Guiding Clients Through the Immigration and Naturalization Processes

Laurence F. Johnson
Laurence F. Johnson
Immigration Attorney

2401 Blueridge Ave Suite 407

Silver Spring, MD

Immigration Attorney & Counselor
(301) 949 0800 - Phone
(240) 558 1248 - Fax

Practice Areas
Immigration Law

Mr. Johnson's attorney work has been limited almost entirely to immigration and citizenship for over 30 years with special emphasis on corporate, family and employment based immigration matters. He first handled immigration and visa matters in January 1977, while in private practice in Bethesda, Maryland. Later, he worked briefly for the State of Maryland and for United State Congress handling mostly immigration matters. On July 1, 1980, Mr. Johnson left Congress to return to private law work.

Mr. Johnson has been an owner of Laurence F. Johnson, P.C., Johnson & Freedman, P.C., L. Johnson & Associates, P.C., Johnson & Yang, P.C., Johnson, Yang & Ullman, P.C., and Law Offices of Laurence F. Johnson, LLC.

Additional Personal Details


Author: Maryland Law Forum, Book Review, "America, Inc., 1972". Faculty: Immigration Seminars, Bar Association Montgomery County, Maryland, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995. Faculty Member: Annual Conference on Immigration Law, Washington, D.C., June, 1990; Maryland Institute on Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL) 1993, 1995 and 1997, etc. Assistant, U.S. Congressman Michael D. Barnes, 1979-1980; Maryland Public Service Commission, 1977-1978 (Special Assistant). Vice President, Washington D.C. Chapter, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1993-1994. Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association National Office Technology & Economics Committee, 1989; Chair, National Tele-Communications Committee, 1991-1993. Co-Chair AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association). Essential Workers Task Force & Committee 1998, 1999, 2000.


Selected as an "Outstanding Young Man of America"; "Knight of the Year Award" 1966; Life member, National Eagle Scout Association; Silver Beaver, National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, 2005; Wood Badge Beads BSA 1975; Certificate of Appreciation "for outstanding service to the Members . . . in securing passage of legislation. . . ." - Greenbelt Consumer Services, Inc. 1978. "Award of Special Recognition for Outstanding Leadership of the Immigration Section", 1988-1996, Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland.


AV highest rating by other lawyers Martindale-Hubbell--largest directory of lawyers in the world; listed in Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, 2004 by Martindale-Hubbell; AILA President's Commendation, 2000.

Born: Dallas, Texas, 1948

ISLN: 906138456

Additional Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Law School

University of Maryland, J.D., 1973

Undergraduate School

University of Maryland, B.A., 1970.

Bar/Professional Association Involvement

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) since 1982
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD (Chair, Immigration Section 1986-1994)