Type: News
Date: 11/21/2022

Johnson to Receive Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award from NKBA

Taft Northern Kentucky attorney Amanda Johnson has been named Outstanding Volunteer of the Year by the Northern Kentucky Bar Association for her extensive pro bono work and volunteer efforts. Johnson will be honored with the award at the NKBA Holiday Gala on Dec. 2. 

Johnson is fiercely committed to serving the community through various pro bono services and volunteer projects. Every year, Johnson represents clients in pro bono divorce matters referred to her by Legal Aid of the Bluegrass and is a volunteer tax preparer for the IRS VITA program, which provides free tax return preparation to low-income people and families. Additionally, Johnson was appointed as a member of the Criminal Justice Panel in the Eastern District of Kentucky to serve as counsel for indigent persons facing federal prosecution.

Johnson has in-depth litigation experience in federal and state courts in Kentucky and Ohio, serving individuals and businesses of all sizes in complex white-collar criminal cases, corporate compliance matters, and conducting internal investigations. She is also experienced in representing individuals before administrative bodies and professional licensing boards. In addition to her busy practice, Johnson currently serves on Taft’s Pro Bono Committee.

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