Laura Johnson

Associate Attorney

Salt Lake City divorce attorney Laura Johnson

Midvale divorce lawyer Laura Johnson starts each case with one basic, straightforward objective. With every client, she strives to first inform and educate them as to their legal rights and duties and then discusses how she can help them reach their goals in the most ideal fashion.

“I am passionate about making my clients feel comfortable and knowledgeable about the divorce process,” Ms. Johnson said. “I provide zealous representation to ensure my client’s case is handled the most effective way possible. Having an attorney you can trust is vital in family law cases. I am able to provide a trusting relationship and a strong work ethic in resolving their family law issues.”

Ms. Johnson knows that divorce cases can be emotionally draining for clients, so she strives to connect with them by cultivating an environment of trust that allows for open communication and exact knowledge of the facts that results in effective representation.

Ms. Johnson often works with clients that come to her with challenges that can seem overwhelming. It’s that opportunity to help ease the pain of divorce and walk her clients through each step of the process that makes practicing family law appealing to her.

“I enjoy working closely with clients and advocating for them during difficult circumstances,” Ms. Johnson said. “I am a very dedicated, hard-working, tenacious and honest attorney.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Johnson is licensed in Utah.


Ms. Johnson earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish from the University of Virginia. She received her Juris Doctor from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Johnson primarily practiced family law and general civil litigation.


Ms. Johnson is a member of the Utah Bar Association, Utah Young Lawyers Division, J. Reuben Clark Law Society and a Board Member of the American Inns of Court – A. Sherman Christensen Chapter. She is also a member of Phi Delta Phi.


BYU Law School Awards

Negotiation Competition Winner

Linda Anderson Trial Advocacy Competition Finalist

Woody Deam Trial Advocacy Competition Finalist

AAJ National Trial Advocacy Competition Semifinalist



“I am very happy. I feel that Laura represents me very well. Even though I don’t have a real reference point, this being my first divorce, I feel I have a great attorney and that she is doing everything possible for me.”


“Laura is very responsive and professional. Not knowing the ins and outs of this process it is nice to have someone to ask.”


“I love [my attorney’s] responsiveness. I always feel that my case is a priority with her, and not once have I felt lost with where we are at in the whole process. Very happy so far!”