(810) 227-1700 dgjlaw@yahoo.com


Providing legal services in Family Law, Estate Planning and Business Law to Livingston County.

Serving clients in Brighton, Michigan

David has received the AV® PREMINENT™ Martindale-Hubbell® Lawyer Rating throughout his career.

The A/V Preeminent Rating is the highest peer rating standard ranking for the level of professional excellence in legal knowledge, communication skills, and ethical standards.


An experienced negotiator and mediator. Respected in the courtroom by judges and peers. Wise counsel for challenging problems. A compassionate listener.

Dave Johnson

David Johnson is a Brighton attorney specializing in business law, family law and estate planning. He provides attentive, dependable and honorable counsel and representation serving Livingston County and the surrounding counties.  As an experienced lawyer, Dave handles complex litigation without losing sight of the smaller, emotionally-fraught details that often mean the most, at the end of the day, to the people he represents.

Having served clients since 1976, Dave Johnson is uniquely qualified and has the skill, knowledge, and experience to ensure the full protection of your legal rights.

JD, Wayne State University
BA, Albion College
Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce: Board of Directors and Legal Advisor
Deerfield Township Attorney
Work Skills Corporation Board of Directors
Salvation Army of Livingston County Advisory Board


Through years of practicing law in Livingston County, Dave Johnson has served on the Genoa Township Board of Trustees, Deerfield Township Board Attorney, Oak Pointe Country Club Board of Directors, Work Skills Corporation Board of Directors, and the Salvation Army of Livingston County Advisory Board. He has served as the Hearing Officer for the State of Michigan.

Dave moved his practice from Livonia, Michigan in 1982 to set up an independent law office with the Honorable Daniel Burress in 1982. His office is located at the Independent Law Offices located at 8163 W. Grand River in Brighton, Michigan.


David G. Johnson

Dave and his wife, Nancy, have lived in Brighton, Michigan since 1982. They have four children who graduated from Brighton High School and three grandchildren. He enjoys golf, hiking, and staying fit through exercise and working outside.





An experienced attorney representing clients in Business Law, Family Law, and Estate Planning in Livingston County since 1982.


8163 Grand River Rd., Brighton, MI 48114