About Us

Peter L Johnston

Peter L. Johnston, Esquire
We will work with you to bring the facts to light
and to reach a positive outcome.

Peter L. Johnston, Esquire, Managing Partner of the Law Offices of Peter L. Johnston, L.L.C., is an accomplished attorney with a proven track record of satisfying clients in a broad array of cases – including Personal Injury, Criminal Offenses, Immigration, and Wills and Estates.  Mr. Johnston represents a wide range of people, including: young Philadelphia drivers who get in car accidents, every day blue collar workers accused of drugs, middle-aged parents who reside in the United States illegally with children, and senior citizens who need to document their last wishes in a legal will.

Since 1996 Mr. Johnston has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and all other state courts in Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and all other state courts in New Jersey, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He has also been designated by the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County to sit as an arbitrator in civil cases.

Mr. Johnston has also been a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, and American Bar Association. He is a member of the Brehon Law Society and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Raised in New Jersey, Mr. Johnston has proudly adopted Philadelphia as his home and currently resides in the Roxborough section. He is an involved Philadelphia resident, serving as an elected Democratic City Committee person and a Board member of the North Light Community Center. Mr. Johnston is also a member of the Northwest Philadelphia Professional Network.

Mr. Johnston graduated from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1996 and from Saint Joseph’s University, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in History, a minor in Theology and a Faith-Justice Studies Certificate. In addition, he was awarded the university’s Faith-Justice Award.

Law Offices of Peter L. Johnston, L.L.C. is headquartered at the historic Bye-Benson House located at 2033 Walnut Street in center city Philadelphia, with an additional office at 44 Cooper Street, Suite 4, Woodbury, New Jersey.