Sharon A. Johnston

Sharon A. Johnston

Founding Member
Huntsville, Alabama

Sharon A. Johnston is a founding member of Sharon A. Johnston, Attorney at Law. She has been practicing family law in Madison, Morgan, Limestone and Lawrence counties, as well as across North Alabama since 1998. Prior to entering the practice of law, Sharon was a successful businesswoman owning and operating several successful businesses in Madison and Morgan counties. She was born in Limestone County and later moved to Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama, where she lived, worked and reared three beautiful daughters: Nikki Hawkins, Danielle Terry and Tiffany Pappas. Sharon was a municipal court judge for more than four years and is trained and certified as a family law and civil law mediator. Her areas of practice include family law, personal injury, criminal law, employment law and wills and probate.

Sharon was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1998 and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama in 1998. She earned a law degree from Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama, in 1998.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Child Support
  • Alimony
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Changes to Custody / Child Support (Modifications)
  • Paternity (for Parents who were never married)
  • Property division

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Family Law Mediator
  • Certified Guardian ad Litem

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1998


  • Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama - 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Alabama State Bar, 1998 - Present
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District, 1998 - Present
  • Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, 1998 - Present
  • Morgan County Bar Association, 1999 - Present
  • Family Law Section of the Alabama State Bar
  • Family Law Section, Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
  • Criminal Law Section, Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
  • Women’s Section, Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association