Ann R. Johnson | Legal Writing and Research

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Areas of Practice – 
Legal Writing and Research
Statewide Motions and Appellate Practice

Education – Quinnipiac University School of Law, 1994 (Magna Cum Laude)

Admissions – 
Connecticut (1994) New York (1995) United States District Court
District of Connecticut (1997) United States District Court
Southern District of New York (1997)

Memberships –  New York State Bar Association

Ms. Johnson has been successfully writing motion papers for our clients since joining the firm in February 1999

Some of her notable results are:
– Sparks v Detterline, 86 A.D.3d 601 (2nd Dept. 2011) (reversed summary judgment in defendant’s favor on “serious injury” grounds in a motor vehicle accident case)
– Winne v. Town of Duanesburg, 86 A.D.3d 779(3rd Dept. 2011) (affirmed the denial of defendant engineering company’s summary judgment motion in a fall down case)
– Bennett v. White, 37 A.D.3d 630 (2nd Dept. 2007) (affirmed the denial of defendant landlord’s summary judgment motion in a dog bite case)
– O’Banner v. County of Sullivan, 16 A.D.3d 950 (3rd Dept. 2005) (affirmed the denial of defendant’s summary judgment motion, finding that issues of fact existed as to whether a Sullivan County Deputy Sheriff had operated a police vehicle with reckless disregard for the safety of others)
– Sweeney v. Peterson, 1 A.D.3d 650 (3rd Dept. 2003) (affirmed the denial of defendant’s summary judgment motion, finding that issues of fact existed as to whether a New York State Trooper had operated a police vehicle with reckless disregard for the safety of others)
– Charles v. Ball, 291 A.D.2d 367 (2nd Dept. 2002) (affirmed the denial of summary judgment in a pedestrian knockdown case)
– Rodriguez v. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp., 285 A.D.2d 454 (2nd Dept. 2001) (affirmed the jury’s award for pain and suffering in a motor vehicle accident case)

She also assisted two families of 9/11 victims with their claims before the federal Victims’ Compensation Fund, which the firm handled on a pro bono basis; net awards were $3.69 million and $2.19 million, respectively.
In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, yoga, spending time with family, and rooting for the New York Yankees.

 

Awards and honors include
Quinnipiac Law Review Association; Excellence in Clinical Work
American Jurisprudence Award, Lawyers’ Professional Responsibility

CLE’s taken:
Persuasive Writing for Lawyers
Avoiding Ethical Dilemmas in Day-To-Day Practice
Appellate Practice Before the Second Department
CPLR Update 2012
Recent Developments in Tort Law
Handling Tough Issues in a Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Action