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  >  Brianna K. Johns

Born and raised in Hillsdale, Ontario, Brianna obtained her Bachelor of Arts at McMaster University in 2012. Following which, Brianna obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Western Ontario in 2015. She was called to the bar in June of 2016.

Brianna practiced for a number of years with a plaintiff litigation firm in North Bay prior to joining Weaver, Simmons LLP in 2020. She is now an associate practicing out of our North Bay office fulltime. Brianna’s litigation practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, personal injury and insurance subrogation and defence. She has appeared as counsel in the Small Claims Court, Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Divisional Court.

Outside of her litigation practice, Brianna practices in the areas of labour and employment, providing legal advice on all aspects of human resources issues including workplace investigations, severance and termination obligations and the drafting of employment contracts. She also practices in the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Department including assisting clients with real estate transaction, the drafting of wills and providing advice on estate matters.

In her spare time, Brianna is an avid football fan and enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and kayaking.


  • University of Western Ontario – Juris Doctor (2015)
  • McMaster University – Bachelor of Arts Honours (2012)

Memberships & Associations:

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
  • Nipissing Law Association
  • Director, North Bay & District Humane Society

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