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Sherri Lynn Johnson

About me

Sherri L. Johnson is the owner of Johnson Legal of Florida, P.L.  She concentrates her practice primarily on property tax law, bankruptcy and probate of small to mid-sized estates.


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 40%
  2. Tax: 30%
    17 years
  3. Probate: 30%



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Payment types:

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  • Sheryl Ann Edwards

    I have known Sherri Johnson personally and professionally for over 10 years and have always found her to be very knowledgeable and prepared for any type of case she is handling. I would highly recommend Ms. Johnson as an attorney.


    Sheryl Edwards Real Estate Attorney
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  • Mark D. Siegel

    I endorse this lawyer. Knowledgeable, experienced, dedicated and personable. An excellent choice for representation.


    Mark Siegel Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

Johnson Legal of Florida, P.L.

5602 Marquesas Cir. Suite 208
Sarasota, FL, 34233-3359


FLMember in Good Standing199809/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2013
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers Magazine2012
Woman Lawyer of the YearManatee County Chapter, Florida Association for Women Lawyers2008
Lynn Futch Most Productive Young Lawyer AwardThe Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division2008
Outstanding Attorney Achievement AwardSarasota Chapter, Florida Association for Women Lawyers2005
Young Lawyer of the YearGulf Coast Business Review2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerJohnson Legal of Florida, P.L.2010 - Present
PartnerDent & Johnson, Chartered1998 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of CourtMaster2013 - 2014
Sarasota County Bar AssociationPresident2009 - 2010
Florida Association for Women LawyersPresident2007 - 2008
The Florida Bar Board of GovernorsFAWL Liaison2007 - 2008
Sarasota Chapter, Florida Association for Women LawyersPresident2001 - 2003
Publication nameTitleDate
Stetson Law ReviewCorrecting Material Mistakes of Fact in the Assessment of Homestead Property After Smith v. Welton2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of FloridaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ABA Tax Section Midyear MeetingProperty Tax Exemptions for Non-Profit Properties2011
IAAO Annual ConferenceProperty Tax Law Update: From the Sunshine State and Beyond2010
FCIAAO Spring ConferenceLegal Update2009
FCIAAO Fall ConferenceLegal Update2009
FCIAAO Fall ConferenceTangible Personal Property: Legal Update2009
YLD Law at the LibraryUnderstanding Property Tax Assessments & Exemptions2008
Florida Bar Diversity Symposium"Diversity-Creating the Winning Edge" Panelist2008
FCIAAO Spring ConferenceProperty Tax Exemptions: Legal Update2008
FCIAAO Fall ConferenceTangible Property: Legal Update2007
FCIAAO Fall ConferenceLegal Update2003
FCIAAO Spring ConferenceValue Adjustment Board Preparation2002
IAAO Annual ConventionWhen are Intangibles Taxable? Distinguishing Between Intangible Property and Intangible Influences on Value2001