John P. Johnson II is a partner at The Behal Law Group LLC in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Johnson focuses his practice on family law, serving clients in Columbus and throughout central Ohio in matters involving divorce, child support, custody, post-divorce modifications and spousal support.
Mr. Johnson has been licensed to practice law since 1993. Before entering private practice, he spent two years as an assistant attorney general for Ohio. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and attained his law degree from Capital University Law School and is a Certified Family Relations Law specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Johnson has litigated numerous cases at the state and appellate levels. In addition to family law, he has experience in business, criminal, employment and entertainment law. He has represented individuals and businesses in discrimination and wrongful termination cases as well as cases involving misdemeanors, drunk driving and traffic offenses.
Mr. Johnson’s success in the legal profession has resulted in various awards and honors. He has attained the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* by the Martindale-Hubbell ratings service, and has been named one of the top lawyers in Central Ohio by Columbus CEO Magazine since 2014.
Active in his legal and professional communities, Mr. Johnson is a Foundation Fellow of the Columbus Bar Association, and a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Central Ohio Association for Justice and the Ohio Association for Justice.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.