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Emily Hightower Johnston

Emily Hightower Johnston, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1979, North Carolina 1980. Member of State Bar Georgia, North Carolina State Bar.


  • Johnston, Emily Hightower was born on March 8, 1954 in Jefferson, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Deward Earl and Jennie Clyde (Worth) Hightower.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1976. Juris Doctor, University Georgia, 1979.


    • Legal editor Harrison Company, Norcross, Georgia, 1979—1982. Staff attorney Preferred Research Inc., Greensboro, North Carolina, 1982—1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1979, North Carolina 1980.


    • Author: North Carolina Law of Damages, 1981. Co-author (with B. Finberg): Products Liability- The Law in North Carolina, 1980.


    The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.


    God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Denomination: Methodist


    The demands of modern life may leave someone stressed and overloaded, or isolated and feeling useless. Be persistent, and success will be definitely achieved.


    Member of State Bar Georgia, North Carolina State Bar.


    • Married David Graham Johnston, May 22, 1982. 1 child Peter Worth.
    • father: Deward Earl Hightower
    • mother: Jennie Clyde (Worth) Hightower
    • spouse: David Graham Johnston
    • child: Peter Worth Johnston
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    Born March 8, 1954
    (age 63)