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April Johnson is an Associate in Butler’s Tampa office practicing in coverage defense and extra-contractual matters.

April began her legal career as a prosecutor in 2010 and spent almost a decade serving the citizens of Florida in Hillsborough County. As a prosecutor, April handled all types of cases – from homicide cases to simple Battery, DUI, and Petit Theft (non-exclusive list). While an Assistant State Attorney, April tried over 50 jury trials. April’s most recent trials were vehicular homicide, leaving the scene with death, DUI manslaughter, and the very complex issues that accompany these cases. She then worked with a prominent criminal defense firm dedicated to defending clients’ constitutional rights under the Florida and United States Constitutions.

April has also served in the United States Navy between 1997 and 2003, earning various commendations, including the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.


  • Florida


  • University of Central Florida
    Bachelor of Science
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    Doctor of Jurisprudence


  • United States District Court – Middle District of Florida


Welcome Wednesday | November 2021

We extend a warm welcome to April Johnson, Patrick Lindley, Joseph Steadman, Yazen Alami, Amanda Mendez, Kevin Griffith, and Lauren Maddox, the newest members to join our Butler family! Click their pictures to learn more....

April Johnson