Best in Family Law Litigation – Texas”, Corporate America’s Legal Elite, 2015
  • “Top Attorneys in North America”, Global Directory of Who’s Who, 2015
  • “Clients’ Choice Award”, AVVO, 2013
  • “10/10 Rating”, AVVO

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas Family Law Section
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Family Bar Association
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
  • Texas Family Law Foundation

Past Employment Positions

  • Widner Family Law Group, Chief Operating Officer, 2011 – 2013
  • Dallas Mavericks – Development League Affiliate, Franchise Consultant, 2010 – 2011
  • Indiana Pacers – Development League Affiliate, VP – Sales and Marketing, 2007 – 2010
  • Pangaea Wine Group, VP – Sales and Marketing, 2006 – 2007
  • Lukins & Annis, PS, Associate Attorney, 2004 – 2006

Pro Bono Activities

  • Youth Soccer Coach, 2014 – Present
  • Youth Football Coach, 2008 – 2010
  • Franklin Group Think Tank, 2012 – Present


  • French