Welcome to Johnson Oliver & Howard LPA
Johnson Oliver & Howard LPA was founded on May 25, 1970, when C. Clayton Johnson returned to his hometown of Portsmouth, Ohio, and opened a solo practice at 428 Masonic Building. Building upon Clay's interests and training, the firm developed a concentration in the areas of business succession and estate planning, business and real estate transactions and estate administration. The firm's affiliated title insurance business was incorporated in 1975 and has continuously operated since as Lawyer's Title Insurance Agency of Portsmouth, Inc. Stephen L. Oliver joined the firm as an associate in 1989, became a principal in the firm in 1998 and was elected its President in 2002. Joshua D. Howard joined the firm as an associate in 2004 and became a principal in the firm in 2010.
The mission of Johnson Oliver & Howard LPA is to provide the highest quality service and counsel to business and estate clients in the Southern Ohio marketplace.
The firm's practice areas include corporations, business transactions, real estate law and practice, finance, business and estate planning and estate administration.