- BS, Louisiana State University
- JD, West Virginia University
Following graduation, Professor Creola Johnson spent four years practicing bankruptcy and corporate law at Klett, Lieber, Rooney and Schorling in Pittsburgh.
She has taught at the West Virginia University College of Law and has worked as a staff attorney with Pittsburgh’s Neighborhood Legal Services Association, supervising a bankruptcy project for law students.
Before joining the Moritz College of Law faculty, Professor Johnson was a faculty fellow at the University of Iowa College of Law.
She teaches Sales, Secured Transactions, Debtor and Creditor Rights, Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Protection and Non-Conventional Lending, and Consumer Law.
The Modern Family Debacle: Bankruptcy Judges Decide that Some of the Debtors’ Loved Ones Do Not Count as Household Members, Cal. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2023)
Crushed by COVID-19 Medical Bills, Coronavirus Victims Need Debt Relief Under the Bankruptcy Code and Workers’ Compensation Laws, 125 Penn. St. L. Rev. 453 (2021)
Relief for Student Loan Borrowers Victimized by “Relief” Companies Masquerading as Legitimate Help, 11 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 105 (2020)
Prosecuting Creditors and Protecting Consumers: Cracking Down on Creditors That Extort via Debt Criminalization Practices, 80 Law & Contemp. Probs. 211 (2017)
Consumer Credit in America: Past, Present, and Future, 80 Law & Contemp. Probs. 1 (2017)
Creditors’ Use of Consumer Debt Criminalization Practices and Their Financial Abuse of Women, 34 Colum. J. Gender & L. 5 (2016)
Is a Law Degree Still Worth the Price?: It Depends on What the Law School Has to Offer (2014).
Fakers, Breachers, Slackers, and Deceivers: Opportunistic Actors During the Foreclosure Crisis Deserve Criminal Sanctions, 40 Cap. U. L. Rev. 853 (2012)
Congress Protected the Troops: Can the New CFPB Protect Civilians from Payday Lending?, 69 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 649 (2012)
America’s First Consumer Financial Watchdog Is on a Leash: Can the CFPB Use Its Authority to Declare Payday-Loan Practices Unfair, Abusive, and Deceptive?, 61 Cath. U. L. Rev. 381 (2012)