Attorney Jamy Richard Johansen is a Superior native who graduated from Superior Senior High School and the University of Wisconsin-Superior with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, cum laude, with a Philosophy minor. He earned his Juris Doctor degree at California Western School of Law in San Diego, California. While in law school, Johansen worked in the federal criminal justice system for Federal Defender's of San Diego, Inc.
After law school, and the Wisconsin Bar Examination, Johansen began handling cases in Douglas County and surrounding Wisconsin counties. In 2010, Johansen was selected by Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, for excellence in criminal defense. In 2012, he was awarded National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 and, in 2013, National Trial Lawyers Top 100. He also received the Avvo Top Contributor award in 2019. Attorney Johansen has served as both President and Vice President of the Douglas County Bar Association and is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin.