Robert P. Johnston

As a charter pilot, Mr. Johnston was the face of his company tasked with keeping clients safe and happy. Skills that now aid his legal career, he excels at client service and understands the value of relationships, striving to resolve matters while deepening relationships. Mr. Johnston provides advice, counsel, and litigation support in a wide range of areas to private and public sector clients; focusing on civil litigation, employment and disability access matters. He advises businesses and nonprofit corporations in formation, operations, and dissolution.

Legal Experience

Mr. Johnston is experienced in transactional and litigation matters in a host of areas including:

  • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques such as mediation and pre-trial settlements
  • Administrative proceedings
  • Represent plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation proceedings
  • Appellate briefs, writs and petitions to the California Supreme Court
  • Serve as outside counsel to universities on various matters
  • Serve as corporate counsel to institutional clients in bond refinancing
  • Draft complete estate plans

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Campaign Cabinet Member, David and Margaret Youth and Family Services, 2015 – Present
  • Small Business Steering Committee Member, Brethren Hillcrest Homes, 2014 – Present
  • Committee Member, Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare, August 2013 - Present

Admitted to Practice

  • All California State Courts
  • United States District Court, Central District of California

Academic Background

J.D., University of La Verne College of Law, 2013

  • Cum Laude
  • Law Review
  • CALI Awards – Property; Advanced Evidence Practicum
  • Dean’s List
  • Inauguration Committee, College of Law Representative
  • Secretary and Founding Board Member, La Verne Fellowship

B.S., Arizona State University, 2001

  • Aeronautical Management Technology
  • Dean’s List