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Former prosecutor for the City of Chicago, Law Department.  In private practice in Fort Lauderdale, Florida since 1996  performing real estate closings and writing title insurance for real estate investors,  and advising and litigating evictions for landlords, and tenants.  Member of the Florida Bar,  Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, and Broward County Bar Association.  Founding Director of the Broward County Landlords Association nka Florida Landlord Action Group.  I have taught two seminars on Florida Landlord Tenant Law for the Lerman Eduction Group and run the Florida Landlord Tenant Law Blog on wordpress


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 50%
    20 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 50%
    20 years, 2 thousand cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Free consultation (15 minutes)

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  • Joseph Hughes

    Mr. Johnson is a true expert in landlord-tenant law. He is highly knowledgeable and a fountain of information. I endorse him without reservation.


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  • Gordon Thomas Nicol

    A true professional. Incredibly knowledgeable. I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

Alexander Patrick Johnson PLLC

800 SE 3rd Avenue
Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 333161926


FLMember in Good Standing199606/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Special Service AwardSouth East Chicago Commission1995
First Place Brief - Central DivisionJessup International Moot Court Competition1989
Award for excellence in courtroom advocacyOrder of Barristers1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Corporation CounselCity of Chicago1989 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Broward County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property and Trust Law Section, Young Lawyers Division, Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Forms SubcommitteeMember1996 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionPresident Broward County Chapter2015 - 2017
Publication nameTitleDate
Florida Landlord Tenant BlogAttorneys fees in suits to recover security deposit2016
Florida Landlord Tenant BlogNew remedy against guests who wont leave2015
Florida Landlord Tenant BlogWho is the prevailing party in a suit to recover security deposit?2014
Florida Landlord Tenant BlogSuccessive notices2013
Florida Landlord - Tenant BlogEvictions filed by property manager2012
Florida Landlord-Tenant BlogLandlord’s reasonable efforts to repair2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Trinity CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rotary ClubFlorida residential landlord-tenant law2016
Real Estate & Business NetworkChanges to the Florida Residential Landlord Tenant Statute2013
Evictions: Residential and Commercial in FloridaLandlord - Tenant2012
Landlord-Tenant CLE courseResidential Landlord-Tenant Law2007