Diana L. Johnson

Diana L. Johnson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Jacksonville, FL

Johnson and Lufrano, P.A.
 | 1010 East Adams Street, Suite 205
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: 904-513-3905
Fax: 904-212-0691
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Diana L. Johnson is a Florida Bar Board Certified Expert in Criminal Appellate Law.  She is an experienced and accomplished criminal trial and criminal appellate attorney dedicated to representing individuals charged, investigated, or convicted in state court. Ms. Johnson has a passion for assisting those subjected to the intricacies of the criminal justice system and helping them achieve positive results in their cases. In her career, Ms. Johnson has tried over 35 criminal cases and handled over 85 appeals.  

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

About Diana Johnson

Admitted: 2007, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.jaxcriminaldefenseattorney.com/about-our-law-fir...


  • The Legal Elite Up & Comers category is a special designation for attorneys under the age of 40 who have exhibited leadership in law and in their community. For more information about Florida Legal Elite, visit www.floridatrend.com/legal-elite., Up and Comer – Criminal Law, Florida Trend Magazine, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Ms. Johnson is a Florida Bar Board Certified expert in Criminal Appeals , 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The Florida Barhttps://www.floridabar.org/directories/find-mbr/profile/?num=35949, 2007
  • The Florida Bar Juvenile Court Rules Committee -The scope and function of the Juvenile Court Rules Committee is to carry out the mandate of Rule 2.140, Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, concerning the proposal of new rules of procedure and changes to existing rules.Juvenile Court Rules Committee page
  • The United States Supreme Court Bar, 2020
  • Appellate Section - Jacksonville Bar Association , 2013
  • The First District Appellate American Inn of Court Executive Committee:  April 2014 – Present              President:   May 2018-May 2019              President-Elect:  June 2017-May 2018              Secretary:   August 2015 – May 2017              Mentor Chair: August 2014-August 2015; May 2019-Present, 2012
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Amicus Committee Co-Chair – Appointed June 2019 Amicus Committee Member – June 2016-Present  , 2012
  • Appellate Section Committee Co-Chair
  • Jacksonville Bar Association , 2009
  • Tennessee Bar, 2007

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Fourth Circuit and Jacksonville Area Leal Aid – Pro Bono Award Recognition  

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presented for Continuing Legal Education Credit at the Florida Trial Court Staff Attorneys Association Annual Conference , Sole Presenter, Procedural Overview of Juvenile Justice, Florida Trial Court Staff Attorneys Association, Trial Court Staff Attorneys And Appellate Court Law Clerks, 2018
  • Florida Juvenile Law and Practice provides comprehensive coverage of all areas of juvenile practice including delinquency, dependency and termination of parental rights, and families and children in need of services. Authoritative and insightful analysis from authors that include members of the Juvenile Court Rules Committee, assistant state attorneys, assistant public defenders, attorneys representing the Department of Children and Family Services, and private attorneys makes this book an essential reference for those practicing in this area of the law.The new Fifteenth Edition features: New discussions regardingAdoption Jurisdiction Termination of Parental Rights Revised statutes and rules New case law, Sole Author and Joint Editor , Chapter 14 – Adjudicatory Hearing in Dependency Cases, LexisNexis and The Florida Bar, Juvenile Delinquency And Dependency Lawyers And Judges
  • Presented for Continuing Legal Education General and Certification Credit at Northeast Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Luncheon  , Sole presenter, Preserving the Defendant's Right to Appeal, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Northeast Chapter, Criminal Trial And Appellate Attorneys, 2018
  • Presented for Continuing Legal Education General and Certification Credit on behalf of the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Appellate Section  , Co-Moderator, First District Court of Appeal Sidebar Luncheon, Jacksonville Bar Association Appellate Section , Appellate And Trial Attorneys Practicing Within Florida's First District Court Of Appeal
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Office Location for Diana L. Johnson

1010 East Adams Street
Suite 205
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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Last Updated: 4/14/2020

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