Mac JohnsSenior Counsel
Harold “Mac” Johns has joined ELPO Law as Senior Counsel. Mac has been practicing law since 1982 and has 40 years of experience in General – Civil and Trial Practice, Real Estate Law, Probate, Personal Injury, Negligence, and Insurance Law. He is the former County Attorney for Todd County and serves as Counsel for the Todd County Board of Education, the Todd County Water District, Elkton Bank & Trust Company, and Drive Safe Kentucky. He also works extensively with the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo).
Mac graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts and obtained his J.D. from the University of Louisville. He is admitted to the Kentucky Bar, the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Kentucky, the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Kentucky, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.
Mac is currently a member of the Logan-Todd County Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, the Council of School Board Attorneys (former Director, Vice President, and President). Mac is a former member of the Kentucky County Attorneys Association (former Vice President and President). While serving as County Attorney Mac also served prosecutors statewide as a member of the Prosecutors Advisory Council. Mac was honored as Outstanding County Attorney in 2000. In 2020, Mac was appointed Special Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court by Governor Andy Beshear.
Mac began his career with the firm of Dillingham and Johns in Elkton. After becoming County Attorney, in his private practice, he has provided legal services to individuals and institutions throughout Western and Southern Kentucky while also for many years serving on the faculty of the Kentucky Prosecutors Institute.
J.D., University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, 1982
B.A, University of Kentucky, 1979
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1989
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1986
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 1983
Kentucky Bar Association
Logan-Todd County Bar Association
Kentucky School Boards Association
Former Director, Vice President and President