Theresa Johnston

Associate

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Ms. Johnston joined the firm as an associate in 2014. Her practice focuses on commercial real estate, representing clients in commercial lending and real estate transactions, including shopping center, apartment, and office building development, agricultural and recreational properties, and commercial and residential leasing. She also has experience practicing civil litigation, especially medical malpractice, insurance defense, and professional liability. Additionally, Ms. Johnston has assisted in drafting successful appellate briefs for both the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals and the Alabama Supreme Court. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Johnston worked in London, England as an assistant underwriter and broker at Bell & Clements, Insurance and Reinsurance. Ms. Johnston also worked as a legal extern to U.S. District Judge Karon O. Bowdre, Northern District of Alabama, and The Honorable Charles Price, 15th Circuit of Alabama. While attending law school, Ms. Johnston served as the Chief Justice of the Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Board and the Student Materials Editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy. She also was a Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow and a member of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society.

Recent Practice Highlights

 

Publications

Quasi-Judicial Immunity: How Far Does the Immunity Extend? -Ingram v. Township of Deptford, 858 F. Supp. 2d 386 (D.N.J. 2012), 36 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 419 (2012)

Ex Parte Communications: Informal Discovery that HIPAA Might Formally Eliminate. 37 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 177 (2013)

Community Involvement

Ms. Johnston is a member of First United Methodist Church in Montgomery, and also a member of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. She volunteers as a Loaned Executive for the River Region United Way.

Honors and Awards

The Alabama Defense Lawyers Association has selected Ms. Johnston to serve on the 2015-2016 District III Board of Directors of its Young Lawyers Section.

Ms. Johnston joined the firm as an associate in 2014. Her practice focuses on commercial real estate, representing clients in commercial lending and real estate transactions, including shopping center, apartment, and office building development, agricultural and recreational properties, and commercial and residential leasing. She also has experience practicing civil litigation, especially medical malpractice, insurance defense, and professional liability. Additionally, Ms. Johnston has assisted in drafting successful appellate briefs for both the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals and the Alabama Supreme Court. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Johnston worked in London, England as an assistant underwriter and broker at Bell & Clements, Insurance and Reinsurance. Ms. Johnston also worked as a legal extern to U.S. District Judge Karon O. Bowdre, Northern District of Alabama, and The Honorable Charles Price, 15th Circuit of Alabama. While attending law school, Ms. Johnston served as the Chief Justice of the Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Board and the Student Materials Editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy. She also was a Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow and a member of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society.

Recent Practice Highlights

 

Publications

Quasi-Judicial Immunity: How Far Does the Immunity Extend? -Ingram v. Township of Deptford, 858 F. Supp. 2d 386 (D.N.J. 2012), 36 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 419 (2012)

Ex Parte Communications: Informal Discovery that HIPAA Might Formally Eliminate. 37 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 177 (2013)

Community Involvement

Ms. Johnston is a member of First United Methodist Church in Montgomery, and also a member of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. She volunteers as a Loaned Executive for the River Region United Way.

Honors and Awards

The Alabama Defense Lawyers Association has selected Ms. Johnston to serve on the 2015-2016 District III Board of Directors of its Young Lawyers Section.

  • B.A., Magna Cum Laude, University of South Carolina, 2010
  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law, 2014
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama