Johnny Pinjuv recently joined Scholten Fant in the Fall of 2016. He previously worked for a non-profit agency in Grand Rapids, providing immigration legal services to low-income families. Johnny is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where he focused on international refugee law and equal protection under the Fourteenth Amendment. During his time in law school, Johnny worked in a variety of different settings, including an internship and the U.S. Department of State and a fellowship at Human Rights Watch in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to attending law school, Johnny worked as an internal auditor, and received a master’s degree in accounting.
Memberships, Education, and Awards
State Bar of Michigan
State Bar of California
University of Michigan Law School (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2014)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Master’s of Accounting, cum laude, 2010)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 2009)
Best Oral Advocate, U.C. Davis National Refugee and Asylum Law Moot Court Competition, 2014
Bates Fellowship, 2014
Program in Refugee and Asylum Law Fellowship, 2013
Johnny is also an avid golfer, having played for the University of Nevada Las Vegas during his undergraduate years. Johnny is a native of Las Vegas, NV, and currently lives in Grand Rapids.