Johnson Legal of Florida, P.L.

Sarasota Bankruptcy, Probate, and Property Tax Law Firm

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Firm Overview

Johnson Legal of Florida, P.L. is a Sarasota law firm that focuses its practice on bankruptcy, probate, and property tax law. Attorney Sherri L. Johnson graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Law and has been practicing law for 15 years. Ms. Johnson has previously served as president of both the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and the Sarasota County Bar Association. She is rated AV (very high to preeminent) by Martindale Hubbell's Peer Review Rating service and 10.0/10 by Avvo.com.

Ms. Johnson is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Her honors and awards have included:

"Legal Elite" - Florida Trend Magazine (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

"Rising Star" - Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2009, 2011, 2012, 2013)

"Clients' Choice Award" - Avvo.com (2013)

"Lynn Futch Most Productive Young Lawyer Award" - Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division (2009)

"Outstanding Attorney Achievement Award" - Sarasota Chapter, Florida Association for Women Lawyers (2005)

"Woman Lawyer of the Year" - Manatee County Chapter, Florida Association for Women Lawyers (2009)

"Young Lawyer of the Year" - Gulf Coast Business Review (2005)
Main Office

Main Office
5602 Marquesas Circle
Suite 208
Sarasota  FL  34233

Phone
  • (941) 926-1155
Fax
  • (941) 926-1160
Bankruptcy
Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
The law firm of Johnson Legal of Florida, P.L., located in Sarasota, Florida, is an AV-rated law firm that is committed to providing discreet, compassionate and non-judgmental counsel to clients in Sarasota, Bradenton and the surrounding areas who are experiencing financial difficulties. Whether you are trying to halt a foreclosure proceeding, protect your family's assets or put an end to ongoing collection attempts, Sarasota bankruptcy attorney Sherri Johnson will review your situation and help you determine the best course of action, which may be to file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

Fees for Bankruptcy Cases

Fees for basic Chapter 7 cases generally range from $1,300 to $1,700 plus filing fees, and may be paid in several monthly installments, as long as all fees are paid prior to the bankruptcy case being filed.

Fees for basic Chapter 13 cases generally range from $2,900 to $3,400 plus filing fees. At least half of your fees must be paid prior to the case being filed, but the fees may be paid in monthly installments. The remainder of the fees will be paid by the bankruptcy trustee out of your monthly Chapter 13 plan payments.

Rates are for attorney fees only and do not include filing fees and out-of-pocket expenses, where applicable. Rates are subject to change without notice and are subject to the terms of each client's written engagement letter.
Probate
Probate of Small and Mid-Sized Estates
Johnson Legal of Florida, P.L. is an AV-rated Sarasota, Florida law firm that offers estate planning and probate attorney services for individuals and families with small to mid-sized estates. Services include preparation of wills, trusts, livings wills, and powers of attorney. The firm also handles basic probate matters, including formal administration, summary administration, ancillary administration of Florida property, and assistance with disposition of tangible property.

Basic Probate Fees:
Summary Administration $900
Formal Administration $1,900 + 1.5% of estate value

Rates are for attorney fees only and do not include filing fees and out-of-pocket expenses, where applicable. Rates are subject to change without notice and are subject to the terms of each client's written engagement letter.

Sherri Johnson

Attorney Sherri L. Johnson graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Law and has been practicing law in Sarasota, Florida for 15 years. She focuses her practice primarily on property tax law, business law, bankruptcy law, and probate of small to mid-sized estates. She also serves as a Special Magistrate for the value adjustment boards of several Florida counties. Ms. Johnson has previously served as president of both the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and the Sarasota County Bar Association. She is rated AV (very high to preeminent) by Martindale Hubbell's Peer Review Rating service and 10.0/10 by Avvo.com.

Ms. Johnson is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Her honors and awards have included:

"Legal Elite" - Florida Trend Magazine (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

"Rising Star" - Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2009, 2011, 2012, 2013)

"Clients' Choice Award" - Avvo.com (2013)

"Lynn Futch Most Productive Young Lawyer Award" - Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division (2009)

"Outstanding Attorney Achievement Award" - Sarasota Chapter, Florida Association for Women Lawyers (2005)

"Woman Lawyer of the Year" - Manatee County Chapter, Florida Association for Women Lawyers (2009)

"Young Lawyer of the Year" - Gulf Coast Business Review (2005)
License
  • Bar Number: 0134775
    Florida , 1998
Education
  • University of Florida College of Law
    J.D. , 1997

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