Erik Johanson

Erik Johanson received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in May of 2013. While at Stetson, Erik was an Associate Justice of the Stetson Moot Court Board and a founding Editor of the Stetson Journal of Advocacy and the Law. While attending Stetson, Erik was a Finalist in the Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition and the National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition.

Before founding Erik Johanson PLLC in 2020, Erik served as a judicial law clerk to United States District Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division and worked in private practice as a litigation and restructuring attorney.

Erik serves on the Board of Directors of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association. Erik also serves as a Vice Chair of the Florida Bar Federal Court Practice Committee. Erik has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in civil litigation and business bankruptcy since 2019. Erik continues to present and write on emerging issues of the law. For a more complete chronology of Erik’s educational and professional experience, please review Erik’s CV

J.R. Boyd

J.R. Boyd received his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in May of 2022. During law school, J.R. served as the Executive Editor of the Stetson Law Review and as a teaching assistant for research and writing. J.R. was also a member of Stetson’s Dispute Resolution Board and represented the board with his teammates in the ABA Client Counseling and Arbitration Competitions, reaching the national semi-finals and regional semi-final rounds, respectively. As part of Stetson’s Business Concentration, J.R. focused his studies on business-oriented classes and did pro bono work volunteering as volunteer income tax assistant for the VITA program. His favorite classes were Bankruptcy and Chapter 11 Reorganization. At graduation, J.R. was recognized as the recipient of the Michael P. Allen Award and inducted into the Order of Barristers for excellence in oral advocacy and brief writing.

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