Elaine R. Johnson graduated from S.U.N.Y Binghamton with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science, and studied Human Resource Management and Human Development in the Master’s Program.  Elaine earned her Juris Doctorate from Monterey College of Law in 2015. Ms. Johnson was born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y.C.

Ms. Johnson has interned at the Santa Cruz County District Attorney’s office for 4 1/2 years, Juvenile Dependency Court for 2 years and has extensive mediation experience since 2014.


Elaine is currently a member of the Santa Cruz County Bar Association and serves on the Board of Directors for the Women Lawyers of Santa Cruz County, holding the treasurer position. In addition, Elaine is currently working on projects with the Santa Cruz County Trial Lawyers Association, including managing the Santa Cruz County High School Mock Trial and Elementary Law Program.

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