Introduction: Robert C. “Burr” Johnson is an associate in Pike & Lustig’s Personal Injury and Commercial Litigation practices.
Prior to joining the Firm, Robert was a prosecutor with the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office, where he fought to protect our local citizens who had been the victims of serious crimes. Robert conducted approximately 50 jury trials to verdict, prosecuting many high profile matters. He handled thousands of cases while at the State Attorney’s Office, including attempted murders, sex crimes, and crimes involving firearms and gang members.
Robert received his law degree from Florida State University College of Law, where he was a Ladd Merit Scholar. While in law school, he received multiple book awards for the highest grade in his class. He graduated from Florida State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing.
Robert is the fourth generation of his family to practice law in West Palm Beach. His great-grandfather, A.R. Johnson, was one of the early pioneers of West Palm Beach. His grandfather, Thomas H. Johnson, was a long time Circuit Court judge in Palm Beach County, who also served in the Florida Senate and as the elected State Attorney for Palm Beach County. His mother is an elected Circuit Court Judge in Palm Beach County, and has served on the bench since 2002. Robert’s father is also a civil litigator in West Palm Beach.
Robert is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, and is an active participant in both the North County Section and Young Lawyers Section. He was honored as “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend magazine in 2016 and 2018, and selected as one of the 2018 “Top Lawyers” by Palm Beach Illustrated.