Charles R. Johnson


Phone: (972) 392-1123

Fax: (972) 392-1760

Practice Areas

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas, 1961
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Tax Court

Professional History

  • Charles Johnson was a founding partner at Johnson Jordan Nipper & Monk when the firm was established in 1994 and remained the firm's senior tax partner until his death in 2011.

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Fellow: American College of Trust and Estate Counsel State Bar of Texas
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association (Past Member, Council for Probate, Trust and Estates Section)
  • National Association of Estate Planners; Past Member, Board of Governors, Dallas Estate Planning Council
  • Estate Planning Council of North Texas, Past President
  • Delta Theta Phi Barristers
  • Member Order of Woolsack


  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Texas Monthly Super Lawyer - Estate Planning, 2003-2008
  • Best Lawyers in America specializing in Trusts and Estates, 1995-2007

University Teaching Positions

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Visiting Professor, Federal Income Taxation, Corporate Taxation and Business Associations I and II, 1976-77
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law. Guest Instructor in Federal Income Taxation and Estate Planning, 1964-65


  • Southern Methodist University LL.B. 1961, Associate Editor, Southwestern Law Journal 1960-61
  • Texas A & M University B.B.A., 1955

Civic Involvement

  • Dallas Foundation, Advisory Council

Military Service

  • U.S. Army Anti-Aircraft Artillery, First Lt., 1957-1958


Serving clients in Dallas, Coppell, Frisco, Highland Park, South Lake, Park Cities and Trophy Club and cities statewide