KRISTEN JOHNSON was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina but raised in Louisville, Kentucky. She graduated cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from University of South Carolina. She then went on to attend and graduate with her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 2021. During her law school tenure, Kristen was a member, editor, and published author of the University of Louisville Law Review. She also served as a legal intern for Judge Rebecca Grady Jennings, United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky.
Kristen joined O’Bryan, Brown & Toner as an associate after clerking with the firm her second summer of law school. She was admitted into the Kentucky Bar Association in October 2021. Her primary areas of practice include insurance defense litigation with a focus on medical malpractice.
Outside of the office, Kristen enjoys staying active, baking, and spending time with family and friends.
J.D. University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, magna cum laude
B.S. University of South Carolina, cum laude
Supreme Court of Kentucky
United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Kentucky Bar Association | Young Lawyers Division
Louisville Bar Association