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Candace E. Johnson 
 

Candace Johnson joined Carmody MacDonald as an associate in 2017 and focuses her practice in the area of litigation.

Candace Johnson joined Carmody MacDonald as an associate in 2017 and focuses her practice in the area of litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Candace was a summer associate for both a law firm and an in-house counsel department where she worked on projects in labor and employment, real estate, and general litigation. Having worked with a law firm and an in-house department gave her the unique opportunity to see a legal matter from both the client and law firm perspective, positioning her to better serve clients.

Candace received her J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis where she was named Marshall Brennan Fellow and George and Margret Jensen Scholar in Law.

Education

Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law, J.D.;

  • Order of Barristers
  • George and Margret Jensen Scholar in Law
  • Certificate for Excellence in Oral Advocacy
  • National Moot Court Team
  • Juvenile Law and Justice Clinic
  • Marshall Brennan Fellow

University of Missouri - Kansas City, B.A., Criminal Justice, Cum Laude;

  • Graduated with departmental honors
  • Class of 2012 Vice Chancellor Honor recipient
  • Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society, Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Member

Admissions

  • Missouri

Publications & Presentations

  • Candace Johnson & Mae C. Quinn, Chaining Kids to the Ever Turning Wheel: Other Contemporary Costs of Juvenile Court Involvement, 73 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. Online 159 (2016)