Sonia Johnson is an associate in the firm’s Kansas City office practicing in the area of civil defense litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Sonia served as an Assistant Prosecutor in Jackson County, Missouri and as an Assistant District Attorney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she tried numerous jury trials. She also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri.
Sonia graduated from Southern Law School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 2006. During law school she served as a law clerk for the Honorable Wilson Fields in the 19th Judicial District Court. She was also a Law Fellow with NAACP Law Fellow Program working at the national headquarters office in Baltimore, Maryland.
Sonia earned her undergraduate degree in English from Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi in 2003, where she was also a member of the women’s basketball team.
- Southern University Law Center, JD, cum laude
- Jackson State University, BA, W.E.B. Dubois Honors’ College, Dean's List, National Dean's List
Memberships & Activities
- Missouri Bar Association
- Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
- ALFA International Compendium, Product Liability & Complex Torts, Missouri Section (with Kara Stubbs) (2017).