About Us

Since its inception, Johnson Notary Services has been focused on building a strategic, quality practice

We have a very qualified team ready to help with all legal transactions described on our services page. Let us guide you through the process of setting up a new company in Aruba or purchasing a property on the island. We are here to provide you with solutions to the many legal challenges you may encounter in matters of real estate, corporate and family law.

Our core team of legal specialists consist of the following people: 

Ted Johnson, LL.M

Managing Partner

Civil law notary

Theodore (Ted) Johnson began his legal career in 1998. He has worked in all areas of the civil law notarial practice. Besides working for many years in Aruba and before that in St. Maarten he has also worked for several years at a leading law firm (CMS) in the Netherlands.

His specialties include real estate projects, aircraft mortgages and share transfers.


Cyrielle de Nobrega, LL.M

Deputy civil law notary

Cyrielle de Nobrega is a deputy civil law notary. She has worked in all areas of the civil law notarial practice. 


Ruell Wester

Lawyer/legal council LLM

Ruell Wester graduated in 2015 with a LLM Civil Law from the University of Aruba. He has worked at a renowned trust office in Aruba for three years before joining the team of JNS in 2018. Ruell Wester works mainly in the field of corporate law.


Mariah Croes

Lawyer/legal council LLM

Mariah Croes graduated in 2022 with a LLM Civil Law from the University of Aruba. Mariah Croes works mainly in the field of family and real estate law.


Andrea Zuluaga

Lawyer/legal council LLM

Andrea Zuluaga graduated in 2019 with a Double LLM Degree from the University of Aruba and Uiniversity of Maastricht.  Andrea Zuluaga works mainly in the field of family and real estate estate law. She also leeds the auctions in JNS. 


Ginny Jongeleen

Lawyer/legal council LLM

Ginny Jongeleen graduated in 2018 with a LLM Civil Law from the University of Aruba. Ginny Jongeleen works mainly in the field of family and real estate law.