Ryan William Johnson
The Law Office of Ryan W. Johnson, PLLC

1424 N. Howe St.
Southport, NC 28461
TEL: (910) 477-6537





About The Law Office of Ryan W. Johnson, PLLC

The Law Office of Ryan W. Johnson, PLLC is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Southport, NC, our mission is to provide residents of Southport and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Southport and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.


About Ryan William Johnson

Ryan Johnson is the firm’s founder and he works with clients throughout the Cape Fear region of North Carolina in the areas of estate planning and real estate law. He is passionate about meeting with clients in a comfortable environment to learn about their objectives and help them achieve their goals during their lives, through periods of incapacity, and after death.

Ryan was drawn to the practice of law to better assist clients that he was serving as a real estate broker in North Carolina. He is particularly adept at drafting and interpreting legal documents and assisting clients with structuring and understanding tailored estate plans and stress-free real estate transactions. Ryan recognized a need for quality estate planning services in his region and he joined the Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys to best serve his clients.

Ryan was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up living in several different locations throughout the United States. He graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with distinction in 2003, majoring in Comparative Literature with an emphasis on Cinema Studies. While attending law school at Campbell University he received Book Awards in both Business Organizations and Foundations of Law.

Ryan lives in Southport, North Carolina, with his girlfriend Kimberly, her two teenage children, and their sweet red doberman, Suzie. In his spare time Ryan maintains an active art studio in Southport, where he oversees original private commissioned paintings and utilizes state of the art equipment to produce limited edition fine art multiples of his art work. He also enjoys playing tennis, reading, and spending time outdoors enjoying nature with his family.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.