Practice Areas...

Johnston & Hammond’s practice is concentrated on four key civil litigation areas:
4Personal Injury Law
4Commercial and Insurance Litigation
4Employment Law
4Appellate Practice -State and Federal


Certified Civil TrialCharles Johnston is certified as an Expert in Civil Trial by The Florida Bar.


Legal Experts Dedicated To Professional Excellence

Our Core Principle:  Do What Is Right For Each Client And Achieve The Best Result Possible In Each Case

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About Us

Who is Johnston & Hammond?

Charles and AdaJohnston & Hammond is an AV-Rated trial law firm focused on complex civil litigation. Attorneys and firm principals Charles Johnston and Ada Hammond have been in partnership since 1995. Each of them has had a successful law practice for over 25 years, with a track record of results across a broad spectrum of cases, in both state and federal courts.


About Our Firm...

Charles Johnston and Ada Hammond demonstrate their full commitment to clients by bringing their combined and considerable experience, training, skills, and resources to bear in each case. They use their recognized strengths in analyzing complex legal issues, and developing and executing effective legal strategies. 

The firm’s precise approach to the law and for achieving results is matched by their sincere concern and care for each client they represent. They recognize that each client has unique needs - needs that require individualized legal counsel and strategy. Charles Johnston and Ada Hammond provide clients with personal attention and are accessible and responsive to clients throughout the course of each case. Questions and concerns are quickly addressed, and ongoing communication on each step of the legal process is proactively provided.

Individually, Charles Johnston and Ada Hammond have received significant professional recognition. Charles is board-certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in civil trial law. He has successfully conducted more than 50 of trials in his representation of clients.

Ada Hammond is a member of the Labor and Employment and Appellate Law sections of the Florida Bar, and is currently the President Elect of the Hispanic Bar Association of Northeast Florida.

Both attorneys have in-depth experience in handling appellate work in complex civil cases. This includes their work in the ground-breaking case, Carter v. Brown & Williamson - the first successful suit in the United States brought by a smoker against big tobacco and upheld on appeal by the United States Supreme Court.