Patrick Johnston

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Edwardsville, Illinois

Johnston Law Offices, P.C.
Patrick Johnston
Johnston Law Offices, P.C.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Workers' Compensation; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 1991

Education: Saint Louis University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
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Johnston Law Offices, P.C.

420 S Buchanan Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025 Visit website


Patrick Johnston is the owner and the founding partner at the Johnston Law Offices P.C., which has its offices in Edwardsville, Illinois. With more than three decades of experience in the legal field, he represents clients with personal injury matters and criminal defense matters, including motor vehicle accidents, premises and products liability, nursing home abuse, DUI/DWI, drug violations, felonies, juvenile crimes, misdemeanors, dental malpractice, workers’ compensation and so on.

Mr. Johnston aggressively defends the rights of those who have been injured as a result of someone else’s carelessness and also those who have been accused of wrongdoing. He has obtained numerous favorable verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, for which he was selected to be a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

With a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Mr. Johnston graduated with honors. He went on to study law at the Saint Louis University School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor in 1991. He is licensed to practice in Illinois and Missouri and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

Actively affiliated with the legal community, Mr. Johnston has memberships in the Madison County Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the St. Clair County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Holishor Association, Inc.

Recognized for his notable legal work, Mr. Johnston was selected for inclusion in the 10 Best Client Satisfaction list by the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys and has a 10 out of 10 rating on Avvo. He has also received many five-star reviews and ratings from his satisfied clients for his efficient representation.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Criminal Law, Dram Shop Laws, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 80% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 1991, Illinois

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Glen Ed Pantry
  • Edwardsville Tiger Hockey
  • Hospice of Southern Illinois
  • OATH
  • Big Sisters
  • Big Brothers
  • Land of Lincoln Legal Services
  • Neighbors in Need
  • St. Boniface Catholic Charities
Educational Background:
  • Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois, B.S., Major: School of Business, Honors: With Honors, 1987 
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Illinois Bar , 1991
  • Holishor Association, Inc., Member, Present
  • National Bank Board of Directors, Board Member, Present
  • American Association for Justice, Present
  • American Bar Association
  • St. Clair County Bar Association, 1991
  • American Trial Lawyers, 1991
  • Madison County Bar Association, 1991
  • Madison County Bar Association, 1991
  • Tri-City Bar Association, Member, 1991 - 2003
  • Tri-City Bar Association, Past President, 1996 - 1996
  • U.S District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1991
  • Missouri Bar, 1997

Office location for Patrick Johnston

420 S Buchanan Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Phone: 618-655-1234


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024

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