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MEMBER PROFILE: Kelly Overstreet Johnson
 
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Kelly Overstreet Johnson
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Monroe Park Tower, Suite 925
101 N. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Tel: 850-425-7500/7575/7576
Fax:
Email: kjohnson@bakerdonelson.com
www.bakerdonelson.com

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 17 Oct 17

 




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Click your preferred date to send our office a Date Request form.

All such requests will go immediately to
Kelly Johnson's scheduling staff
(Connie Alford Aldrich, calford@bakerdonelson.com)

 

ADR SERVICES & CERTIFICATIONS
 
ADR Services:
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FL Certification Qualifications:
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Serving the following Judicial Circuits:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 14

[ Click for Map of Florida's Civil Circuits ]


MEDIATION CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Kelly Overstreet Johnson has experience in settling the following types of case:
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* Please click number to view relevant attorney testimonials.

 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:
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Kelly became a civil litigator with the Florida Department of Legal Affairs from 1983-85, and then went to work for Ervin, Varn, Jacobs, Odom & Kitchen from 1985-88.  She opened her own law office from 1988-90, and was a Partner in the Tallahassee office of Broad and Cassel from 1990-2014.

In April 2014, Johnson joined the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.A., as its Office Managing Shareholder for the new Tallahassee office.  Johnson is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, and concentrates her practice in the areas of Mediation, Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution, and Labor and Employment practice groups. 

Johnson has been active in local and state bar leadership roles since 1982 and served as a member of The Florida Bar Board of Governors from 1997-2003. She served as President-Elect of The Florida Bar in 2003-2004, and as its President from 2004-2005.  Johnson has been continuously recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer and Best Lawyers in America.  She is also a member of Florida Trend's Legal elite Hall of Fame, having been honored annually since 2004. 

Education:
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Kelly Overstreet Johnson was born May 3, 1958, in Tallahassee. She received a bachelor of science degree in Real Estate and Pre-Law from Florida State University in 1979 and a doctor of jurisprudence, with honors, from Florida State University College of Law in 1982.

Languages
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English

Memberships & Affiliations :
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Florida Bar Activities:

  • President, The Florida Bar (2004-05)
  • President-Elect, The Florida Bar (2003-04)
  • Executive Committee (1999-present)

  • Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association House of Delegates, member (1992-94), (2003-2006)
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, treasurer (1988-89)
  • Florida Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Florida Council of Bar Association Presidents
  • Florida Government Bar Association
  • Inns of Court
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, 1st District Court of Appeals (1994-98)
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, 2nd Judicial Circuit (1990-94 and 2007-2011)
  • National Conference of Bar Presidents, member, Executive Council (2005-2008)
  • Tallahassee Bar Association, Board of Directors (1987-89 and 1991-92); president-elect (1989-90); president (1990-91)
  • Tallahassee Barristers
  • Tallahassee Women Lawyers, treasurer (1982-84); president (1984-85); Board of Directors (1985-86)


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: Please call for details.
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