Alisha Adams Johnson was appointed District Attorney of Rockdale County by Gov. Nathan Deal. Johnson will succeed District Attorney Richard Read, who announced his resignation, effective Dec. 31, 2017.
Johnson has worked with the Rockdale County District Attorney’s Office for more than 12 years, beginning as an intern during her third year of law school at Georgia State University. Johnson received her undergraduate degree from Spelman College.
Johnson was named an Assistant District Attorney in Rockdale following graduation from law school, initially working on misdemeanor crimes in State Court. She was later promoted to prosecute felony cases, ranging from theft to murder, in Superior Court. DA Johnson is a member of the 2018 class of Leadership Rockdale. She is married to Ashanti Johnson and the mother of four children.