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Hillary  Ellis

Hillary Ellis

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Attorney Hillary Johnson is a former prosecutor who brings experience and exceptional legal knowledge to each case she tries. She holds a degree in communication from Florida State University and Juris Doctor from the Jones School of Law at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama. While she was in law school, Ms. Johnson completed an internship with the State Attorney’s Office in Panama City. After graduation, she worked as an attorney with Florida’s Department of Children and Families before accepting a position at the State Attorney’s Office in Manatee County and Sarasota. It was while she was at the State Attorney’s Office that Ms. Johnson gained valuable experience at trial defending clients who were charged with DUI, drug crimes, theft and other criminal offenses. She was the lead DUI prosecutor in this role. She completed the curriculum at the Advanced DUI School and received additional training in social media evidence, search and arrest warrants and jury selection. Ms. Johnson left the State Attorney’s Office to pursue an opportunity as a defense attorney. Today, she uses her extensive experience as a prosecutor in the defense of her clients.

Education
Faulkner University
J.D. (2012)
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Activities: Chairman of the Board of Advocates, Mock Trial Team, President of the Public Interest Law Foundation
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Florida State University - Panama City campus
B.S. (2009) | Communication
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Florida Gulf Coast University
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Activities: Women's Softball Team
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Professional Experience
Attorney
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Assistant State Attorney
State Attorney's Office 12th Judicial Circuit
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Attorney
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Assistant State Attorney
State Attorney's Office- 12th Judicial Circuit
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Attorney
Florida Department of Children & Families
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Professional Associations
The Florida Bar  # 98609
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United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
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Sarasota County Bar Associaction
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Manatee County Bar Association
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Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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National College for DUI Defense
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Inns of Court
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Young Lawyers Division
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Federal Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
DUI & DWI
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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