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Heather Johnston


  • Georgia Institute of Technology

    Atlanta, Georgia 2017

    B.S. in Public Policy

  • Georgia State University

    Atlanta, Georgia 2023

    Juris Doctor


Heather Johnston is an Attorney with Meriwether & Tharp, LLC. Born and raised in Blue Ridge, Georgia, Ms. Johnston left the mountains and moved to Atlanta to attend the Georgia Institute of Technology. There, she served on the Undergraduate Judiciary Cabinet, interned on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. for a Georgia Congressman, and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Public Policy.

In 2023, Ms. Johnston received her Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University's College of Law with highest distinctions in the Public Service and Pro Bono program. In addition, Ms. Johnston served as president of the Family Law Society, received her Guardian Ad Litem certificate through the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (AVLF), and worked with clients of all backgrounds through her 100+ hours of pro bono service of legitimization clinics, domestic violence prevention, family law clinics, and more.

Ms. Johnston also worked with AVLF's Safe Families Office, where she helped clients secure protective orders.

From 2022-2023, Ms. Johnston participated in the Welter Family Law Inn of Court. In 2023, she received the Custer-Tuggle Award of Excellence in Family Law.

In addition to her extensive experience working in family law, Ms. Johnston's personal experience with her own 2022 divorce has familiarized her with the personal and professional knowledge needed to advocate for you.

Outside of work, Ms. Johnston enjoys volleyball, matcha lattes, and good conversation.