LeDouglas' Heart and Core Values
LeDouglas Johnson is a loving husband and a proud and devoted father. He is the son of Joe and Lillie Johnson and a product of their family and Christ centered values. He and his family worship at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship where he is an active member of the stewardship ministry.
LeDouglas graduated from Duke University where he majored in economics, minored in philosophy, and walked on to the football team. LeDouglas received his law degree from Southern Methodist University where he earned numerous advocacy awards and distinctions including:
· National Order of the Barristers
· National Champion; 1998 San Diego Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition
· National Semifinalist; 1998 ABA National Advanced Appellate Competition
· Champion & Best Oral Advocate; 1998 Carmodys Trial Competition
· Champion, Fall 1997 Vial, Hamilton, Koch & Knox Mock Trial Competition
· Regional Champion, Spring 1998, ABA National Advanced Appellate Competition
· Excellence in Advocacy Award, 1997-98 & 1998-99
· Best Brief Nominee, 1997 Fall Advanced Appellate Advocacy Competition
· Semifinalist, 1997 Fall Advanced Appellate Advocacy Competition
His Legal Experience
LeDouglas has a broad array of legal experience including criminal, family, civil, and juvenile matters. The breadth of his experience has given him valuable perspective on the importance of judicial impartiality. The nature of his experience has uniquely suited him to serve as judge of Court 10, a family violence court. Dallas citizens deserve a judge who will focus on finding the truth of each case. With your assistance, he will be that judge.
LeDouglas is running for election to Dallas County Criminal Court 10, which handles domestic violence cases. In the span of his career he has defended the wrongfully accused, prosecuted those guilty of wrongdoing, and worked with families in crisis. The broad perspective he brings is not just a beneficial asset but an essential quality of a good judge. He will stand for the principle that a judge must not prejudge his cases explicitly by public commentary or implicitly by way of manipulating court procedures to favor one side or the other.
His Judicial Philosophy
"When a court leans, the entire community suffers--regardless of the direction of the tilt. An impartial judge cannot be an advocate for the accused or the accuser. When a court attempts to assume those roles it cannot help but lose its way. Truth is obscured and the entire community suffers the loss of its most powerful advocate for justice. I vow to never lose the balanced perspective my career has given me. Only clear and unbiased vision cultivate the focus required to more perfectly uncover the proper resolution of each unique case that comes before the court."
Summary of Past Firms & Professional Affiliations
The Genator Johnson Law Firm
City of Dallas Attorney's Office
LeDouglas Johnson Campaign
P.O. Box 763334
Dallas, Texas 75376-3334
Phone & Fax: (214)372-2221