Johnson joins Morton & Gettys

ROCK HILL, SC – Lance Johnson, an experienced real estate attorney, has joined Morton & Gettys as an associate. His practice focuses on commercial real estate and education law.

Lance Johnson

Johnson is returning to the Carolinas after beginning his legal career in Chicago. For the past four years, he’s worked as an associate at Chicago law firms that focused on real estate and financing. Johnson provided legal assistance to major financial institutions and government bodies in connection with commercial and mixed-use development.

Shortly after graduating from DePaul University College of Law, he served as assistant general counsel for Chicago Public Schools. In that role, he was an adviser for administrators and teachers at more than 600 public elementary and high schools. He also drafted legal communications covering issues involving LGBTQ students and ADA compliance, and represented the board in administrative hearings.

Johnson earned his bachelor’s in sociology and cultural anthropology at Duke University.

About Morton & Gettys
Established in 2001 in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Morton & Gettys, LLC, is a growing firm that represents clients throughout South Carolina and beyond. Our attorneys counsel corporations, businesses of all sizes and individuals with a range of needs. The wide scope of practice areas includes business and corporate law, commercial and residential real estate, estate planning and probate law, personal injury as a result of automobile accidents and more. The firm includes experienced litigators, veteran divorce and child custody lawyers, and attorneys well-versed in drunk-driving law and other areas of criminal defense. For more information, please visit

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