Andrew Patrick Johnson

Andrew Patrick Johnson

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  • Divorce, Family Law
  • California, Montana
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Andrew Johnson, CFLS is a licensed Attorney in California who is also a Certified Family Law Specialist. Mr. Johnsons’ law practice is entirely devoted to the practice of Divorce & Family Law located in Vista and North San Diego County, California. Mr. Johnson is also a certified divorce mediator. Mr. Johnson became a member of the Bar in 2000, and over the past 18 years, has worked for himself, Basie and Fritz Attorney’s at Law and at the Law Offices of James A. Hennenhoefer A.P.C where he was a partner before opening his own practice in 2011. Mr. Johnson earned a Masters Degree in Accounting from San Diego State University, (1995), and his undergraduate degree was earned at the University of Denver, (1986). Mr. Johnson served in the United Sates Navy as an officer and aviator from 1987 to 2005 and retired from the United Sated Navy Reserve as a Commander, (2005).

Areas of Practice:
• Family Law
• Divorce
• Child Custody, Visitation and Parenting Plans
• Child Support
• Spousal Support
• High Asset Divorce
• Divorce Involving Closely-Held Business or Professional Practice
• Post Decree Changes/Modifications
• Mediation/Mediator
• Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agmts

Professional Associations:
North County Certified Family Law Specialists - President ; Chair- Executive Committee
North County Bar Association (2000-present)
San Diego County Bar Assoc. - Family Law Section – Exec. Committee (2008-2011)
San Diego Family Law Bar Association – Executive Committee (2012-2013);
San Diego Family Law Bar Association - Appreciation Award (2015-2016)
Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (2014-2017)
Court Recommended Family Law Mediator (2005-present)

Professional Continuing Education:
Sponsored and spoke at the “Cross Examination of Expert Witness Regarding Parental Alienation and Bonding” - Child Custody (2010)

Certified Legal Specialties:
Family Law, State Bar of California, 2008
Judge Pro-Tem, Superior Court of

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Mediator
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Certified Family Law Specialist
State Bar of California Certified Family Law Specialist
Judge Pro Tempore
Vista Family Law Superior Court
Executive Committee Member
San Diego County Bar
Family Law Mediator
San Diego County Superior Court
Univ of Denver
Undergraduate Degree
California Western School of Law
Law Degree
California State University - San Diego State University
Top Lawyers in California
The Legal Network
Highest In Ethical Standards & Professional Excellence
Professional Associations
CFLS North County Bar Association
Vista Family Law Superior Court
Vista Family Law Superior Court
Judge Pro Tempore
- Current
California State Bar # 207864
- Current
San Diego County Bar Association
Executive Committee Member
Speaking Engagements
Cross Examination of Expert Witness Regarding Parental Alienation and Bonding-Child Custody
San Diego Family Law Bar Association
Certified Family Law Specialist
State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
Judge Pro Tempore
San Diego Family Law Sperior Court
Websites & Blogs
Andrew P. Johnson, apc
Valuation is One of the Keys of a Divorce that Involves Business Ownership
What is a Date of Separation in a Divorce in San Diego County?
Coaching Before Your Divorce Hearing at the Vista Courthouse Provides Peace of Mind and Confidence
Child Custody or Parenting Time Requires Quality Time with Each Parent
What to Do When You Are Stuck When Trying to File Your Own Divorce in North County San Diego
A Blend of Services Helps to Reduce the Cost of a Divorce in North County
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered

Q. I have a new born and I'm no longer with the the father but he is getting a lawyer to get 50% custody and rights
A: Not knowing your custody situation, it would be a good idea to meet with an attorney regarding your custody arrangement and review your court documents to determine father's custody rights.
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Contact & Map
Andrew P. Johnson, APC
440 S. Melrose Drive
Suite 260
Vista, CA 92081
Telephone: (760) 639-0187
Fax: (760) 639-0276