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About the Attorneys

Since 1975, the Law Offices of Darrell Thomas Johnson, Jr. LLC has been the firm those in Hardeeville, SC and surrounding areas trust for knowledgeable, reliable, committed legal services. Our attorneys are highly experienced in several areas, including personal injury, workers’ compensation, real estate, criminal defense, and probate. For honest, dependable legal guidance based on dedication to examining all of the details of your case, choose our attorneys to help you through your next legal issue.

Criminal Defense Law - Hardeeville, SC

Darrell T. Johnson, Jr.

Phone: 843-784-2142

Areas of Practice

Automobile Collision
Personal Injury
Workers’ Compensation


University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina

Warren Paul Johnson

Managing Partner
Phone: 843-784-2142

Warren Johnson is a native of Hardeeville, S.C. After graduation from the University of South Carolina in 2000, he attended the University of South Carolina School of Law. Warren received his law degree and decided to return to Hardeeville to join his father’s firm in 2003. Warren handles general litigation but his primary focus is personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. In addition, Warren has been actively involved in helping injured workers from the Savannah River Site seek benefits under the EEOICPA and South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act since 2011. His firm, along with attorney Bob Warren of Asheville, NC, has spent thousands of hours helping workers with devastating health conditions resulting from their work around toxic and/or radioactive materials seek compensation and medical care.

Warren is married to Kristen Cook Johnson and is the proud father of twin daughters, Madeline and Amelia Johnson. He is the Town Attorney for the Town of Ridgeland, former member of the Jasper County Board of Elections and Voter Registration, former Vice Chairman of the Jasper County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs, former member of the Board of Governors for the Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeeville, and Magistrate Judge for Jasper County.

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury – Plaintiff
Workers Compensation – Claimant
Wrongful Death – Plaintiff
Motor Vehicle Accidents – Plaintiff

Bar Admissions

South Carolina, 2003
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2005


University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
J.D. – 2003
University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
B.S. – 2000

Honors and Awards

Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, 2013 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Association of Justice, 2003 – Present
Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
Attorneys Information Exchange Group
Injured Worker’s Advocate
South Carolina Association of Justice, 2003 – Present



Mills Lane Morrison Jr.

Managing Partner
Phone: 843-784-2142

Mills is a native to Savannah and the South Carolina Lowcountry. His primary practice area is all aspects of real estate law. He handles commercial and residential transactions and a wide variety of real estate litigation. He also handles wills and probate administration and litigation as well as a variety of general practice.

Areas of Practice

Real Estate transactions
Real Estate litigation
General Practice

Certified Legal Specialties

Certified Mediator, South Carolina, 2015

Bar Admissions

Georgia, 2000
South Carolina, 2000
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2003


Mercer University School of Law, Macon, Georgia
J.D. – 1989
University of the South Sewanee, Sewanee, Tennessee
B.A. – 1996
Honors: With High Honors
Major: History

Joshua R. Fester

Phone: 843-784-2142

Joshua Fester is a Hardeeville, South Carolina Local. Josh returned to his hometown in the Lowcountry to practice law soon after graduating from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2015. Since joining the firm in 2015, Josh’s practice has included personal injury, general litigation, criminal defense, and domestic relations. A substantial portion of his practice has also been devoted to representing sick and injured workers in EEOICPA federal workers’ compensation claims, as well as in South Carolina Workers’ compensation claims.

Areas of Practice

Workers’ Compensation
Federal Workers’ Compensation (EEOICPA or Energy Act)
Personal Injury & General Litigation
Criminal Defense
Family Law

Bar Admissions

South Carolina, 2015
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2016


University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
J.D. – 2015
Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
B.A. magna cum laude – 2012
Honors: With Highest Honors
Major: Government
Major: Spanish

Honors and Awards

Departmental Award in Government (Wofford College), 2012 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

South Carolina Association for Justice, 2016 – Present



Joshua Fester and Laura McKenzie were great in helping my husband with his auto accident case. Just like all cases, it takes time but always worth the wait. Amazing service!” – Erika E.

Thomas and Warren care about their clients.
I have known them for 10 years and appreciate the services and results they have delievered for myself and my family. Easily 5 stars!!!” – Chris Y.

Kristy is wonderful! Truly the most seamless closing experience I’ve had. Highly recommend.” – April K.

For more information or to schedule a consultation, contact us today at 843-784-2142. We look forward to working with you!


Hardeeville Office:

300 Main St, Hardeeville, SC 29927

Hilton Head Office: By Appointment Only

4 Dunmore Ct. Suite 202, Building B, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Yemassee Office: By Appointment Only

8 Castle Hall Rd, Yemassee, SC 29945

Contact Info



Monday – Friday
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Evening & Weekend Hours By Appointment

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