Andrew P. Johnson, CFLS

Andrew P. Johnson, CFLS

Divorce Attorney


(760) 639-0187

Andrew Johnson is a Certified Family Law Specialist, licensed to practice in both California and Montana. Mr. Johnson’s law practice is entirely devoted to the practice of Divorce and Family Law. Mr. Johnson became a member of the California State Bar in 2000, and he worked with Basie and Fritz Attorney’s at Law and the Law Offices of James A. Hennenhoefer A.P.C where he was a partner, before opening his own practice in 2011. Mr. Johnson earned a Masters Degree in Accounting from San Diego State University, (1995), and his undergraduate degree was earned at the University of Denver, (1986). Mr. Johnson served in the United States Navy as an officer and aviator from 1987 to 2005 and retired from the United Sated Navy Reserve as a Commander (2005).

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce Involving Closely-Held Business or Professional Practice
  • Divorce
  • Post Decree Changes and Modifications
  • Child Custody, Visitation & Parenting Plans
  • Paternity
  • Child Support
  • Litigation
  • Spousal Support
  • Mediation/Mediator
  • High Asset Divorce
  • Prenuptial & Post-nuptial Agreements

Professional Associations

  • San Diego North County Certified Family Law Specialists: Immediate Past President (2018); President (2014-2017); President Elect (2013- 2014)
  • North County Bar Association (2000-present)
  • San Diego County Bar Association – Family Law Section – Executive Committee (2007-2010)
  • San Diego Family Law Bar Association – Executive Committee (2015-2016); Appreciation Award (2015-2016)
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (2014-2017)
  • Court-Recommended Family Law Mediator (2005 to present)
  • AICPA Conference on Tax Strategies Passed Uniform CPA examination

Professional Continuing Education

  • Sponsored and spoke at the “Cross Examination of Expert Witness Regarding Parental Alienation and Bonding”- Child Custody (2010)
  • Sponsored and spoke at San Diego Family Law Bar Association Judge Panel (2015)
  • San Diego Bar Association: Annual Spring Seminar, Co-Chair (2008)
  • San Diego Bar Association: Annual Fall Seminar, Chair (2008)
  • North County Family Law Specialists: Psychological Counseling Seminar, Chair (2009)
  • San Diego Family Law Bar Association: Summer Seminar, Co-Chair (2015)
  • San Diego Family Law Bar Association: Winter Seminar, Chair (2015)

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California (2008)
  • Judge Pro-Tempore, Superior Court of California (2010)

Honors / Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America (2019)
  • The Legal Network: Top Lawyers in California (2000)
  • San Diego Family Bar Association Appreciation Award (2016)

Bar Admissions

  • California (2000)
  • U.S. Tax Court (2002)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit (2000)
  • Montana (2017)


  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California, J.D. (1999)
  • Law Review:  California Western School of Law Review (1998-1999)
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, California, M.S. (1995), Major: Accountancy
  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, B.S. (1986), Major: Business Administration

Past Employment Positions

  • Commander, United States Navy & Reserve (Ret.) (1986-2005)