About Hallisey & Johnson

Hallisey and Johnson PC was founded in 1970 by the late Charles A. O’Brien and Jeremiah F. Hallisey. The firm has been committed to quality legal service and public service since that time.

The late Charles A. O’Brien was the Executive Secretary to Edmund G. Brown, Sr. and Chief Deputy Attorney General under both Stanley Mosk and Thomas Lynch.

Jeremiah F. Hallisey has served as a Regent of the University of California for twelve years and as a member of the California Transportation Commission for eight years. Mr. Hallisey has played major roles in many statewide election campaigns of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor Gray Davis, Controller John Chiang, Controller Steve Westly, President Barack Obama, and many others.

Charlene Haught Johnson has served as a California Probate Referee in San Mateo County, California since 1975. She is presently Chair of the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transit Authority.