STEPHEN W. JOHNSON
Stephen W. Johnson was born in Bethesda, Maryland. He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology before transferring to the University of Florida to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1975, and his Juris Doctorate in 1978. Steve Johnson is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida (1981), the 5th Circuit (1979), U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit (1981), the U.S. Supreme Court (1982), and all Florida Courts.
Steve Johnson represents management in defense of employment discrimination and other employment related issues as well as commercial, construction and contractual claims, and represents both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury lawsuits. He is a member of the Lake County and Florida Bar Associations. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Lake County Bar Association, the Lake County Law Library and the Boys and Girls Club. Currently, Steve Johnson sits on the Board of Directors of Lake 100, is the lead attorney for the Firm's representation of the Lake County School Board and is a appointee to the Lake County Professionalism Panel.
He also practices in the area of Education, Government Law, and Administrative Law Claims.
Elizabeth Turner is from Coral Gables, Florida. She graduated from Duke University in 2010, earning two Bachelor of Arts degrees, one in Environmental Science and Policy and a second in Earth and Ocean Science. After college, Elizabeth worked for a real estate development company and for a nonprofit for K-12 and college students teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). She graduated with her Juris Doctor, cum laude, and a certificate in Environmental and Land Use law from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2015.
During law school, Elizabeth was an editor for the Journal of Law and Public Policy, a member of the Environmental Moot Court team, and a clerk for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of General Counsel in Washington, D.C. After law school, Elizabeth worked as a judicial law clerk for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida where she gained experience working on complex federal cases.
Elizabeth is admitted to practice in all Florida courts as well as the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and Northern District of Florida. She is a member and serves as a Director on the Board of the Lake County Bar Association, as well as a member of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, Florida School Board Attorneys Association, Altrusa International (Lake County), and the Class of 2019 for Leadership Lake County. She also is an adjunct professor at Florida Southern College.
When not practicing law, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her husband Carlos and their dog, Bear. She enjoys reading, sewing, hiking, and watching Duke basketball games and Gator football games.