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About me

I opened my boutique law firm in 2012 to provide client-specific legal services in the areas of wealth management / estate planning, real property, business matters, and probate, with a primary focus on services for disabled children and adults.

I have a demonstrated commitment to community service and am currently active as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Community Law Program, a charitable organization providing free legal services to those that cannot otherwise afford legal representation.  I am a member of NAMI where I present lectures on proper estate planning and wealth management strategies; I am an active member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

I am happily married with three wonderful children, two of whom are my husband's. My family has been touched by autism and Alzheimer's, inspiring my work in the area of special needs law.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 35%
  2. Real Estate: 30%
  3. Business: 15%
  4. Social Security: 10%
  5. Probate: 10%

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  • Leonard Roy Boyer

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Contact info

Carol Johnson Law Firm, P.A.

Po Box 47306
St Petersburg, FL, 33743-7306


SCGood Standing201508/03/2016
FLMember in Good Standing201206/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
William F. Blews Pro Bono Service AwardStetson University College of Law2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderCarol Johnson Law Firm, P.A.2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Florida chapter)Attorney Member2012 - Present
Community Law ProgramBoard Member2012 - Present
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law SectionLinkedIn Manager, Member2012 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NAMI Monthly MeetingSpecial Needs Trust2016
South Carolina eCLE VideoAdding a Special Needs Trusts component to your Estate Planning Practice2015
SC NAMI Annual ConferenceSpecial Needs Transition Planning2015
Death & Dying Symposium at Columbia Univ.Advance Directives for Special Needs2015
Caring For Disabled ChildrenSpecial Needs Planning2014