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The Johnson Firm

Your Local, Legal Professionals

By working with Team Johnson, you get more than professional representation, you receive a curated, boutique experience tailored to the needs of your case. At The Johnson Firm, LLC, we have lawyers who are focused on your unique vision, opportunities, issues, and challenges. We’re your neighborhood lawyers who have been practicing law in the Delaware
Valley the way it should be since 2004.We’re waiting for your call!

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Where You’ll Feel the Difference

Professional Experience. Exceptional Results.

At The Johnson Firm, LLC, we are a new kind of law firm for a changing world. We are consistent, patient and professional, giving each new case the attention it deserves. An integral part of our services is to work closely with our clients so that they can make the right decisions with respect to their legal needs.

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Meet The Team

Our Group of Seasoned Professionals

Our Team

About Attorney Johnson

Chris is an accomplished litigator, community organizer, and reformer. As a battle-tested Trial Lawyer, his areas of practice include Divorce/Family Law Litigation, Employment, Civil Rights Litigation, and Personal Injury matters. Recently, Chris served as Deputy Legal Counsel to Delaware Governor John C. Carney. In that role, Chris served as a key member of the Governor’s senior advisory team and provided comprehensive legal advice to the Governor and his cabinet on complex federal and state policy and constitutional issues.


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Earlier in Chris’s career, he spent several years serving the City of Wilmington as an Assistant City Solicitor for City of Wilmington Law Department, where he represented the Mayor’s Office, City Council, and the Wilmington Police Department. While there, he worked with what is now
the Gabby Giffords Law Center while pursuing different gun violence policy solutions. In partnership with these national experts, Chris learned methods to incorporate effective practices that are working to reduce gun violence in other jurisdictions.

Chris’s political career began when he joined the Obama for over a decade ago, and he has fought against voter suppression in every election since. Since 2019, Chris has served as a City Councilman for Wilmington’s 7 th District. As a member of Wilmington City Council, Chris serves as Chair of the Finance and Economic Committee and as
a committee member on the Public Safety Committee.  In addition, Chris is a Past-Chair of the Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Branch of the Delaware State Bar Association and he is the Chair of the Diversity Committee. 


In 2017, Chris was honored by the Delaware Business Times as a rising star being named to the Top 40 Under 40.

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Chris is very active in his local community and is a longtime boardmember of the Delaware Center for Justice and also the 7 th District Neighborhood Planning Committee. Chris is a native of Philadelphia and a proud graduate of the Penn Charter School, Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware and the Delaware Law School at Widener University.

Meet The Team



Deborah Flippen is a Philadelphia native and Girls High graduate. She received a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Bloomsburg University.


Stephen Bagell

Steven graduated from Widener Delaware Law School in 2017 and obtained his Juris Doctor Degree. While in law school, he was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.


Amanda Borne

I joined the Johnson Firm, LLC this April as a Law Clerk. After graduating from Delaware Law School, I began a clerkship with The Honorable Matthew D. Carrafiello.

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The Johnson Firm has represented hundreds of clients in local Litigation matters in New Castle County, Kent County, Sussex County, Philadelphia, Montgomery County, Delaware County, Chester, and Berks counties. Chris prides himself on his commitment to serving his clients with excellence by providing experienced, detail oriented, high quality and affordable representation.

Practice Areas
Chris currently practices in Family Law, Criminal Law, Employment Law, Civil Law, & Business Dispute Law.

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Get in Touch

Philadelphia Office

1835 Market Street

26th Floor, Suite 2626

Philadelphia, PA 19103


Wilmington Office

704 N. King Street

Suite 205

Wilmington DE 19801


Dover Office

11 N. State Street.

Dover DE 19901


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