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Patrick Johnson

Phone: 704-247-4998
Fax: 704-594-7001

Patrick's practice focuses on the representation of residential and commercial property owners and managers throughout the State of North Carolina, as well as on real estate litigation, business litigation, commercial collections, contract review and drafting, and fair housing defense.

Patrick was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina and attended college at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill before attending Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, Mississippi for law school. Patrick began his legal career as an associate attorney in a general practice firm in Clayton, North Carolina in October 2007, where he managed an active caseload and focused his practice on civil litigation and criminal defense. Patrick began practicing law in Raleigh, North Carolina when he joined Brownlee Law Firm, PLLC in December 2012 as an associate attorney. On December 1, 2015, Patrick joined Brownlee Whitlow & Praet, PLLC and is the firm’s Senior Litigation Associate Attorney supervising the Charlotte office located in the SouthPark area.

Patrick lives in the Charlotte area with his wife and their four children. Outside of work, Patrick enjoys playing golf, sports, and cheering on the North Carolina Tar Heels.

Professional & Civic Associations

  • Triangle Apartment Association – Government Affairs Committee Co-Chair
  • North Carolina Bar Association – Litigation Section, Real Property Law Section & Young Lawyers Division
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • Mississippi College School of Law Moot Court Board – Past Member
  • Preparing to Soar, Inc. Teen Court – Volunteer Judge; Board Member (2012-2014)

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial and Residential Landlord-Tenant Law and Litigation
  • Commercial Creditor Law
  • Contract Review and Drafting
  • Fair Housing Defense

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar (2007)
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina (2015)
  • United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (2017)


  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D. (2007)
  • University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, B.A., Political Science and History (2004)