Charles R. Johanson, III

Charles R. Johanson, III — Shareholder

(205) 328-9400 ext. 306



Charles “Rick” Johanson practices in the areas of Creditor’s Rights, Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy Litigation, and Workouts.

Rick is a graduate of Cumberland School of Law and obtained a B.A. from Samford University. While at Cumberland School of Law, Rick served as an associate Editor of the Cumberland Law Review, as well as an associate justice for the Cumberland Moot Court Board.

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University (J.D.), 1975.

– Associate Editor, Cumberland Law Review

– Associate Justice, Cumberland Moot Court Board

Samford University (B.A.), 1972.

– Omicron Delta Kappa

– Delta Sigma Rho

– Tau Kappa Alpha

– Phi Alpha Theta

Admitted: Alabama

– Creditor’s Rights

– Commercial Litigation

– Bankruptcy Litigation

– Workouts

Professional and Civil Organizations:

Alabama State Bar Association

• Bar Commissioner

Birmingham Bar Association

• Member, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section

Commercial Law League of America

• Member, Executive Committee, 1995-99

• President, 1997-1998

• Recording Secretary, 1991-1992

American Board of Certification

• Member, Creditor’s Rights and Bankruptcy Section

• Board Member


– “Quasi-In-Rem Jurisdiction of Federal Courts,” 5 Cumberland Law Review 150, 1974.


– Adjunct Professor, Uniform Commercial Code and Bankruptcy, Cumberland School of Law, 1983-1986.

Judicial: – Municipal Court Judge, City of Leeds, Alabama, 1979-1984.