Charles A. Johnson
|Charles A. Johnson|
|Current Court Information:|
|Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals|
|Appointed by:||Henry Bellmon|
|Bachelors:||University of Oklahoma|
|Law School:||University of Oklahoma, 1955|
Charles A. Johnson is the Vice-Presiding Judge on the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals. He was first appointed to the bench on October 31, 1989 by Republican Governor Henry Bellmon. Judge Johnson was retained by the voters of Oklahoma in the November 4, 2008 General Election. He will be up for re-election in 2014, at then end of his 6-year term.
Johnson earned his B.A. degree from the University of Oklahoma and L.L.B. from the University of Oklahoma in 1955. 
Johnson worked in the private practice of law before being appointed to the Court of Criminal Appeals in 1989. 
Awards and Associations
- Selected as one of three Outstanding Young Oklahomans
- 1993 Appellate Judge of the Year by the Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association.
- Judge Johnson was active in church and civic matters in Ponca City for many years serving as an Elder and Sunday School teacher in his church
- Served on the Board or as President of the Chamber of Commerce, YMCA, Kay Guidance Association, Boy Scouts, United Fund and other various civic organizations.