Danielle Johnson is a Staff Attorney in the Housing Unit of Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) where she works with tenants who are in danger of losing their housing by providing eviction defense. Attorney Johnson also counsels clients in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Lawyer for the Day Program where she provides legal advice to tenants facing eviction.
Prior to her work in the Housing Unit at GBLS, Attorney Johnson worked in the Elder, Health and Disability Unit at GBLS, where she worked primarily with elders ensuring that they were not displaced from their homes or could transition to alternative long-term care or assisted-living homes.
Attorney Johnson is also a published author in the Boston Bar Journal and the Boston Globe. Her published work discusses the need for diversity in the legal community. Attorney Johnson holds a B.A. in Studio Art and African American Studies from the University of Maryland College Park a Paralegal Studies degree from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.