The attorneys at the Buckley Johnson Law Firm are dedicated to helping our US military veterans obtain their well-deserved VA disability compensation.  Regarding veterans’ disability claims, the Buckley Johnson Law Firm gets paid only if they win a veteran’s claim.  Read below to learn more about Anne M. Buckley-Johnson and Christian D. Johnson.

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Anne M. Buckley Johnson

Attorney at Law

Accredited Veterans Attorney

 Attorney Profile

    Anne M. Buckley-Johnson is the founding member of the Buckley Johnson Law Firm, LLC.  Anne began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Michael Patrick King, Presiding Judge, Appellate Division, Superior Court of New Jersey, where she honed her research and writing skills while benefiting from a year of teaching from a Judge known for mentoring his law clerks.

    After her clerkship, Anne landed a job as a commercial litigator with Sills Cummis, one of New Jersey’s largest and well-known law firms, where she practiced in the state courts of New Jersey and New York, and the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey, the Eastern District of New York and the Southern District of New York. Later, Anne served her local community by practicing law for a general practice law firm nearby before establishing the Buckley Johnson Law Firm.

    Graduating with High Honors, Anne obtained her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in 1994.  She also earned membership to the Beta Gama Sigma Management Honor Society.

    Anne graduated from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, in 1998.  Her love of the courtroom helped her and her law partner, Christian D. Johnson, place second overall in the Hunter Advanced Moot Court Competition in 1997.  She and Chris also won the second best brief award in the same competition.  In 1998, she and Chris were selected as members of the Board of the Hunter Advanced Moot Court Competition to help run the competition for the next graduating class. Other honors included Dean’s List rankings and she was named a Dean’s Scholar in the spring of 1998.

    During law school, Anne became a State Certified Mediator and mediated scores of small claims cases for the Camden Community Dispute Resolution Program.  Anne was selected to serve as an intern for the Honorable Mary Eva Colalillo, JSC, who was assigned to the Family Division at that time, an intern for the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, and an intern/victim’s advocate for the Camden County Domestic Violence Program. She was also a law clerk/ethics analyst for the NJ Office of Attorney Ethics of the Supreme Court of New Jersey where she learned the inner workings of the New Jersey ethics system and helped write various opinions.

    For her dedication as a mediator and her service at the Camden County Domestic Violence Program, Anne received a Pro Bono Award in May 1998 from Rutgers Law School, Camden.

Court Admissions

  • US Court Of Appeals For Veterans Claims
  • New Jersey State Courts
  • New York State Courts
  • United States District Court of New Jersey
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Southern District of New York

    Anne became an Accredited Veterans Attorney so she could represent veterans living anywhere in the United States at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (the “VA”), at the the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (the “BVA”) and at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Marine Corps War Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Marine Corps War Memorial

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Education

J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Camden

B.A., Rutgers University,  High Honors

Present and Past Memberships & Affiliations

  • National Organization of Veterans Advocates
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Somerset County Bar Association
  • Somerset County Business Partnership
  • The Joseph Halpern-David Furman American Inn of Court
  • The Worrall F. Mountain American Inn of Court
  • The Richard J. Hughes American Inn of Court

Community Involvement

    Having a heart for her local community and elsewhere, Anne volunteers her time.  Her extensive volunteer efforts and leadership positions include: PTO Co-President at her children’s school; Co-Coordinator of a local chapter of MOPS, an international mom’s organization; and Co-Leader of the Somerset County 4-H Discovery Prep Club.

    She is the founder, former coordinator and now volunteer of the $1-2-3 Gently-Used Fall And Spring Clothing Sale and Holiday Toy Sale at the Bradley Gardens School in Bridgewater, NJ. The fundraiser helps the community by providing quality, gently-used items at reasonable prices, encourages families to recycle by accepting donations of items for the sales, and helps the students by raising thousands of dollars for student events, equipment and technology.

    Anne also taught Sunday School when her children were young and has continued for many years as a Teacher for the Girls Club program at her church.  She also volunteered one week each summer at Christian summer camps when her children were younger.

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Christian D. Johnson

Attorney at Law

Accredited Veterans Attorney

 Attorney Profile

    After practicing law as a wall street attorney, Chris joined the Buckley Johnson Law Firm as a partner in 2018.  He wanted to support our US military veterans by helping them fight the VA to obtain service-related disability compensation.  He now uses his legal skills and persuasive legal writing expertise to file appeals for our veterans at the VA, BVA and Court Of Appeals For Veterans Claims.  Chris began his legal career as a law clerk for Assignment Judge Ronald Bookbinder in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington County. Chris’ legal experience includes litigation at top New Jersey law firms Porzio, Bromberg & Newman and Bressler, Amery & Ross.  He was a trial attorney at Bressler.

    During law school, Chris and Anne placed second overall in the Hunter Advanced Moot Court Competition in 1997, where they argued before Third Circuit and State Supreme Court Judges.  He and Anne also won the second best brief award in the same competition.  In 1998, Chris and Anne were selected as members of the Board of the Hunter Advanced Moot Court Competition to help run the competition for the next graduating class.  Chris was elected Research Editor for the competition.

Court Admissions

  • US Court Of Appeals For Veterans Claims
  • New Jersey State Courts
  • United States District Court of New Jersey

Education

J.D., Rutgers University, School of Law, Camden

B.A., Drew University, Drew Scholar, Cum Laude

Past and Present Memberships & Affiliations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Morris County Bar Association
  • Member of Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society
  • Member of Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society

Community Involvement

    Chris was a baseball coach at the local Bradley Gardens Little Loop League for several years.  He was selected as Commissioner of the League where he served for many years.  He coached youth soccer teams and was a volunteer umpire for American Little League.  Chris was an active volunteer at local school events for his children and assisted at campouts for the Royal Rangers program at his church.

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