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Anita M. Johnson

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Practice Areas:

  • Divorce and Family Law
  • Alimony
  • Property Division
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Parenting Plans
  • Domestic Violence
  • Mediation

Biography

Anita Johnson received her J.D. degree, as well as Family Law Certificate from DePaul University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois in 2006. She received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Outstanding Achievement in Family Law Practice Skills. After clerking for three judges in the Domestic Relations Division of the Seventh Circuit of Illinois, she received a commendation for her outstanding service to the division. Ms. Johnson was also appointed by the DePaul Family Law Fellow to research domestic violence cases within Cook County for their longevity and outcome within the domestic violence court, with recommendations made to the judiciary based upon that research. 

She became a Florida licensed attorney in 2008. She founded the Law Office of Anita M. Johnson, PLLC as a Law Firm devoted to 100% Divorce and Family Law. She is the driving force behind all cases that are brought on board, organizing other professionals such as forensic accountants, clinical psychologists, parenting coordinators, and the like, depending upon the specifics of each case.

She has outstanding credentials, including certification as a financial litigator, and founding member of the American Institute of Certified Financial Litigators. She also holds a Florida Supreme Court Mediator Certification. She is a member of the Family Law Division, the Solo Practice Division, and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Division of the Florida Bar.

Ms. Johnson has the pragmatic skills to deal effectively with families and divorce, and the financial acumen to analyze and address small to large asset cases. She knows how to cut through unnecessary expenses and has an approach to family law that emphasizes evaluation, planning, and communication with clients. She can guide clients through whatever family law challenge is at hand with sensitivity, calm, and leadership.

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: Family Law Certificate
    • Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2008

Professional Associations

  • Family Law Division, the Solo Practice Division, and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Division of the Florida Bar, Member
  • Reading Power, Inc. , Board of Directors, 2009 to 2011

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Florida Supreme Court Mediator Certification