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Joseph Clayton Johnson, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Energy, oil and gas leasinglawyer. Member American Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association (member house of deals 1979-1992, council representative mineral law section 1986-1994, chairman mineral law section 1992-1993), Louisiana State Law Institute (mineral code committee), Baton Rouge Bar Association, Dean Henry George McMahon American Inn of Court.

Background

Johnson,, Joseph Clayton was born on November 15, 1943 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States. Son of Joseph Clayton and Rose Butler (Levy) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1965. Juris Doctor, Louisiana State University, 1969.

Career

Worked at Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips. Admitted to the bar, 1969, Louisiana. Phi Alpha Delta. Member, Louisiana Law Review, 1968-1969.

Author: "Maintenance of Mineral Interests in Louisiana," 26th Institute on Mineral Law 1979. "The Top Lease - No Longer a Stranger in the Lease Block," 34th Institute on Oil and Gas Law and Taxation 1983. "Liability for Blow-outs and Similar Accidents," 32nd Institute on Mineral Law 1985.

Presenter, Oil and Gas Law for a New Century: Precedent as Prologue, The Southwestern Legal Foundation, 1997. Member, Board of Editors, Oil and Gas Reporter, Matthew Bender & Company, 1987—. Master, Dean Henry George McMahon American Inn of Court.

Member: Mineral Code Committee, Louisiana State Law Institute, 1992—. Advisory Committee, Middle District of Louisiana, Civil Justice Reform Act, 1995— (Chairman, 1996-1997). Special Mineral Counsel, Parish of East Baton Rouge and Louisiana State University.

Member: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State (Member, House of Delegates, 1986-1990. Council Member, Mineral Law Section, 1986-1993, Chairman, 1992-1993) and American Bar Associations.

Religion

God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

Politics

God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.

Views

All persons, regardless of age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation, are entitled to have their human and civil rights ensured and to be protected against violence.

Membership

President Baton Rouge area American Cancer Society, 1987—1988. Member advisory board Center for Energy Law, 2000—2005. Board directors Capital Area chapter American Red Cross, since 2005, chair, since 2010.

Member of Center for American and International Law (board editors Oil and Gas Reporter 1987—2005), Baton Rouge Bar Association, Louisiana State Law Institute (mineral code committee), Louisiana Bar Association (member house of deals 1979-1992, council representative mineral law section 1986-1994, chairman mineral law section 1992-1993).

Connections

Married Cherrian Frances Turpin, October 24, 1970. Children: Mary Clayton, Erik Cole.