Joanna started at Johnson Moore as a law clerk in 2014 during her last year of law school at Pepperdine School of Law. At Pepperdine, she was awarded the Faculty Scholar scholarship, earned four CALI awards as well as Best Petitioner Brief in the Vincent Dalsimer Moot Court Competition, and graduated cum laude in the top 15% of her class. She was also a member of the Moot Court Board, the Dispute Resolution Law Journal, and Phi Delta Phi. After passing the bar, she spent the next two years as an associate at Nettesheim Law in Ventura, also specializing in Elder Abuse & Neglect claims.
Joanna originally emigrated from Northern England with her family at the age of five. She grew up in the Bay Area and moved to Southern California upon starting college at UC Irvine. Joanna studied Criminology, Law, and Society and spent her junior and senior year interning at the Public Defender’s office. Now, Joanna focuses her work on Elder Abuse & Neglect, Class Action, and catastrophic personal injury.
Joanna lives in Thousand Oaks with her husband, Coleton Hutchins, her daughter Madison and her son Luke.