Lamar I. Johnson was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and attended MacArthur Senior High School. Mr. Johnson graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and, later, returned home to attend law school. In May of 2017, Mr. Johnson received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center.
During law school, Mr. Johnson worked as a student attorney in the University of Houston Law Center's Criminal Defense Clinic where he helped represent indigent members of the community charged with misdemeanors. Mr. Johnson was also an editor of the Journal of Consumer & Commercial Law and an active member of Black Law Students Association.
Mr. Johnson joined the Bergquist Law Firm in August 2017, where he currently focuses his practice on representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases. In his free time, Mr. Johnson enjoys fishing, playing sports with his younger brother, and following the Supreme Court.