Cheryl G. Johnson


Cheryl’s practice is focused on Administrative and Family Law, Real Property, Wills and Estates.

Called to the Bar first in Ontario in 1985 and the following year in New Brunswick, Cheryl has been with Gorman Nason since July 2010.

Cheryl has built a reputation as a passionate advocate known for bringing forward creative solutions that best serve her clients’ needs.

  • Community Involvement

    • Member of the Vestry Committee and Mission within Committee of St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Rothesay;
    • Trustee of St. Paul’s Endowment Fund;
    • Dragon Boat Festival participant since 2006 raising funds for St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation;
    • Past Vice-President and Secretary of Dalhousie Highland Dance Association;
    • Past President of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highland Dance Association;
    • Past Secretary – Dalhousie Figure Skating Club, Campbellton Aquatica Swim Team, Sugarloaf Alpine Racing Team, and Restigouche Barrister’s Association;
    • Past facility co-ordinator for the Restigouche Music Festival;
    • Canvassed door-to-door for the Canadian Cancer Society and Multiple Sclerosis Society and have been a participant in Curl for Cancer;
    • Past member of the School Parent Advisory Committee (Dalhousie Regional High School) and District Parent Advisory Committee in the former School District No. 14;
    • Past Level I-II swim official Swim NB at local swim meets;
    • Past Level I Alpine Ski official at ski races including the 2003 Canada Winter Games;
    • Volunteer- at the Canadian and North American Highland Dance Competitions held in Saint John, NB; and
    • Volunteer- at the Provincial Senior’s Curling Championship on several occasions when it was held in Rothesay, NB.
  • Professional Affiliations

    • Member of the Saint John Law Society;
    • Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada;
    • Member of the Law Society of New Brunswick;
    • Member of the Canadian Bar Association;
    • Honorary Solicitor Canadian Cancer Society New Brunswick Division;
    • Alternate Chairperson of the New Brunswick Review Board (since 2000);
    • Past Chairperson- Mental Health Tribunal- South Zone 2 (2010-2013);
    • Vice-Chairperson Saint John Substandard Properties Appeal Committee (since 2009);
    • Small Claims Adjudicator (1999-2008);
    • Conciliation Officer for Child Support Variation Services (2007-2010); and
    • Family Advice Lawyer – Family Law Information Centre being Part of the Family Law Pilot Project in Saint John, NB (since 2010)
  • Interests Outside of Work

    • Golf
    • Curling
    • Skiing