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Charlotte Johnson

Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, PLLC

Charlotte Johnson

Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, PLLC

Charlotte Johnson

Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, PLLC

For the past several years, Charlotte C. Johnson has practiced elder law, long term care planning (ALTCS/VA), special needs planning, and estate planning exclusively.  She enjoys helping her clients find legal solutions for the common issues that face the aging and special needs populations.  Ms. Johnson was raised in the Midwest.  After leaving a career in secondary education, Ms. Johnson received her juris doctorate degree from Brigham Young University in 2006.

Ms. Johnson’s professional memberships include the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the Arizona chapter of NAELA, Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Arizona, and the Elder Law, Mental Health, and Special Needs Planning Section of the State Bar of Arizona.  Ms. Johnson is currently on the Board for the Arizona Chapter of NAELA, the Education Committee of the Southwest Autism Research Resource Center (SARRC), and Executive Committee for the Elder Law, Mental Health, and Special Needs Planning Section of the State Bar of Arizona.


  • Brigham Young University B.S. 2001, J.D. 2006


  • Arizona 2006

Practice Areas:

  • Elder Law
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Guardianships/Conservatorships
  • Estate Planning

Ms. Johnson is a frequent speaker for professional and community organizations on Elder Law and Special Needs Planning issues.

Firm Description

You work hard to provide for your family. But what happens when you’re gone? Part of your legacy will be what you have left for your family. Will they be taken care of when you are no longer around? Let us help you gain peace of mind that everything will be okay. Even if you have a current will or trust, are you confident it is updated and does exactly everything it could or should do? Are you confident your assets are properly protected against life’s unforeseen events – including law suits?

Our experienced attorneys have helped thousands of clients just like you. They will help you make sure that your property is transferred in the most orderly, timely, and efficient way possible. It will be done in the manner in which you wish with the lowest possible financial and emotional costs. A properly structured estate plan preserves the maximum amount of wealth possible for the intended beneficiaries and flexibility for you prior to death.

Because each individual’s circumstance varies, Estate Planning is a very personal and individual exercise. It begins with identifying and valuing assets, deciding how to own and utilize those assets during life, and designating who will receive the assets upon your death.

Davis Miles McGuire Gardner offers assistance in all aspects of Estate Planning. We understand that your most important Estate Planning goal is to secure your financial future and the financial future of your loved ones.

If you own property, have children, have recently been married or divorced, or wish to make a special bequest to a friend or relative, you should make or update your estate plan. Our lawyers can work with you to create revocable living trusts, as well as guardianships and wills. We can also help you create various healthcare and financial directives, including medical powers of attorney, living wills, and financial powers of attorney, as well as, beneficiary deeds. We want to help you insure that your personal matters and financial affairs are appropriately structured and protected.


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