Terry J. Johnson
Terry J. Johnson was born and raised in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree at McNeese State University and went on to receive his Juris Doctorate Degree at Louisiana State University Law School.
Terry is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association; the Southwest Louisiana Bar Association; the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association; the American Bar Association; the 5th Circuit United States Court of Appeals Bar Association; and the Southwest Louisiana Bankruptcy Bar Association.
He has served as a former member of the Board of Governors for the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association; the Secretary Treasury of the Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, the Chairman of the Ward 1 Citizens Committee on Education; and the past President of the Pioneer Club. Terry also served as a felony Assistant District Attorney for both Allen Parish and Calcasieu Parish.
Terry has been practicing law for 37 years concentrating in the areas of Personal injury, successions, criminal law, Chapter 13 bankruptcy, business law, and community property partitions.
Cary W. Vercher
Born in Alexandria, Louisiana, and reared in Lake Charles, Cary began his career in Morgan City, Louisiana, with the law firm of Aycock, Horne, Caldwell, Coleman & Duncan. Thereafter he established his own firm and practiced in Morgan City for more than thirty years before joining forces with Terry J. Johnson , a long time personal friend, to form the firm Johnson & Vercher, L.L.C.
A 1966 Graduate of Lake Charles High School, Cary attended McNeese State University before graduating from Louisiana State University Law School in 1973 with a Juris Doctor degree. Cary has served as President, Board Director, and Secretary of the St. Mary Parish Bar Association; Treasurer and Board Member of the Southwest Louisiana Bar Association; President and Board Member of St. Mary Outreach, Inc; Vice Chairman and Board Member of the Morgan City Home Rule Charter Commission; Charter Board Member and Secretary of the St. Mary Parish Indigent Defender Board; Chairman and Board Member of the Louisiana State Board of Legal Specialization of the Louisiana State Bar Association, as well as a member of House of Delegates for the Louisiana State Bar Association.
Cary has thirty-seven years of experience in the practice of law with concentration in business , contracts, real estate, banking, finance, probate, successions, debtor-creditor and bankruptcy law.
Jonathan L. Johnson
Jonathan Johnson was born and raised in Moss Bluff, Louisiana. He graduated from Sam Houston High School in 1999 with honors. While in high school, he was a member of the Student Council, Beta Club, basketball and tennis teams.
In December of 2002, Jonathan received a Bachelor of Science, concentrating in Accounting from Louisiana State University. After undergraduate school, Jonathan pursued his law degree at Louisiana State University's Law School. In the summer of 2004, Jonathan went on to study abroad at the Universite' Jean Moulin, II in Lyon, France. Once back in the States, he completed his Juris Doctorate and Bachelors of Civil Law, receiving his degrees in May of 2006. During his time in law school, he was a member of the Student Bar Association and an adjunct writer for The Civilian.
Jonathan serves as President of the Young Lawyers Section of SWLA Bar Association; Board of Director of SWLA Law Center; Board of Director of SWLA Bar Foundation and the Treasurer of SWLA Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is a member of the Executive Council of the SWLA Bar Association; the CABL (Council for a Better Louisiana); the American Bar Association; and Louisiana Bar Association.
Jonathan is very involved in the SWLA community. He is on the Board of Directors of Contraband Days Inc.; a member of Trinity Baptist Church; and served as Chairman of Holiday Helping Hands in 2008.
Jonathan's practice focuses primarily on family law, personal injury, criminal Law and business law.
Adam P. Johnson
Adam Johnson grew up in Moss Bluff, Louisiana and is married to Ashley Leonards of Rayne, Louisiana. Adam graduated from Sam Houston High School and attended Louisiana State University where he earned a Bachelor's degree in business management. After LSU, Adam earned a Juris Doctor degree from Southern University Law School. After graduating law school, Adam took a clerkship position at the 14th Judicial District Court. During that clerkship, Adam gained valuable experience working with both the Honorable Ronald Ware and the Honorable Robert L. Wyatt.
Adam chose to enter the legal field based on a strong desire to help people. He has a passion for the courtroom and a will to represent the interests of those who are in need of restitution, recovery, or exoneration.
In his free time, Adam enjoys hunting, fishing, playing golf and spending time with his family. He is a member of the Young Men's Business Club, the Southwest Louisiana Young Lawyer's Association, The Louisiana State Bar Association, and a member of Trinity Baptist Church of Lake Charles. Last but certainly not least, during his four year's at LSU, Adam never missed an LSU home football game.
Adam's areas of practice include, bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, criminal Law, and personal injury.