Estate planning and wealth management, including real estate practice, business transactions, and other legal civil matters that relate to effectively managing and protecting your legacy assets are the primary legal focus of Carol Johnson Law Firm, P.A.
An additional focus of the Firm is to assist families, who are touched by disability, make the proper estate planning decisions that not only protects what is theirs, but allows them to create supplemental planning solutions that provide an enhanced quality of life for their disabled family members while still maintaining their eligibility for much-needed government medical benefits.
Carol Johnson Law Firm, P.A., strives to provide comprehensive legal services in all matters of civil law, estate and legacy planning, elder and disability law and wealth management, for clients throughout Florida and South Carolina; to provide Special Needs Planning and advocacy for disabled individuals and their families; and, to do so by following the highest standards of excellence, compassion, competence and integrity.
Carol is admitted to practice law within the States of Florida and South Carolina and is a member, in good standing, of the Florida Bar, The South Carolina Bar, the St. Petersburg Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), and the Professional Advisors Committee of the SPCA.
Carol was recently re-appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Community Law Program - a program founded to offer legal assistance in many areas of law for those in our community who cannot otherwise afford an attorney. Carol has also received recognition for her pro bono work on behalf of foster children.
Carol is in demand as a speaker for community and mental health groups, such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), and was recently invited to speak at Columbia University, in NYC, at a symposium on "Death and Dying" regarding the legal rights of persons to determine their own rites of passage from this world, and how to ensure those rights.
Carol is happily married with three adult children, one of whom is disabled and is the inspiration for her work with her Special Needs clients.
Carol is available to local community and seniors groups for presentations and seminars on the topics of "Estate Planning Essentials," "Transitional Planning for your Special Needs Child," "Protecting Your Legacy" and other elder law and special needs topics.
She sees clients by appointment only.