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Jill M. Johnson


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Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation Injured Workers
  • Workers' Compensation Settlements
  • Workers' Compensation Medical Disputes
  • Workers' Compensation Appeals
  • Workers' Compensation Defense
  • State Appellate Practice
  • Social Security Disability/Supplemental Security Income (SSD/SSI)

I graduated magna cum laude from the University of Vermont in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. I was pleased to have attained Dean's List every semester, and earned a nomination to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. After college, I attended Albany Law School, graduating cum laude in 1994. While attending law school, I worked at the busy Troy City Court on criminal matters.

After I was admitted to the practice of law in New York State, I relocated from the Capital District to the Hudson Valley, where I have lived since. My work at Ryan, Roach & Ryan is concentrated primarily in workers' compensation and appeals.

I enjoy writing. While I recognize that creativity is not usually associated with legal writing, I have learned through my work that creativity can be persuasive in legal memoranda and appeals as long as it is used with careful research and analysis. Outside of work I enjoy many outdoor activities from gardening to hiking with my dog.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1995


  • Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York
    J.D. cum laude
  • University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
    B.A. magna cum laude
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    Honors: Dean's List, Every Semester
    Major: Economics

Representative Cases

Dunn v. Landmark Flooring Concepts, Inc., 298 A.B.2d 809 (NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division 2002)
Hall v. All Seasons Services, Inc., 255 A.D.2d 680 (NYS Sup. Court, App. Division 1998)

Representative Clients

  • Workers Compensation Insurance Carriers
  • Self-Insured Employers and Claimants

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ulster County Bar Association, Member, 1996 – Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1993 – Present

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