Teresa Johnson

Teresa Johnson

Trial Lawyer

Contact Information

Practice Areas

Wrongful Death
Personal Injury


J.D., Loyola Law School 2015
B.A., French & Linguistics,
Scripps College 2011


Teresa is a trial lawyer and partner at Kramer Trial Lawyers practicing in the areas of plaintiff’s personal injury, wrongful death and employment litigation. Teresa has secured several seven and eight figure verdicts on behalf of her clients, many of which have been ranked by TopVerdict.com in the State of California and across the Nation for the respective years in which they were obtained. As her clients’ legal representative during their most difficult times, Teresa handles cases from inception and all the way through trial.

In 2018, Teresa graduated from the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Plaintiff Trial Academy, a rigorous six-week course designed to teach advanced trial skills. Teresa has also authored several articles on litigation and trial strategy, and is frequently asked to speak on panels on the same topics.

Prior to joining the firm, Teresa attended Loyola Law School, where she earned her Juris Doctorate in 2015. While at Loyola, Teresa gained experience as a judicial extern to the Honorable R. Gary Klausner in the United States District Court, Central District of California. Teresa was President of the Consumer Law Society and also served on the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review Editorial Board as the Chief Research Editor.  In 2015 after graduating, Teresa completed a Fellowship sponsored by the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a prominent organization comprised of trial lawyers throughout the nation.

Teresa is currently licensed to practice in California state courts and federal district courts in the Central District of California, and is an active member of several Plaintiff’s bar organizations.  Teresa serves on the Board of Governors of CAALA and as the co-vice chair of the CAALA Education Committee. She was a Finalist for the CAALA Rising Star Award (2021 and 2023) and the CAOC Street Fighter of the Year Award (2021). Teresa is also on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities.

Originally from Bloomington, Minnesota, Teresa moved to California in 2007 for her undergraduate degree at Scripps College. When not at work, Teresa enjoys cooking, reading, working out, and going on walks with her cat and boyfriend.

Case Results

$12.6 Million
Personal Injury

On August 6, 2021, following six days of testimony and under three hours of deliberation at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Downtown Los Angeles, a panel of 12 jurors awarded $12,622,238.75 in favor of plaintiff, represented by Kramer Trial Lawyers’ Dan Kramer and Teresa Johnson.

$11 Million
Personal Injury

Kramer Trial Lawyers is proud to announce that on August 29, 2022, a Santa Monica jury awarded an eight-figure verdict on an automobile versus pedestrian case.  This verdict was achieved by KTL attorneys Dan Kramer and Teresa Johnson, along with co-counsel Alex Eisner of Shawn Steel Law Firm. 

$6.15 Million
Personal Injury

Adan Flores was seriously injured when an 80,000 pound tanker illegally pulled out in front of him cause multiple fractures throughout his body and a traumatic brain injury, leaving Mr. Flores in a coma for nearly a month.  Liability and damages were hotly contested by the defendants.  After 20 depositions, multiple motions, several rounds of written discovery, and the designation of over 40 expert witnesses, the case settled for $6,150,000 on December 6, 2021, just over thirty days before trial. 

$4 Million
Personal Injury

Kramer Trial Lawyers secured a $4 million settlement on a premises liability matter, where a worker was seriously injured due to an unsafe condition on a commercial property.

$3 Million
Personal Injury

Kramer Trial Lawyers is proud to announce that on February 22, 2023, a Downtown LA jury awarded an seven-figure verdict on an automobile versus automobile case.  

$2.84 Million
Personal Injury

After a week-long construction site accident trial in Torrance, CA, the jury came back after only 1.5 hours of deliberation with a verdict of $2,847,500.00 in favor of Plaintiff Carlos Salazar.

$2.5 Million

Kramer Trial Lawyers is proud to announce a $2,500,000 settlement on behalf of their client following a rear-end motor vehicle collision.

$2.1 Million
Personal Injury

Verdict against a public entity for a woman who seriously injured her back when falling in a negligently designed restroom. Selected as one of California’s TOP 100 Verdicts for 2016.