Johnna M. Evans

Johnna M. Evans

P: 614.221.2121 | F: 614.365.9516

Assistant Kellie Kesselring 614.220.5181
about JohnnaX+X+

Johnna Evans brings a stellar resume and unique perspective to Isaac Wiles. As an associate in the firm's Litigation and Family Law Practice Areas, she is experienced in civil litigation matters including, but not limited to, assisting clients through Insurance Defense, Trade Secret & Non-Competition, Dram Shop, Divorce, Dissolution, Post-Decree, and Child Custody cases. Johnna’s main focus is on finding a solution to clients’ problems in the most effective and economical way possible. She prides herself on taking the time to understand clients’ needs and working hard to accomplish their goals. In addition to her practice, Johnna is a graduate of the Columbus Bar Association Barrister Leadership Program.

As a native of Columbus, Ohio, Johnna received her undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and her law degree from Capital University Law School. At Capital, she was President of the Student Bar Association and awarded the Ronald I. Friedman Memorial Service Award. While in law school, she also served as a law clerk at Isaac Wiles. Outside of the office, Johnna enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and pup, renovating their farmhouse in New Albany, Ohio, and visiting the family farm in Oak Hill, Ohio.

education & admissionsX+


  • Capital University Law School, J.D., 2015;
    • Dean's List, Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014
    • Trustees' Merit Scholarship, 2012-15
    • Metcalf Merit Scholars Fund Scholarship, 2013-14
  • The Ohio State University, B.A., Psychology, Minor, Sociology, 2009

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 2015
  • U.S District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2016
professional & community activitiesX+

professional & community activities


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers of Franklin County, 2013 – present
  • Phi Alpha Delta, 2013 – present
  • New Albany Women’s Network, 2015 – present

Past Positions

  • President – Capital University Law School (“CULS”) Student Bar Association, 2014-15
  • Secretary – CULS Women's Law Association, 2014-15
  • Communications Chair – CULS Student Bar Association, 2013-15
  • Ex-Officio Member - Capital University Law School Board of Counselors, 2014-15
  • Ex-Officio Member - Capital University Board of Trustees, 2014-15
  • Member - Capital University Law School Law Council, 2014-15
  • Member - Capital University Law School Presidents Council, 2014-15
  • Director of Programming – CULS Women's Law Association, 2013-14
  • Communications Chair – CULS Christian Legal Society, 2013-14
  • 1L Representative – CULS Student Bar Association, 2012-13
  • President of the Inaugural Autism Speaks Student Chapter at The Ohio State University, 2008 –09


  • Habitat for Humanity, 2015
  • Assistant coach of 8th Grade Girls Basketball at New Albany Middle School, 2011-12
  • Member of the Executive Committee for Columbus Walk Now for Autism Speaks, 2009-11
  • Assisted with fundraising events benefitting Autism Speaks, 2008-11
  • Volunteered at The Ohio State University Nisonger Center, 2008-09


  • CALI Excellence Award, Fall 2014
  • Order of the Curia
  • Ronald I. Friedman Memorial Service Award, 2015
  • Metcalf Merit Scholars Fund Scholarship, 2013-2014
  • Trustees' Merit Scholarship, 2012-2015
  • Dean's List, Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014