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Crystal Collins Spencer

Crystal Collins Spencer

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Medical Malpractice, Business

About Me

Crystal Spencer earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 1985.  During her practice she has handled complex litigation and high profile matters.  She has appeared on 20/20, Dateline,Larry King, Campbell Brown, the Today Show, Good Morning America and more.  She primarily practices in the fields of Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury.  She is a  Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator and Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator.  She has sucessfully argued matters before the Florida  Supreme Court and appeared in the highest court of New York.  She is a committed community volunteer and has won state and local recognition for her volunteer efforts.  Recently she served as Chairman of the Charter Review Commission and was responsible for the total revision of Pensacola's Charter, which was ratified by citizen referendum.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 30%
  3. Business: 20%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Virginia Marie Buchanan

    Ms. Spencer is always professional and well prepared. She is detailed, specific and organized, and those qualities make her a formidable opponent in litigation.

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    Virginia Buchanan Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Susan V Carroll

    Crystal is a talented and dedicated attorney. She works hard and knows how to create an environment that leads to truth and justice being released for her clients. She is an attorney that other attorneys look up to and seek to emulate. I endorse this lawyer

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    Susan Carroll Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Spencer Meador Johnson

900 North Palafox Street
Pensacola, FL, 32501

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198605/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Profiles/Leading AttorneysTown & Country2014
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Bar Register of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Charter MemberAmerican Academy of Medical Malpractice Attorneys2012
Community Service AwardEscambia Santa Rosa Bar Association2011
named community Winner 2009Independent News2009
Outstanding Woman in BusinessPensacola Business Journal2007
Outstanding Freshman VolunteerAmerican Heart Association, Florida/Puerto Rico2006
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2006
Best Local AttorneyIndependent News2006
Barrister, Order of CertusLitigation Counsel of AmericaN/A
Barrister, Order of JustitiaLitigation Counsel of AmericaN/A
FellowLitigation Counsel of AmericaN/A
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super LawyersN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Shareholder/PresidentSpencer Meador Johnson2014 - Present
Shareholder/PresidentSpencer Law Firm2010 - 2014
ShareholderLozier Thames Frazier Spencer2008 - 2010
Shareholder & DirectorEmmanuel, Sheppard & Condon1994 - 2007
AttorneyBeggs & Lane1990 - 1994
Assistant State AttorneyAssistant State Attorney, 1st Judicial Circuit1985 - 1990

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Heart Association - NationalVolunteer Training Task Force2013 - Present
University of West FloridaWUWF Crystal Circle2013 - 2013
Destin Charity Wine Auction FoundationTrustee2011 - Present
Florida Bar, Health Law SectionN/A2008 - Present
American Heart Association - Northwest Florida DivisionHeart Ball: Executive Leadership Team2008 - Present
American Heart Association - Florida/Puerto Rico AffiliateFlorida Advocacy Subcommittee2008 - 2012
University of West FloridaNautilus Society2007 - 2009
American Heart Association - Greater Southeast Affiliate (FL, GA, AL, MS, LA, TN, PR)Board of Directors2006 - Present
American Heart AssociationHeart Walk: Advocacy Volunteer2005 - Present
Pensacola Bay Area IMPACT 100Member2004 - 2009
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionN/A2000 - Present
Pensacola Little Theater/Pensacola Cultural CenterBoard Member and Numerous Chairs/Trustee Emeritus Lifetime1992 - 2006
United WayAlexis de Tocqueville Society MemberN/A
Covenant HospiceRuby SocietyN/A
Pensacola State CollegeAnna Society, Founding MemberN/A
National Society of Fund Raising ExecutivesRecognized as Outstanding VolunteerN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Russenberger v. Russenbergerprevailed
Griffith v. Griffith, 860 So. 2d 1069 (Fla. 1st DCA 2003)prevailed at 1st DCA
Fleming v. FWBMC, 113 So. 3d 444 (Fla. 1st DCA 2013)Prevailed

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of KentuckyJournalism & Political Science, w/HonorsBA - Bachelor of Arts1982