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William A. Johnson

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Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Medicaid planning
  • Long-term care planning
  • Guardianships
  • Incapacity planning
  • Will and trust litigation
  • Probate Law

Biography

William A. Johnson, founder of William A. Johnson, P.A., is a graduate of the University of Florida Liberal Arts and Sciences College, where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. Mr. Johnson received his Juris Doctor in 1990 from the University of Florida College Of Law and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1991. He has been Florida Bar Board Certified in the area of Elder Law since 2004, and practices predominantly in the fields of estate planning, Medicaid planning, long-term care planning, guardianship, incapacity planning, will and trust litigation, and probate. He is a two-time winner of the Elder Law Section Member of the Year award.

Mr. Johnson is the Substantive Law Vice Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar and the President of the Space Coast Chapter of the Florida State Guardianship Association. He serves as a member of the Florida Bar (Elder Law Section; Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section), the American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section) and the Brevard County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Florida Bar Elder Law Executive Committee and The ELS/AFELA Task Force. In addition, Mr. Johnson belongs to the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, the Space Coast Guardianship Association, and the Space Coast Chapter of the Florida State Guardianship Association. He served on the board of directors and as Chairman for the Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation and was the 2006 president of the Brevard Association of Human Services. Mr. Johnson was born in London, England in 1965.

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • Juris Doctor - 1990
  • University of Florida Liberal Arts and Sciences College, Gainesville, Florida
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • Florida, 1991

Professional Associations

  • Florida Bar, Elder Law Section, Member
  • Florida Bar, Real Property Section, Member
  • Florida Bar, Probate & Trust Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Member
  • Brevard County Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Bar's Elder Law Executive Committee, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys
  • Space Coast Guardianship Association
  • Florida State Guardianship Association

Current Employment Position

  • Founder

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation, Board of Directors and Chairman
  • Brevard Association of Human Services, President, 2006

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Florida Bar Board Certified in the area of Elder Law