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Kelli Johnson


Kelli Johnson is an associate attorney at Paladin Law Group. Before joining the firm, Ms. Johnson was a legal intern for Commissioner Karen Douglas at the California Energy Commission. She received her Environmental Law Certificate as well as her J.D. from University of California, Davis School of Law.

At UC Davis, Ms. Johnson was the Neumiller Chair for the Moot Court Honors Board. Her team won the 2014 Neumiller Moot Court Competition, UC Davis’s annual intraschool moot court competition, where she argued in front of three appellate court judges. She received the Best Overall Appellate Advocate and the Best Appellate Brief awards from the UC Davis Moot Court Honors Board.

Ms. Johnson received her B.S. from University of California, Santa Barbara. She graduated with high honors and received the Outstanding Graduating Senior award from UCSB’s Earth Science Department.

Practice Areas

Environmental Litigation


University of California, Davis – J.D., Order of the Coif, 2015

Neumiller Chair, UC Davis Moot Court Honors Board, 2014-2015

University of California, Santa Barbara – B.S., Earth and Planetary Science, 2012

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California, 2015