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About Criminal Defense Lawyer Janet E. Johnson, Jacksonville Florida

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Originally from Stamford, Connecticut, Janet Johnson graduated from Connecticut College in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and worked at Rolling Stone Magazine before attending law school.

Janet obtained her law degree in 1994 from the University of Oregon School of Law. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1994 and the Colorado Bar in 1996 and is licensed to practice in federal court.

Attorney Janet Johnson is licensed to practice before all Florida State Courts, as well as in the State of Colorado.  She is a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Florida Bar Association.

She recently served as faculty of the FACDL (Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) Blood, Breath and Tears seminar in connection with DUI.

Janet is rated AV Preeminent (a top rating by her peers) on attorney rating website Martindale-Hubbell. Janet Johnson is a Fellow for Litigation Counsel of America. See more info here

Janet Johnson focuses on criminal law services, including traffic offenses, white collar crimes, drug offenses, sex offenses, major felonies, robbery, burglary, misdemeanors, juvenile cases and probation violations.

Janet is considered a leading source of legal information and has been interviewed by the media, in print, on radio and on television.  She has been interviewed as a legal expert on television for CNN, HLN and First Coast News in Jacksonville, and NPR radio. 

Janet has commented on a variety of cases, including cases involving celebrities and other famous individuals:

-Jennifer Hudson
-Trayvon Martin
-The Occupy Movement
-Natalie Wood Case
-Healthcare Law
-Somer Thompson Murder Trial
-Amanda Knox
-Conrad Murray Trial (Michael Jackson’s Doctor)
-Doogie Howser Wannabe Case in Florida
-Troy Davis Execution Case
-Casey Anthony Trial

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"Janet is a great asset to any legal situation you may find yourself in. She will give it to you straight and tell you all your options. She is very compassionate and will fight for you till the end. I feel very fortunate that we had her on our side." - Jeremy Cox, Watson Information Technology Trainer at Watson Realty Corp.

Janet Johnson is available for TV and News Commentator positions as well. See more....

Janet Johnson is a Fellow for Litigation Counsel of America. See more info here

Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory™
Highest Rated Attorney

Janet Johnson has been acknowledged by her legal peers with an AV® Preeminent™ rating from the prestigious directory: Martindale-Hubbell®.

Martindale- Hubbell® ratings are determined solely by other members of the bar association and judiciary, and an AV® rating is the highest possible rating a lawyer can receive for their ethical and professional standards.

Janet Johnson proudly serves her clients with the knowledge that this dedication to high-quality legal work is appreciated by her legal peers and precedes her work in the courtroom. This rating is a testimony to Janet Johnson's personal high standards for excellence in the legal field.

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For the past 16 years, Janet E. Johnson has concentrated her practice in the area of criminal defense. She has successfully defended numerous clients and is an a

Criminal Defense Attorney
Top Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell®
Janet E. Johnson, P.A
3219 Atlantic Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904-634-8991
Fax:  904-634-8998
24 Hour Emergency Number  904-634-8991
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