James (Jamie) Johnson, Lommen Abdo Law Firm

James R. Johnson

Areas of Practice: Mediation, Construction Defect & Real Estate Disputes, Contract Litigation, Criminal & Traffic Defense, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injuries, Probate & Trust Disputes, Wrongful Death 

Office Location: Hudson, Wisconsin / Minneapolis, Minnesota 

Direct715.381.7105 / Emailjamesj@lommen.com 

James R. Johnson / Biography

Jamie Johnson has been litigating cases for over 30 years. His strength is resolving disputes efficiently and achieving maximum results. Whether your dispute involves a contested will, a boundary issue, a construction defect, a traffic ticket or even a criminal charge; he can help guide you through the process, vigorously defend your rights and pursue your best interests. Jamie will thoroughly analyze the strengths and weaknesses of your case and make recommendations as if you were family. 

Jamie’s mediation practice in Wisconsin is a cornerstone of his legal career. Over the last ten years, he has helped parties successfully navigate complex disputes and find creative solutions. With a deep understanding of the intricacies of the legal system, Jamie is uniquely positioned to guide parties through the mediation process and help them achieve their desired outcomes. He has successfully mediated disputes in various legal areas, including construction, business disputes, and insurance claims. He remains calm and empathetic even in the most challenging situations. Jamie’s commitment to finding practical solutions that meet the needs of all parties involved has earned him a reputation as a trusted mediator throughout Wisconsin. His dedication to his clients has helped him build long-lasting relationships based on mutual trust and respect.

In 2009 he was recognized by the Wisconsin Law Journal as a “Leader in the Law” and is rated Distinguishedfor high professional achievement by Martindale-Hubbell. 

“I became a lawyer so that I could help people solve their problems.  I enjoy being the advocate and spokesperson for people who feel they are not being heard. It is gratifying to bring peace and resolution to the lives of those that may be struggling with issues they cannot handle on their own. I am proud to do it effectively and efficiently.”

When he is not litigating cases, he is active in his community. Jamie is a video host/correspondent of a cable TV and internet show called “Western Wisconsin Journal.” He has served in volunteer and leadership roles in his church, school district and other local service organizations and is currently serving as President of the Hudson School Board. He also enjoys his family, running, working out and following his favorite sports teams. 

Leadership + Activities

  • American Bar Association 
  • State Bar of Wisconsin 
  • Minnesota Bar Association 
  • St. Croix Valley Bar Association 
  • Hudson Daybreak Rotary, 2007 to present; Board, 2009 to 2014; President, 2012 to 2013 
  • Bethel Lutheran Church 
  • Hudson Board of Education, 2013 to present; President, 2014 to present 
  • Wisconsin Governor’s Judicial Selection Advisory Council, 2008 to 2011 

Community + Pro Bono Work

  • Volunteer mediator for St. Croix County Small Claims Court 
  • Provides legal advice at St. Croix Valley Bar Association Free Legal Clinic 


  • “Personal Injury From Start to Finish for Paralegals,” National Business Institute, November 2015

Published Articles

  • “Are Neighbor Disputes a Cause for Legal Counsel?” Hudson Neighbors magazine, September 2021


  • Carthage College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1984 
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison, J.D., cum laude, 1987 

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1987 
  • Minnesota, 1995 
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1987 
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1995 


News + Articles

The Benefits of Mediation in Shareholder Disputes

The Benefits of Mediation in Shareholder Disputes

Shareholder disputes can be complex, emotionally charged, and costly affairs, often leaving both parties embroiled in legal battles that can harm the company and strain relationships. Fortunately, there is an alternative to traditional litigation that offers numerous...