Charles Johnson, III - Bradenton AttorneyCharles F. Johnson
Principal
802 11th Street West
Bradenton, Florida 34205
941.748.0100
“There is simply no substitute for experience in the courtroom.”

Overview


Chuck Johnson is the firm’s Business Litigation practice area leader. He concentrates primarily in the areas of commercial litigation and probate litigation. Chuck’s trial experience includes matters involving real estate, mortgage foreclosures, construction, probate and trust administration, inheritance disputes, employment compensation disputes, employment discrimination and non-competition covenants, and commercial collections. Chuck has achieved an “AV” Rating through Martindale-Hubbell representing his commitment to excellence in his field and the highest ethical standards. Actively involved in the community, he has served on a number of Boards including Manatee Education Foundation, Manatee County Family YMCA, Home Builders Association Manatee-Sarasota and United Way of Manatee County.

Honors

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©  (2016, 2017)


Affiliations


Bar Associations

  • The Florida Bar
    • Past Chair, 12th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee
    • Past Chair, 12th Judicial Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee
    • Trial Lawyer Section
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • Manatee County Bar Association

Professional

  • Manatee County Home Builders Association
    • Member Board of Directors (1994 – Present)
    • Executive Committee Member (2003 – 2005)
    • Life Director
  • Barrister, Manatee American Inn of Court, 2014 – present
  • Florida Home Builders Association
    • Manatee County Delegate (2003 – 2006)

Community

  • Manatee Education Foundation
    • Member, Board of Directors (2012 – Present)
  • United Way of Manatee County
    • Board of Directors (1998 – 2004)
    • Chair, Allocations Committee (2000 – 2002)
    • Executive Committee (2002 – 2004)
  • Manatee County Family YMCA
    • Board of Directors (1994 – 2010)
    • President (1998)
    • Executive Committee Member (2004 – 2010)

Matters


Reported Cases

  • Sun State Services v. Ageny For Healthcare Administration, 2013 W.L. 5942241
  • First Financial Bank of Florida v. 1st Manatee Bank 119 So.3d 1256 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2013)
  • Sinatra v. Bussel, 119 So.3d 473 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2013)
  • Githler v. Half Moon Beach Club of Sarasota, LLC, 110 So.3d 451 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2013)
  • Weinhold v. Kabe, 50 So.3d 718 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2010)
  • BCJJ, LLC v. LeFevre, 2010 W.L. 1142033 (M.D. Fla. 2010)
  • Friday v. Walker, DOAH Case No. 09-4814 (July 2, 2010)
  • Cardiovascular Care of Sarasota, P.A. v. Cardinal Health, Inc., 2009 W.L. 928321 (M.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Murphy v. Bay Colony Property Owners’ Association, 12 So.3d 924 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2009)
  • Crescenze v Bothe, 4 So.3d 31 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2009)
  • Parrot Cove Marina, LLC v. Duncan Seawall Dock and Boat Lift, Inc., 978 So.2d 811 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2008)
  • Cardiology Associates of Bradenton v. Lourie, 965 So.2d 1148 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2007)
  • Zilber v. Atchley, 918 So.2d 304 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2006)
  • Terry v. Dittman, 937 So.2d 670 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2006)
  • Kropp v. Lawrence, 910 So.2d 268 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2005)
  • Steve Parisian Construction Company, Inc. v. Romero, 892 So.2d 487 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2004)
  • Hansen v. Estate of Hansen, 793 So.2d 945 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2001)
  • Kerr Construction, Inc. v. Peters Contracting, Inc., 767 So.2d 610 (Fla. 5th DCA 2000)
  • Honegger v. Pacific Tomato Growers, Ltd., 692 So.2d 192 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1997)
  • Bower v. CJ Timm Investment Company, 637 So.2d 678 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1994)

Representative Matters

Chuck Johnson provides representation in relation to:

  • Trustees, personal representatives and/or beneficiaries in probate and trust litigation, including claims of undue influence and lack of capacity
  • Trust companies, banks, brokerages, registered investment advisors, and investors in investment disputes including claims with respect to suitability, concentration and prudent investor analysis
  • Lenders, borrowers, and guarantors in mortgage foreclosures
  • Developers, owners, contractors, subcontractors and/or suppliers in construction litigation
  • Employers and employees in the enforcement of employment contracts, including non-competition covenants
  • Title insurance companies in resolving claims
  • Landlords and tenants in commercial lease disputes
  • Buyers and sellers in real estate contract disputes
  • Engineers, architects, and lawyers in professional malpractice claims
  • Majority and minority owners in corporate and partnership dissolutions
  • Brokers and owners in disputes regarding real estate commissions
  • Plaintiffs and defendants in commercial collection matters

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