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James E. Johnson II

Of Greene Hamrick Schermer & Johnson, P.A.

Board Certified Specialist in Elder Law

Attorney Profile

James E. Johnson II practices primarily in the areas of Probate and Trust Administration, Estate Planning and is a Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law attorney.  An Ohio native, Mr. Johnson graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from Miami University of Ohio in 1990, and he received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1995, where he was a recipient of the Timothy Walker Founder’s Scholarship.  Mr. Johnson spent three years studying and working in Southern Finland and speaks Finnish and Swedish.

Mr. Johnson relocated to Florida in 1995 and has been a resident of the Palmetto area since 2000.  He and his wife have two daughters and are members of Faith Lutheran Church of Parrish.

Mr. Johnson

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law – Florida Bar Board Certified, 2012
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianship

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1995
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999


University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Juris Doctor – 1995

Miami University, Oxford, OH

  • Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics summa cum laude – 1990
  • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Past Employment Positions

  • Brian E. Johnson, P.A. 1995 – 2007

Professional Associations &


  • Faith Lutheran Church, Parrish,  former Elder, Member from  2000 – Present
  • Manatee County United Way Resource Development, Board Member, 2008 – 2010
  • Family Partnership Center, Board Member, 2008 – 2012
  • Local Advocacy Council (Service Area 10 Multi-Purpose Council (including Pinellas County), Appointment by the Governor, 2003 – 2007
  • Local Advocacy Council (Service Area 15 Multi-Purpose Council (including Manatee County), Appointment by the Governor, 2008 – 2010
  • Palmetto Rotary Club, Member, 2008 – Present; President, 2012-2013
  • Palmetto Rotary Club, Service Above Self Award, 2009
  • Manatee County Bar Association, Member, 2007 – Present
  • The Clearwater Bar Association, Past Member, 1995 – 2007
  • The St. Petersburg Bar Association, Past Member, 1995 – 2007


James E. Johnson, II,

Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney

Greene Hamrick Schermer & Johnson, P.A.
410 43rd Street West, Suite N
Bradenton, FL 34209
Tel: (941)747-1871
Fax: (941)745-2866
Email: [email protected]
Providing legal representation in the greater Bradenton, Florida area.

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