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Christopher D. Johns Joins LLW

West Palm Beach, Fla., March 17, 2016 – Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. is pleased to announce that Christopher D. Johns has joined the firm’s West Palm Beach office as an associate.

“We are excited to welcome Chris to the LLW family,” said Michelle Diffenderfer, President and Shareholder at LLW. “His passion for environmental law aligns with the core industries we serve—he will be an added benefit to our clients as we continue to grow.”

Chris recently received his Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University Of Florida Levin College Of Law, where he also obtained an Environmental and Land Use Law Certificate and a B.A. in Construction Management.

Chris grew up in Hastings, Florida. A fifth-generation son of farmers, Chris spent 5 years managing potato production on his family’s farm before heading to law school. With a background in agriculture, he brings a love of Florida, farming, and a personal understanding of the myriad regulatory challenges Florida’s farmers face in a modern economy. Chris previously interned at the St. Johns River Water Management District and with the federal court. He is a great addition to LLW and can be reached at (561) 640-0820 or at

For more than 20 years, the attorneys at LLW have helped the individuals, businesses and governments that have shaped Florida’s future. We offer solutions to issues associated with complex local, state, and federal laws and regulations. We focus on the specific, technical and seemingly ever-changing areas of Environmental, Land Use and Governmental Law. The LLW team is comprised of well-known and respected attorneys with the experience and skill to quickly resolve difficult legal challenges. We are committed to responding to clients’ needs promptly and economically and believe in building long-term attorney-client relationships based upon collaboration and solid performance. For more information, please visit

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