Natasha P. Johnson, Esquire, is the owner and solo practitioner of her law office. Her experience in criminal defense and family law litigation spans over 80 jury and non-jury trials in Circuit and County Courts. Attorney Johnson has many years of trial experience and is honest with her clients about the merits of their case.
"I never go to trial unprepared!" When her clients become involved in the criminal justice system, it is important and imperative for them to know that she is fully prepared to go to trial and will aggressively advocate on their behalf. "I understand the grave implications for my client's future, and I do not take that responsibility lightly."
Attorney Johnson will not encourage her clients to accept plea agreements unless a settlement is what her clients seek. If a settlement is desired, then Attorney Johnson will negotiate the best possible plea agreement for her clients and continue to advocate for their best interests. "My desire is to see justice prevail and to prevent the government from overstepping its boundaries and needlessly intruding into people's lives." Natasha P. Johnson, Esquire, wants to see you have your day in court.
Additionally, Attorney Johnson is a strong advocate in family law cases. Ms. Johnson understands the issues that her clients face when going through divorce proceedings and child custody issues. "It is important to preserve family ties if at all possible and still make sure that you get what you want."
As a former prosecutor for the Department of Children and Families, Attorney Johnson has a unique view on the pitfalls of dependency law. Ms. Johnson understands the needs of families in a crisis situation and will strongly advocate against the government preying upon those families in their most vulnerable state. "There are many families that are in need of the support the government and a minimal amount of services to maintain their family unit; however, officials occasionally become too intrusive and violate parents' most basic constitutional rights to rear their children." Attorney Johnson tries to ensure that the families are adequately represented and are not wrongfully subjected to the scrutiny of the judicial system.
Ethics, integrity, and a commitment to advocacy are indicative of Natasha P. Johnson's style of representation. Natasha Johnson has an easy going approach to her work and is intensely dedicated to aggressive advocacy. If you are in need of aggressive representation for traffic, misdemeanor, felony, or family law cases, please contact the Law Office of Natasha P. Johnson, P.A.
Attorney Johnson served as a prosecuting attorney for the Department of Children and Families. Ms. Johnson has managed hundreds of dependency cases and performed numerous dependency trials in Circuit Court.
Attorney Johnson performed many misdemeanor and felony jury trials while employed as a criminal defense attorney for the Office of the Public Defender, 10th Judicial Circuit.
Natasha P. Johnson, the firm owner, was admitted into the Florida bar in 2000.
Appointed by the Mayor to the Citizens' Review Panel for Human Services (Orange County Government)
Participant of the Justice Teaching Program, an initiative of Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis
Appointed by the Florida Supreme Court as a Certified Guardian ad Litem
Member of the Orange County Bar Association
Member of the Osceola County Bar Association
Member of the Osceola County Chamber of Commerce
Past President of the Virgil Hawkins Bar Association, Polk County (2001-2003).
Commissioned Notary Public
Earned a Juris Doctorate from Florida State University College of Law
Earned a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Florida A&M University (1997), Magna Cum Laude
Recipient of the Virgil Hawkins fellowship (1997-2000)
Participant in the UCLA Summer Research Program
Senior Attorney for the Dept. of Children & Families
Trial Attorney for the Public Defender's Office, 10th Judicial Circuit
Certified Legal Intern for the Children's Advocacy Center