Parker Johnston is a 1985 graduate of Auburn University, where he served as president of Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society, and as scholarship chairman for Farm House fraternity. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration in 1985. Mr. Johnston earned his Juris Doctorate from The University of Alabama School of Law in 1988, where he was selected as a member of the Trial Advocacy Board, was recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for excellence in the study of evidence and served as Vice-Chairman of the Federalist Society.
Upon graduation from The University of Alabama, Mr. Johnston served as the first law clerk to Judge John B. Bush, presiding judge of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. He has been in the private practice of law since 1989 and is a former law partner of Elmore County District Court Judge Patrick D. Pinkston and of Elmore County Probate Judge John E. Enslen. Mr. Johnston has served as president of the Elmore County Bar Association and is a past member of the American Inns of Court. He is currently a member of both the Elmore County Bar Association and the Baldwin County Bar Association. Mr. Johnston also serves as an adjunct professor of law at the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law at Faulkner University, and has led and taught seminars on numerous topics, particularly related to the concerns of small business.
Mr. Johnston is admitted to practice in courts throughout the State of Alabama, including the Alabama Supreme Court, the Alabama Courts of Criminal and Civil Appeals, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. Mr. Johnston’s legal practice is primarily focused on family law, personal injury/wrongful death litigation, business and corporate matters, and criminal defense. He also serves as the county conservator and estate administrator for Elmore County.
Mr. Johnston is an active member of the Millbrook Area Chamber of Commerce, the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, and the Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce. He serves clients throughout Alabama.