Attorney Matthew P. Johnson
Partner and Shareholder
Matthew Johnson was born and raised in Racine County. He attended William Horlick High School and did his undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been a practicing attorney graduating with honors from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida in 2007.
Attorney Johnson is licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin, and he is also a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Racine County Bar Association, and the United States Supreme Court.
His practice is concentrated in the area of family law, including adoption, initial filings for divorce, and modifying cases involving child custody, physical placement, spousal support (alimony), grandparent visitation rights, and paternity adjudications. Mr. Johnson handles a substantial number of family law cases per year including many with complicated custody, placement, and financial issues.
Matthew Johnson also has past jury trial experience with misdemeanor and felony crimes. He was named a Super Lawyer by his legal peers from 2012-2023, which is a prestigious award given to only a select amount of attorneys from Wisconsin each year.
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Major: Legal Studies
Degree: BA – Bachelor of Arts
University of Miami School of Law
Graduated cum laude
Degree: JD – Juris Doctor
State Bar of Wisconsin
Murphy Johnson & Trampe S.C.
Joined law firm: 2007
Areas of practice: Adoption, child support, children’s rights, custody, placement, and visitation, divorce, domestic violence and neglect, family law, juvenile law, maintenance (alimony / spousal support), paternity, prenuptial agreements, traffic violations
Professional Associations and Memberships
United States Supreme Court Bar member, 2013 – present
State Bar of Wisconsin member, 2007 – present
Racine County Bar Association, 2007 – present
Racine County Bar president, 2017-2018