Ronald W. Johnson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Pensacola, FL

Ronald W. Johnson, P.A.
 | 114 East Gregory Street Street, Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone: 850-462-3404
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%)
Attorney Profile

Ronald W. Johnson is a criminal defense attorney for the law firm of Ronald W. Johnson, P.A., in Pensacola, Florida. Mr. Johnson represents a diverse range of individuals and businesses throughout the Pensacola metropolitan area that have been charged with federal or white collar crimes.

Mr. Johnson graduated from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, with a degree in economics. He earned his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in Gainesville, Florida, and also took a trial advocacy workshop at Harvard Law School in 1987. Before founding Ronald W. Johnson, P.A., he gained valuable legal experience in a number of different roles, working as a partner in a private firm and serving as an assistant public defender and an assistant state attorney.

Mr. Johnson has been admitted to practice in the state of Florida since 1973. He is also licensed to appear before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Johnson teaches the prosecutor training program at both the University of Florida Levin College of Law and Stetson University College of Law. He has also served as a counselor for The Pensacola American Inn of Court since 2006.

Mr. Johnson is a member of several professional organizations such as the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Recognized for his skill in the legal realm, Mr. Johnson is rated AV Preeminent*, the highest possible, by the attorney peer review group Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Felony, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion

Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Felony, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Ronald Johnson

Admitted: 1973, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://ronaldwjohnsonlaw.com/about/

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyer, 2006 – 2012
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating, 1984 – Present
  • Floirda Super Lawyer

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Criminal Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Association, 1988
  • Criminal Trial Advocacy, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1992

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida Bar Criminal Law Section committees
  • Florida Bar Criminal Law Section Narcotic Practice Committee, Chairman
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1979
  • Florida, 1973
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 1984 – Present
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 1984 – Present
  • Pensacola Chapter American Inns of Court, Counsellor, 1996 – Present
  • Society of the Criminal Defense Bar, Member & Past President
  • American Inns of Court

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • USDC ND FL REAP Community Garden, Board Member
  • USDC ND FL Reentry Court, Board Member & Mentor

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy Diploma for Teaching of Trial Advocacy Skills, Harvard Law School, 1987
  • Public Defender/ Prosecutor Training Program, University of Florida College of Law and Stetson University College of Law, 1984 – Present

Representative Clients:

  • Individuals, Business Entities, Organizations & Unions

Educational Background:

  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, B.S. in Economics, 1969
  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Trial Advocacy Skills – Teacher Training Trial Advocacy Workshop – 1987

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Office Location for Ronald W. Johnson

    114 East Gregory Street Street
    Pensacola, FL 32502

    Phone: 850-462-3404

     

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