Kelis Johnson joined Relman Colfax in 2022 for a two-year term as a civil rights paralegal. Her work focuses on supporting the firm’s civil rights litigation and civil rights counseling practices.
Kelis graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in Psychology and Philosophy. During college, she researched intersections between behavioral science and criminal science in eyewitness reliability, jury instructions, and police procedure. She was a researcher in a memory and learning lab and served on Duke's Honor Council facilitating discussion around honor and integrity across campus. Kelis interned at the Dekalb County Clerk of Superior Court supporting the civil archives department.
In her free time, Kelis enjoys reading, discovering and listening to podcasts, and spending time with friends and family.