Capell & Howard P.C. Attorneys At Law Montgomery & Auburn/Opelika, AL

D. Kyle Johnson


(334) 241-8055


Kyle Johnson is a shareholder in Capell & Howard, P.C. Kyle was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1975 after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University, where he was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa. Kyle received his Juris Doctorate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama, where he was a Hugo L. Black Scholar and a member of the Order of the Coif. He also received his Masters of Laws in Taxation, with honors, from the University of Alabama. Kyle is a native of Auburn, Alabama.

Prior to joining the firm, Kyle served on active duty in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps, and afterwards, in the Alabama Army National Guard JAG Corps, retiring at the rank of lieutenant colonel. At Capell & Howard, Kyle’s practice consists primarily of mergers and acquisitions, business and corporate law, representation of professional practices, and estate planning. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers of America.


LLM, with honors, Taxation, The University of Alabama, 1979

J.D., magna cum laude, The University of Alabama School of Law, 1975

B.S., Auburn University, 1972

Bar Admissions

Alabama, 1975

Admitted To Practice

U.S. Tax Court

U.S. Court of Military Appeals

Honors and Awards

The Best Lawyers in America – Corporate Law; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Tax Law; Trusts & Estates

Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year”- Corporate Law, Montgomery 2014

Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” – Tax, Montgomery 2013

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating Award

Hugo L. Black Scholar

Order of the Coif

Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society

Other Professional Experience

Lieutenant Colonel (Retired), Alabama Army National Guard, Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps (1979-96)

Active Duty, U.S. Army, Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps (1976-79)

Contact Information

150 South Perry Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104

p: (334) 241-8055

f: (334) 323-8888  | vCard

Legal Assistant

Deanna Shields

p: (334) 241-8023

f: (334) 323-8888