LUTHER J. BATTISTE, III SELECTED AS Johnson, Toal & Battiste, P.A.’S NEW MANAGING SHAREHOLDERJohnson, Toal & Battiste, P.A. has selected Luther J. Battiste, III as Managing Shareholder.  Mr. Battiste has been a member of the firm since it’s inception in 1975.  Mr. Battiste succeeds I.S. Leevy Johnson, who has served as a Managing Shareholder since 1975 and now becomes Managing Shareholder Emeritus.

 JOHNSON, TOAL & BATTISTE, P.A. LAWYERS NAMED TO BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA

Johnson, Toal & Battiste, P.A. is pleased to announce that I.S. Leevy Johnson, William T. Toal and Luther J. Battiste, III. have all been selected for the 2009 edition of the Best Lawyers in America®.  Published biennially since 1983, Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than two million lawyers evaluate their peers and is regarded as one of the most preeminent referral guides to the legal profession in the United States.

 I.S. LEEVY JOHNSON RECEIVES APPLESEED LEGAL JUSTICE CENTER’S HIGHEST AWARD

I.S. Leevy Johnson was selected by Appleseed Legal Justice Center to receive their highest award. Appleseed provides legal services statewide to individuals who cannot afford a lawyer.

 JOHNSON, TOAL & BATTISTE, P.A. PARALEGAL, AUDREY W. SHAW

Audrey W. Shaw served as the 2008 Palmetto Paralegal Association Newsletter Committee Chair.  In this role, Audrey was responsible for publishing a newsletter quarterly; negotiating and contracting with printers and typesetters; reviewing and selecting articles from other publications for reprinting; gathering reports from all other committee chairpersons; and addressing, distributing, and/or mailing newsletters to members and other interested parties.