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Lawyer , Naval officer , Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAGC)

Wayne Leslie Johnson, American lawyer, naval officer. Bar: Georgia 1983, United States Court Military Appeals 1986. Member Georgia Bar Association.


Johnson, Wayne Leslie was born in 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Carl Harry and Winifred Violet Johnson.


Bachelor of Science in Political Science, West Chester State College, 1974. Juris Doctor, cum laude, Mercer University, 1983. Master of Laws, Tulane University Law School, 2000.


Served in the Army from 1975 to 1979 as a Specialist Five legal clerk at Fort Gordon, GA and Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany.

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1982, advanced through grades to commander, 1996.

Senior Defense Counsel, Chief Legal Assistance Attorney, Naval Legal Service Office, NAS Pensacola, Florida, 1983-1985.

Staff Judge Advocate, United States Ship (USS) Canopus (AS 34), Naval Submarine Base, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia, 1985-1987.

Military Law Instructor, Naval Justice School, NETC Newport, Rhode Island, 1987-1989.

Naval Reserve Recruiting Command, NSA New Orleans, from 1989 to 1999.

Retired from Naval Reserve Recruiting Command in 1999 with 20 years of active military service.

Since 2005 employed by the Dept. of Health and Human Service, Office of the General Counsel, Ethics Division, Washington, DC


  • Bar: State Bar of Georgia, admitted 1983. United States Court Military Appeals, admitted 1986.


Member State Bar of Georgia.


Married Jennie Orr Arnold, 1977. Children: Emily Dawn, Helen Anne.

Carl Harry Johnson

Winifred Violet Johnson

Jennie Orr Arnold

Emily Dawn Johnson

Helen Anne Johnson