Partners Johnson & Browning


Robert M. Johnson

Founding partner, Robert M. "Bob" Johnson, has been practicing law in Florida for over forty years. In that time, he has maintained an active private practice and served multiple terms in the Florida House of Representatives and State Senate.

His devotion to his community and profession are exemplified in his continual commitment to spearhead initiatives that drive business growth and development in Sarasota.

Mr. Johnson is also an agent of Stewart Title Guarantee Company.

Practice areas

Admitted to practice

  • Florida State Bar (1965)

Law school

  • Juris Doctor, University of Florida (1964)

Memberships

  • Florida House of Representatives (Member, 1970-1976, 1982-1984)
  • Governor's Committee (Capital Punishment, 1971; Property Rights, 1971; Education, 1972-1974)
  • New College Foundation, Inc. (Director,1979 - present)
  • Florida Arts Council (Member, 1980-1987 and Chairman, 1985-1987)
  • Florida Senate (Member, 1984-1992)
  • National Council For the Arts (Member, 1987-1994)
  • Florida Historical Preservation Council (Member 1997-2001)
  • Florida State University Foundation (Trustee, 1998 - present)
  • John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art (Trustee, 2000 - present)
  • New College of Florida Board of Trustees (Chairman, 2001-2007)

Robert W. Browning Jr.

Mr. Browning draws from a wealth of legal and business experience to deliver pragmatic and cost-conscious legal counsel to his clients. His representation style is marked by a pragmatic approach to problem solving.

His confidence and aptitude are strong assets for forming long-term relationships with individual and business clients. His approach, with any matter, is always pragmatic, results oriented and client friendly.

Mr. Browning is an agent of Old Republic National Title Insurance Company.

Practice areas

Admitted to practice

  • Florida State Bar (1992)
  • Ohio State Bar (1973)

Law school

  • Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University (1973)

Memberships

  • The Florida Bar (Member, Estates and Trusts Committee)
  • Attorneys Title Insurance Fund
  • Attorney, Sarasota County Education Foundation, 1993
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