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Gainesville Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, and Family Law Attorneys

Florida Law Established in 1927

The multi-practice law firm of Clayton-Johnston, P.A. has offered exceptional representation and extensive experience in areas such as commercial litigation, estate planning, family law, business law, and real estate. Currently, trial lawyers in the firm are admitted to practice in all Federal Courts in Florida, as well as the 11th Circuit of Appeals and the 6th United States Court. One shareholder has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.

We invite you to contact Clayton-Johnston, P.A., to schedule an opportunity to speak with one of our attorneys about your specific legal matter. Our offices are conveniently located on the corner of University Avenue and 34th Street, with free parking available. Our offices are open for appointments 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and we have a twenty-four hour answering service available to take your calls. For your convenience, we accept Mastercard and Visa.

Not your ordinary attorneys

Several of the attorneys of Clayton-Johnston, P.A., are AV-rated under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system.* One former partner was appointed by the President as a U.S. District Judge. Another former shareholder was appointed by the Governor as a Circuit Judge for the Eighth Judicial Court and is now a sitting judge.

Members of our firm carry on the tradition of being active in the Florida Bar and the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association. The firm includes former members of the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar and of the Board of Governors of the Young Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar. Our lawyers now serve or have served on numerous Florida Bar committees. The firm includes three past presidents of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association.

Lawyers in the firm actively participate in service clubs, professional organizations, community activities, political campaigns, and religious organizations in the Gainesville, Florida area. One member of the firm served as special counsel to Senator Bob Graham (then Governor). One member of the firm is a past president of the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce. Two members have served as General Counsel of the Chamber.

More than the ordinary law firm

In addition to outstanding attorneys, Clayton-Johnston, P.A., relies on the special skills of trained paralegals and hires the best and brightest law clerks from a pool of outstanding law students at the University Of Florida College Of Law. Our firm's resources include the latest technology in computer-aided research to serve our clients.

To learn more about ways we can help you resolve your legal matter efficiently and effectively, contact us to schedule a consultation. We are proud to say that we are the longest continuously existing law firm in Gainesville. We'll be here for you.

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies.

Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories—legal ability and general ethical standards.

Office Locations

Clayton - Johnston, P.A.
18 NW 33 Court
Gainesville, FL 32607

Phone: 352-376-4694
Toll free: 800-454-3476

Fax: 352-371-7366

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