Whitman B. Johnson  III - Currie Johnson & Myers, P.A.

Whitman B. Johnson III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Whit Johnson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Clarksdale, Mississippi, in a doctor’s household.  Mr. Johnson has been licensed to practice in the State of Mississippi since 1979. He specializes in litigation, with the focus of his practice for the past 25 years being the defense of physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers from claims of medical negligence. Mr. Johnson is a frequent speaker to medical organizations, including the Mississippi State Medical Association, the Mississippi Medical and Surgical Association, Medical Assurance Company of Mississippi, and various departments and groups within the University of Mississippi Medical Center system. He has also been published in the Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association on both risk management and litigation issues. Mr. Johnson’s wife, George, is a pre-school teacher, and they are the proud parents of three children, two of whom are in college. They have lived in Jackson since Mr. Johnson’s graduation from law school in 1979 and are actively involved as parishioners at St. Richard’s Catholic Church.

University of Mississippi School of LawJ.D. 1979University of MississippiBA 1976
The Mississippi BarHinds County Bar AssociationRankin County Bar AssociationMississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Office Location

1044 River Oaks Drive
P.O. Box 750
Jackson, MS 39205-0750
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants of the Jackson-MS Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law of the Jackson-MS Metro Area
Whitman B. Johnson III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Whitman B. Johnson III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (Birth Trauma, Litigation, Medical Negligence, Pharmaceutical)

Other Information

Gender: Male