H. Wendell Johnson

Traverse City Attorney

A native of Battle Creek, Michigan, H. Wendell Johnson graduated from Michigan State University in 1968. He served three years with the United States Army Infantry, retiring as a First Lieutenant, and subsequently received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 1974.

Mr. Johnson was admitted to the Michigan Bar to practice before all Michigan Courts in 1974. In 1975, he was admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for both the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan.

Mr. Johnson holds memberships in a number of professional societies, including the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim County Bar, and the Estate Planning Council of the Grand Traverse Area.

Mr. Johnson currently serves as a member of Munson Healthcare and the Leelanau Township Foundation Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the Traverse City Rotary and the Traverse City Elks Lodge. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Leelanau Memorial Health Center in Northport, Michigan from 1991 to 2000. Mr. Johnson is past director and president of Rotary Charities of Traverse City, past director and president of Rotary Camps and Services of Traverse City and also past director and president of the Grand Traverse County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Mr. Johnson is a member of the Business Law, Real Property Law, and Probate and Estate Planning Sections of the State Bar of Michigan. His areas of practice include real estate (transactions and litigation), commercial transactions, and estate planning.

email: wjohnson@smith-johnson.com
phone: 231.946.0700