BOCA RATON, Fla.–LAWFUEL – The Lawyer Newswire – The law firm of Ellis, Ged & Bodden, P.A., announced that J. Albert Johnson has joined the firm as of counsel. An accomplished trial attorney and noted legal expert, Mr. Johnson has represented some of the country’s largest corporations and best-known personalities. Now, he is looking forward to serving the legal needs of the local South Florida community.
“We are proud to be associated with someone of Mr. Johnson’s caliber and are very pleased to be able to offer our clients the benefits of his extensive courtroom experience,” says C. Glen Ged, a Founding Partner in the Boca Raton-based law firm.
Mr. Johnson has tried civil and criminal cases in an impressive total of 33 states and has appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court. During his career, he has represented such high-profile clients as Captain Ernest Medina (Mai Lai Massacre Cases/Vietnam), James McCord (one of the Watergate defendants) and notorious newspaper heiress and bank robber Patty Hearst. Mr. Johnson is also known as “A Lawyer’s Lawyer” because of his highly visible representation of judges and lawyers throughout the United States. He successfully defended his colleague and lifelong friend F. Lee Bailey in California and also won an acquittal for Senior Superior Court Justice Joseph S. Mitchell, Jr., in Massachusetts.
In addition to civil litigation and criminal defense, the Boca Raton resident is experienced in a wide variety of disciplines, including contracts, aviation law, domestic relations, motor vehicle accidents, judicial misconduct and dispute resolution. He will consult with the team of legal professionals at Ellis, Ged & Bodden in all practice areas, but his background will be particularly useful when the firm goes to trial in federal or state court.
“I met Glen Ged in 1989, when I worked with him in Boston.” Mr. Johnson says, “Over the years I found him to be an excellent advocate with a keen mind. The growth of his firm has now given us a wonderful opportunity to work together again. I look forward to advising his team on the complicated issues that may arise during trial as well as in matters of day to day litigation.”
The expertise Mr. Johnson brings to Ellis, Ged & Bodden has made him a popular guest on many radio and television programs throughout the country including The Today Show, Good Morning America, World News Tonight, CNN, The O’Reilly Factor, Inside Edition with Deborah Norville and the Phil Donahue Show. His grasp of complex legal issues has also made him a sought-after lecturer on college campuses.
Mr. Johnson is a member of the Bar in several states and 13 federal jurisdictions as well the Supreme Court of the United States. He is proud of his 17-year service as a Member on the Board of Overseers at Lynn University in Boca Raton and also serves as Chairman of the Lantana Airport Advisory Board and as President of the Boca Raton and Highland Beach Condominium Association.
For more information, visit www.ellisandged.com or call (561) 995-1966.
About Ellis, Ged & Bodden, P.A.
The law firm of Ellis, Ged & Bodden, P.A., has been serving the South Florida community for more than twelve years, offering comprehensive legal counsel and professional service in the areas of Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Immigration, Class Action Lawsuits, Real Estate and Business Law, Estate Planning and Asset Protection. The firm’s Boca Raton headquarters feature a mock trial room, which is used to prepare clients and witnesses for effective courtroom appearances; it is also available as a teaching facility for students, professors and attorneys with an interest in courtroom and litigation procedures. In-house video capability allows the firm’s attorneys to record mock trials, witness depositions and mock jury deliberations. Ellis, Ged & Bodden, P.A, which has additional offices in Sarasota and Clearwater, is recognized by the Florida Justice Association as an Eagle Patron Member based on the firm’s contribution to the legal profession and commitment to due process. For more information, visit www.ellisandged.com or call (561) 995-1966.