Linda B. Johnson
573 Columbia Turnpike
Suite A, Building 2
East Greenbush, NY12061
Phone: (518) 708-6065
Fax: (518) 898-9020
Linda B. Johnson is a partner at Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP and the senior attorney of the Capital District office. She is a member of the Litigation, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation and Construction Law practice groups. Linda initially joined the firm in 2003. She rejoined the firm in 2010 after serving as an appellate court attorney for the New York State Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Third Judicial Department from 2009-2010. She focuses her practice on plaintiff's personal injury, appeals, construction disputes and general litigation. Linda has extensive in-court trial, motion practice, negotiation, arbitration and mediation experience, and has been instrumental in the settlement of substantial civil cases.
In October 2015, Linda graduated from the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, Wyoming. She was elected as a board member to the Trial Lawyers College Alumni Board effective October 2, 2015. Linda has lectured on topics such as the use of active listening to improve trial skills for the Academy of Trial Lawyers, Women in the Law for the New York State Bar Association, mechanic’s liens and related considerations for construction industry clients, and family business dispute litigation.
Linda is a member of the appellate counsel panel of the New York State Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Third Judicial Department. She has served on the New York State Character & Fitness Committee since April 2011. Linda is the Immediate Past President of the Capital District Women's Bar Association (CDWBA), and has also served as the CDWBA President Elect, Second Vice President and Recording Secretary. Linda serves on the Board of Directors of the Rensselaer County Bar Association. She is a co-founder of the East Greenbush Ski Club.
Reported appellate decisions include People v Chin, 128 AD3d 1270 (3d Dept 2015), Iv denied 2015 NY Slip Op 98674(u); People v Wasley, 989 NYS2d 402 (3d Dept July 24, 2014); People v Lewis, 118 AD3d 1125 (3d Dept 2014); People v Bouton, 107 AD3d 1035 (3d Dept 2013), lv denied 21 NY3d 1072 (2013); Satra Realty, LLC v Knovel Corp., 93 AD3d 1128 (3d Dept 2012), lv denied 19 NY3d 814 (2012); People v Leszczynski, 96 AD3d 1162 (3d Dept 2012), lv denied 19 NY3d 998 (2012); Small Bus. Loan Source v 4 Dogs of Syracuse, 81 AD3d 1390 (4th Dept 2011), lv denied, 17 NY3d 707 (2011); Brightman v Hackett, 81 AD3d 1200 (3d Dept 2011); Maines Paper & Food Svc. Inc. v Losco Group, Inc., 36 AD3d 1047 (3d Dept 2007); Smith v Genardo, 27 AD3d 821 (3d Dept 2006); LaMonte v County of Broome, 20 AD3d 756 (3d Dept 2005).