William H. JohnsonMr. Johnson is the managing member of the Bellingham office of Betts, Austin, Johnson, PLLC. He has practiced law in Bellingham since 1987. Mr. Johnson is a Director of Peoples Bank and is also the Chairman of the Audit and Executive Compensation Committees. Additionally, he serves as a Director for Superfeet Worldwide, Inc. and has served as president of the NW Washington Estate Planning Council. Mr. Johnson received his Master of Taxation degree from University of Florida School of Law, his Juris Doctor degree from Gonzaga University and his Bachelor degree in Political Science from Western Washington University. Mr. Johnson has significant experience in representing closely held business owners and individuals in regard to structuring Purchase and Sale Agreements, Acquisition and Mergers, Wills, Trusts, Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies and Corporations. In addition, Mr. Johnson's practice focuses on wealth transfers and business succession strategies for the reduction of federal and state estate tax.