L. Johnson Sarber IIIShareholder


200 West Forsyth Street
Suite 600
Jacksonville, FL 32202


904.328.6473 (fax)

Professional Profile

Lloyd Johnson Sarber III is a shareholder in Carr Allison’s Jacksonville (FL) office. Johnny’s practice focuses on civil trial defense in the area of commercial motor vehicle transportation law (including tractor trailer, passenger bus and other large vehicle accidents). He also represents clients in matters involving premises liability, municipal liability and bad faith.

Johnny is admitted to practice before all state courts in Florida, the US District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Johnny is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association, the Florida Defense Lawyers Association where he served as president (2011-2012), the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (Board of Directors since 2015) and the Trucking Industry Defense Association. He has also been included in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2021.

Born in Memphis (TN), Johnny grew up in Virginia where he attended Washington & Lee University (VA) earning his undergraduate degree, cum laude, as well as his Juris Doctor. He practiced law in Virginia for several years before moving to Jacksonville, FL in 1997.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


US District Court, Middle District of Florida

US Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


BS, Washington & Lee University (VA)

JD, Washington & Lee University School of Law


Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel; Board of Directors, 2015-2023

Florida Defense Lawyers Association; Past President

Jacksonville Bar Association

Trucking Industry Defense Association


The Best Lawyers in America®, 2021-2024

News Updates About L. Johnson Sarber III

Vickers, Sherman and Sarber Obtain Favorable Result

Carr Allison shareholders Heath Vickers, Austin Sherman and Johnny Sarber secured a highly favorable result for our client during trial in Duval County, Florida in an admitted fault, rear-end trucking accident case involving two plaintiffs who claimed permanent bodily injuries and a lifetime of pain management. After successfully defending against […]

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Sarber, Vickers and Sausaman Obtain Defense Verdict

Carr Allison shareholders Johnny Sarber, Heath Vickers and Alison Sausaman have secured a defense verdict for our clients in Orange County, Florida in a trucking case involving two plaintiffs, who were unfortunately catastrophically injured and claimed millions of dollars in potential damages. The Carr Allison team successfully convinced the Court to bifurcate the […]

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2 Carr Allison Jacksonville Attorneys Named To The Best Lawyers in America®

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 2 attorneys from our Jacksonville (FL) office have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for excellence in their respective practice areas. Congratulations! Below is a list of the Jacksonville attorneys included. L. Johnson Sarber III Insurance Law Litigation – Insurance […]

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Sarber and Vickers Obtain Defense Verdict

Shareholders Johnny Sarber and Heath Vickers from our Jacksonville (FL) office have secured a victory in Duval County. After deliberation of the rear-end trucking case, the jury returned with a defense verdict. Great results!

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Carr Allison Attorneys Virtually Presents Litigating Against ‘Florida Man’

Carr Allison attorneys Chris Barkas, Johnny Sarber, Heath Vickers, Pam Hallford and Kyle Weaver recently gave a virtual presentation called Litigating Against ‘Florida Man’  exclusively for one of the firm’s clients.  Litigating Against ‘Florida Man’ explored the oddities and dangers of litigating in Florida.  Attendees received continuing education credits. If […]

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36 Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America®

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 36 attorneys, across three states, have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021 for excellence in their respective practice areas.   ALABAMA – Birmingham – Best Lawyers in America ® R. Brett Adair – employment law management Russell Q. Allison […]

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Carr Allison’s Jacksonville Attorneys Earn Defense Verdict

Carr Allison attorneys Johnny Sarber, Heath Vickers and Marissa de los Reyes (Jacksonville, FL) obtained a complete defense verdict following a four-day jury trial in the trucking case of Allen v. Nationalight, Nyambuti, and Sublett in Duval County (Jacksonville) Florida.  Plaintiff claimed Defendant driver Sublett turned left in front of […]

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Sarber Elected as Senior Director by FDCC

Johnny Sarber, a shareholder in Carr Allison’s Jacksonville, FL office, has been elected as a Senior Director on the Board of Directors of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC).  He will serve a three-year term with seven other Senior Directors.  Actively involved in the FDCC for the last […]

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We’re On the Move in Jacksonville!

Carr Allison is excited to announce the relocation and expansion of its Jacksonville office to The Greenleaf and Crosby Building 208 North Laura Street, Suite 1100 Jacksonville, FL 32202 Office: 904.328.6456       Fax: 904.328.6473

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Sarber Re-elected to FDCC Board of Directors

Johnny Sarber has been re-elected for a third term to the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Board of Directors.  Johnny has been actively involved in the FDCC for the last decade holding various roles which include, member of the Board of Directors (since 2015) and chair of several […]

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Jacksonville Just Got Bigger!

Carr Allison is pleased to announce the expansion of legal services to our clients with the addition of Lloyd Johnson Sarber III and Heath L. Vickers in the Jacksonville, FL office. Lloyd Johnson Sarber III joins Carr Allison as a shareholder where his practice will focus on civil trial defense […]

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