Rosalind B. Johnson, Esq.

CEO | Managing Attorney

Serving Clients

Attorney and hearing officer

Attorney Rosalind Johnson is the Founder and Managing Attorney of The Johnson Firm, PA, where she leads with compassion and expertise. Attorney Johnson's journey began as a US Army Veteran, where she demonstrated the same dedication and discipline that she later brought to her legal career. Serving as a Military Police Officer and Paralegal in the Judge Advocate General's Corps, she honed her skills and embarked on a path that led her to become an attorney. Her academic pursuits at Kansas State University, focusing on Sociology and Criminology, laid the foundation for her exceptional accomplishments. It culminated in her law degree from Florida State University College of Law, where she was awarded the esteemed Virgil Hawkins Memorial Fellowship, covering her entire three-year course of study.

Attorney Johnson's achievements extend beyond her academic accomplishments. She is a distinguished Fellow of Class IV of the highly competitive and prestigious Florida Bar Wm. Reece Smith, Jr Leadership Academy, demonstrating her exceptional leadership qualities. Actively engaged in the legal community, she has served as Co-Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee at the Orange County Bar Association, championing equality and representation.

Prior to establishing her private practice, Attorney Johnson served as an Assistant Public Defender, gaining invaluable experience in helping people navigate challenging times. Her unique ability to see the best in any circumstance and her generous nature make her a true catalyst for change in the community. Throughout the past decade, she has focused her efforts on serving traditionally underserved and overlooked populations, leaving a lasting impact.

Attorney Johnson's commitment to service goes beyond her legal practice. She plays an integral role in the Florida Bar, serving on the Leadership Academy Committee and Advertising Committee. Recognized for her expertise, she was appointed by the Mayor of Orange County to serve on the Nuisance Abatement Board, where she held the positions of Chair and Vice-Chair during her 10-year tenure. Furthermore, she has contributed to the Subcommittee of the Florida Supreme Court Committee on Justice Teaching and was a former member of the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Her dedication to pro bono work was acknowledged when she received the Florida Supreme Court Pro Bono Service Award in 2007.

As a member of the Central Florida Bankruptcy Association, Attorney Johnson remains at the forefront of her field, continuously expanding her knowledge and expertise. Her dedication to upholding the highest ethical standards is evident through her service on the Florida Bar Ninth Circuit Grievance Committee, where she currently serves and holds the position of Vice Chair. Furthermore, she has previously contributed her valuable insights to the Florida Bar Client Security Fund Committee.

Attorney Johnson's commitment to service extends beyond her legal practice. She serves as an authorized agent through Old Republic Title, demonstrating her deep involvement in the real estate industry. Moreover, she currently serves as a Civil Traffic Hearing Officer in the Ninth Judicial Circuit, encompassing Orange and Osceola counties, a role that allows her to contribute to the fair and just resolution of traffic-related matters.

Serving the community

Community Philanthropist

With an unwavering commitment to the Central Florida community spanning almost two decades, Attorney Johnson has emerged as a trusted advocate for her clients. Her dedication to philanthropy and empowering those in need has earned her a reputation that precedes her.

Throughout her academic journey and legal career, Rosalind has been a passionate volunteer for various community organizations. In 2008, she founded BIG SIS, Inc, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering and promoting self-sufficiency in women. Under this umbrella, she established and manages a local food pantry, diaper pantry, and transitional housing program, making a tangible difference in the lives of those in need.

Additionally, as the founder of The Legal L.A.B.B., a 501c3 nonprofit organization, Attorney Johnson ensures that low to moderate-income residents of the community have access to legal education and resources. Through this initiative, she actively promotes justice and equality, empowering individuals to navigate the complexities of the legal system.

Serving family & Friends

Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Friend

Despite her demanding role as an attorney, Rosalind is a Wife and loving mother of nine, including seven biological children and two bonus children. She is also a proud grandmother of nine. Even with her busy schedule, she remains steadfast in her commitment to giving back to the community that she holds dear.

At The Johnson Firm, PA, Attorney Johnson seamlessly combines her legal acumen, compassionate nature, and profound dedication to community service to provide unparalleled representation and unwavering support to her clients. With her profound understanding of the complexities inherent in legal matters and her passion for achieving the best possible outcomes, she proves to be an invaluable asset. You will find in Attorney Rosalind Johnson an exceptional advocate who not only comprehends the intricacies of your situation but is also deeply committed to making a positive impact in the lives of others.

Professional/ Community Services
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Paul C. Perkins Bar Association
  • Nuisance Abatement Board (Appointed by the Mayor of Orange County
  • Board Member 2008-2012, 2014-2018
  • Vice Chairman 2009
  • Chairman 2010-2011
  • Subcommittee Member-Florida Supreme Court Committee on Justice teaching (2008-2009)
  • Florida Supreme Court Pro Bono Service Award (2007)
  • Florida Bar Leadership Academy Committee 2016-2023
  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Orange County Bar Association (Co-Chair) (2017-2018)
  • Annual Diversity Picnic Committee Member (2017-2018)
  • The Florida Bar Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy Fellow (Class IV)
  • The Fund (Attorney’s Title Fund)
  • Founder & Chief Executive Officer- BIG SIS, Inc.
  • Founder & Chief Executive Officer- The Legal L.A.B.B., Inc.
  • Central Florida Bankruptcy Association
  • Florida Bar Advertising Committee 2016-2023
  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee, 2020 – Present
  • Vice Chair, 2023
  • Florida Bar Client Security Fund Committee 2021-2022
  • Authorized Agent – Old Republic Title
Legal Experience
  • Civil Traffic Hearing Officer – Ninth Judicial Circuit (Currently serving in this capacity)
  • General Magistrate- Ninth Judicial Circuit Court
  • Adjunct Professor Paralegal Studies- Corinthian Colleges
  • Associate Professor and Department Chair, Paralegal Studies-Herzing University
  • Assistant Public Defender- Office of the Public Defender, Ninth Judicial Circuit
  • Certified Legal Intern- Office of the Public Defender, Eighteen Judicial Circuit
  • Certified Legal Intern- Children’s Advocacy Center FSU College of Law
  • Law Clerk- Florida Department of Financial Services (Formerly the Department of Banking and Finance)
  • Paralegal Specialist- US Army JAG Corps
  • Military Police Officer- US Army
  • Juris Doctorate-Florida State University College of Law (Recipient of the Virgil Hawkins Fellowship)
  • BS Criminology/Sociology- Kansas State University
  • AAS Paralegal Studies- Central Texas College
  • Civil Traffic Hearing Officer Training
  • General Magistrate – Foreclosure Initiative Training
Bar Admissions
  • Florida Bar
  • US District Court, Middle District of Florida