Johnston & Johnston, P.L.L.C. is a general practice firm and represents clients throughout Jefferson, North Carolina, and surrounding counties in real estate law and in everyday legal matters such as criminal defense, traffic violations, contracts, simple wills and civil litigation.
The law firm handles a wide range of real estate issues, including closing disclosures and closing-related matters, deeds, promissory notes and deeds of trust. Understanding that many clients are unfamiliar with the wording and ramifications of the legal language in contracts, Johnston & Johnston, P.L.L.C. provides valuable guidance to clients to assist in their understanding of any document before it is signed. The firm of Johnston & Johnston, P.L.L.C. has successfully served clients in the Jefferson area for over 80 years and is longest continuously operating law firm in the county.
Mr. Johnston is a third generation attorney, following his grandfather, Ira T. Johnston, former North Carolina state senator and representative, and father, Thomas S. Johnston, former mayor for the town of Jefferson, former legal counsel to Ashe County, town of Jefferson and Lansing, and for Skyline for many years. The firm is now run by now attorney John Johnston, who is committed to serving the community’s legal needs and welcomes questions from clients who are unfamiliar with or who have been intimidated by the legal process.
Attorney John Johnston has over 30 years of legal experience and is the town of Jefferson’s legal counsel. He is also on the Ashe Memorial Hospital foundation board and ethics committee and attends Jefferson United Methodist Church.
Lawyer John Johnston attained his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina and a Bachelor of Science from Appalachian State University.
Johnston & Johnston, P.L.L.C. offers clients a broad-based wealth of legal experience. Knowledgeable and detail-oriented, the firm can handle a variety of legal matters. It can be said that Johnston & Johnston, P.L.L.C. provides "big city knowledge at small town fees." The firm offers a free initial consultation for new clients.