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ALAN JOHNSON, American Lawyer, Partner of A ON CORPORA TION.


JOHNSON, ALAN was born on November 3, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Augustana College (Bachelor of Arts, 1960). Northwestern University School of Law (Juris Doctor, 1963).


Born in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Johnson received a B.A. from Vanderbilt University in 1961 and a J.D. from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 1964. He was in the U.S. Air Force from 1964 to 1967, and then in private practice in Cheyenne, Wyoming from 1968 to 1971. Johnson was then a United States magistrate judge for the District of Wyoming from 1971 to 1974.

He joined the Wyoming Air National Guard in 1973. Johnson was a substitute judge of the Municipal Court of Cheyenne, Wyoming from 1973 to 1974, and a judge on the Wyoming state district court from 1974-1985. On October 22, 1985, Johnson was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming created by 98 Stat.

333. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 16, 1985, and received his commission on December 17, 1985. He served as chief judge from 1992 to 1999. Johnson's official portrait was painted by artist Michele Rushworth and was unveiled and installed in the federal courthouse in Cheyenne, Wyoming in 2012.


Chicago, Illinois State and American Bar Associations. (Chicago, Illinois).