Firm Partner Johnnie Byrd

“I have represented hundreds of clients practicing law for over thirty-five years, and nothing is more rewarding than to take a stand for a client and make sure that they receive the peace of mind that their legal rights are protected. That is the true meaning of “justice for all.” - Johnnie Byrd

Johnnie Byrd has been a practicing member of the Florida Bar for thirty-five years, practicing in the areas of business law and litigation, criminal defense, family law, probate and guardianship law, contested and uncontested divorce and auto accident law. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1977 and has practiced law with offices in Hillsborough County since 1988. Johnnie is also a member of the Alabama Bar.

Johnnie graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Business Administration in 1973 and received his law degree from the University of Alabama in 1976.

Johnnie served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1996 to 2004 and served as Speaker of the House from 2002 to 2004.

Johnnie is the legislative founder and a member of the board of the Johnnie B. Byrd, Sr. Alzheimer's Institute at the University of South Florida.

Byrd is a past president of the Plant City Chamber of Commerce.

Johnnie and his wife Melane are members of Palma Ceia United Methodist Church in Tampa.

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