Richard A. Johnston, Jr.

Top rated bankruptcy attorney in Fort Myers, Florida

Richard Johnston Law
Richard A. Johnston, Jr.
Richard Johnston Law

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Business litigation; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 1982

Education: University of Florida Levin College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

Richard Johnston Law

7370 College Pkwy
Suite 210
Fort Myers, FL 33907 Visit website


A partner at Richard Johnston Law in Fort Myers, Florida, Richard A. Johnston Jr. is a skilled bankruptcy and business litigation attorney with four decades of legal experience. Armed with the necessary legal knowledge and exposure, he takes a comprehensive look at the finances and business issues of his clients and develops a sound strategy that best suits their specific needs.

Mr. Johnston offers high-quality legal services to clients who are facing business disputes or overwhelming financial issues. He handles matters involving asset analysis, mortgage modification, creditor harassment, wage garnishment, foreclosure defense, creditors’ rights, business formations and restructuring, breach of contracts, landlord-tenant litigation, real estate disputes, intellectual property matters and more. 

A graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Johnston completed his Bachelor of Science in business administration followed by his legal education at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1981 and his license to practice law in Florida the next year.

Additionally, Mr. Johnston is authorized to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd and 11th Circuits.

Board-certified as a specialist in business litigation by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Johnston was selected for inclusion in Florida Trend Magazine's “Legal Elite” list several times and was awarded the Alexander L. Paskay Professionalism Award by the South West Florida Bankruptcy Professional Association. He is rated “Excellent” on Avvo.

Involved in his legal circle, Mr. Johnston is a member of The Florida Bar, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Tallahassee Bar Association, the Lee County Bar Association and the Collier County Bar Association.

Practice areas

Bankruptcy: business, Business litigation, Bankruptcy: consumer, Creditor debtor rights: business

Focus areas

Bankruptcy law, Collections, Foreclosure

  • 30% Bankruptcy: business
  • 30% Business litigation
  • 20% Bankruptcy: consumer
  • 20% Creditor debtor rights: business

First Admitted: 1982, Florida

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Educational Background:
  • University of Florida, B.S.B.A., 1979
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, The Florida Bar Association
  • Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third and Eleventh Circuits
  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Courts, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • Member, Lee and Collier County Bar Associations
  • Member, Tallahassee Bar Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified Business Civil Trial Attorney

Office location for Richard A. Johnston, Jr.

7370 College Pkwy
Suite 210
Fort Myers, FL 33907

Phone: 239-600-6200


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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