Professional, Experienced, & Affordable


My name is Curt Johnson. I live and work in the Five Cities Area on the Central Coast.  I have practiced law in California as a trial attorney for over thirty years.  Generally, the last thing people want to do is contact a lawyer. Usually it means a potentially life changing event has happened and they need experienced and affordable counsel. 
     Some of the services we provide at my firm involve planning for the future (e.g., wills, trusts, powers of attorney, etc.). However, often times the legal challenge involves the necessity of dealing with the Court system. I want to provide you with private, low-cost assistance. Additionally, having practiced law for so many years, I understand that local attorneys may also find themselves in situations where they can't be in two courts at the same time; or, they simply need a break for a family vacation, or some other life necessity. For this reason, we include low-cost Appearance Attorney services to law firms in SLO and North Santa Barbara Counties.  
    I have set up a system I believe will allow most people to get through their difficult legal issues with a minimum cost.  This includes either full or limited representation at a very low hourly rate.  Additionally, if you find yourself in a financial situation where you want to (or must) represent yourself, I will be happy to assist in the preparation of basic legal forms to help you get through the legal process.  Please check out our low-cost services and fees by using the navigation bar at the top of the page. Our firm has extensive experience in criminal, civil, and family law, which will ensure our clients the successful outcome they deserve.
     I am proud so many clients have repeatedly turned to my firm for counsel and representation in their times of need. I am determined to work hard to assure that clients will work through their legal matters at a low-cost, and get back to a normal life.
    Thanks, and please feel free to call or use our contact email if you need help.


My firm has achieved results for our clients at mediation and in jury trials. This is due to our willingness to take a case to trial, and our aggressiveness in pursuing all possible leads. In fact, we are proud to have secured numerous sanctions and fines against counsel for insurance companies which failed to produce evidence that we later uncovered. In addition to many six-figure verdicts and settlements, we have obtained:

  • $4 Million Settlement - Major Fraud Violation
  • $3 Million Verdict - Negligent Driver Injures Passenger
  • $2.6 Million Settlement - False Imprisonment
  • $2.3 Million Settlement - Medical Malpractice
  • $1.5 Million Verdict - Legal Malpractice




Curtis L. Johnson

Attorney at Law



Juris Doctor, 1985

B.A., Political Science, 1974

Activities & Affiliations

• Active Kayaker
• Dog Enthusiast
• Pismo Longboarders Club, Member

Bar Admissions

• California