Sonya Johnson is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV).  She has her Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the University of South Florida.   Ms. Johnson has over 13 years of experience in accounting and has provided expert witness testimony at trial and deposition.  She is experienced in many areas of forensic accounting including family law and other litigation.  Sonya is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accounts.

Ms. Johnson is qualified in business valuation and certified in financial forensics.  She has experience in business valuations for family law and other litigation purposes as well as for gift and estate, ESOP valuation, and other business purposes.  Other experience in forensic accounting includes litigation support, joint expert assistance, expert witness testimony, mediation assistance and consulting, and financial neutral work (Collaborative Law).  In addition, Ms. Johnson has experience in individual, corporate and estate/gift tax preparation and consulting.

Sonya is very active in promoting the Collaborative approach to divorce and other litigation areas.  She is a member of Next Generation Divorce and has served on the Membership Committee, the Training Committee, and the Marketing Committee. Ms. Johnson is a member of the Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce Group and has served on the Program Committee.  She is also a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and volunteers her time for the local pro bono collaborative divorce effort.


Ms. Johnson attended University of South Florida to obtain her accounting degree while working full-time and raising her two children as a single parent.  She understands first-hand the difficulties facing a family going through  divorce.  Ms. Johnson enjoys gardening and is a fitness and Zumba enthusiast.  She also enjoys spending time with her adult children and her husband.


Sonya Johnson, CPA

Certified Public Accountant
​Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)

Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) 

​​Email: sjohnson@girardjohnson.com
Telephone: (813) 930-5540