Attorneys
Edward E. Johnston

Partner
E-mail:  ejohnston@balblawyers.com

Ed has been practicing law for 35 years. He has had trial experience as a prosecutor, plaintiff attorney, defense counsel, matrimonial lawyer, and workman's compensation lawyer. He has tried cases to verdict in St. Clair County Illinois Circuit Court, St. Louis City Circuit Court, Jefferson County Missouri Circuit Court and St. Charles County Missouri Circuit Court.

 

For 20 plus years he has represented numerous corporations in the Madison County Illinois Circuit Court and in St. Louis City Court, asbestos litigation. Currently Ed is handling auto, premises liability, construction, product liability, and toxic tort. 

Honors:

In 2011, Ed was named a Leading Lawyer in Illinois for general injury defense, product liability, toxic tort/asbestos, and workman's compensation defense (fewer than 5% of Illinois Layers are named Leading Lawyers). 

Education:

University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, BA History - 1982

Washington University School of Law - St. Louis JD - 1985

Licensure:

 Illinois - #6192647

Missouri - #42491