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Braden Johnson

Braden Johnson

Associate| Salt Lake City


Braden Johnson focuses his practice in commercial finance, real estate acquisitions and banking law. Braden’s regulatory experience with the US Departments of Labor and Justice adds to the business acumen he developed at a sophisticated, boutique corporate law firm. He has prepared company filings, drafted joint venture agreements and executed complex transactions for private entities.

  • University of Colorado School of Law (J.D., 2015)
    • Dean's List
    • Associate Editor, Colorado Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Review
    • Recipient, John and Cynthia Schultz Wildcatter Full Scholarship
    • Recipient, Public Service Pledge Award
  • Brigham Young University (B.A., Political Science, 2012)
    • Freelance Editor, J. Reuben Clark Law School's International Center for Law and Religious Studies
    • Student-Author, Brigham Young University Prelaw Review Journal
  • William E. Doyle American Inn of Court
  • "Justice After the Gavel Sounds: Unravelling the Prisoner Litigation Epidemic," Author, Gamm Justice Award Writing Competition, unpublished (February 2015)
  • "Public Benefit Corporations: A Better Way to do Business in Colorado," Presenter, Boulder Startup Week (May 15, 2014)
  • "Why Work in the Environmental Law Clinic?," Presenter, University of Colorado Law School (February 13, 2014)
  • "The Future of Coal: Is the Modern Regulatory Regime a Taking?," Author, The New Jurist (January 2014)
  • "Don't Stop the Music: iTunes and Probate Law," Author, The New Jurist (January 2013)
  • "Freedom to Achieve: The Future of Student-led Organizations within the Public School System," Author, 26 Brigham Young University Prelaw Review 55 (2012)
  • Needs Beyond Medicine, Board of Directors (2017)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop 364, Scoutmaster (2013-2015)
  • Boulder Flood Relief, Volunteer (2013)
  • The Kingdom House Shelter, Volunteer (2012-2013)
  • West Venture Law, Law Clerk (2014-2015)
  • U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Colorado, Summer Clerk (2014)
  • Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission, Law Clerk (2014)
  • CU Natural Resources & Environmental Law Clinic, Student-Attorney (2013)
  • Lake, Burcke, Lake & Watkins, Law Clerk (2013)
  • Provo City Attorney's Office, Legal Intern (2012)
  • Law Office of James G. Clark, Legal Intern (2011)
  • Utah
  • Colorado
  • Supreme Court of Colorado