Robert L. Johns

 

            Robert L. Johns, a native of Indiana, Pennsylvania received his law degree from the University Of Kentucky School Of Law in 1989.  From 1989 to 2003, he practiced law with the firm of Jackson Kelly PLLC in its Charleston and Wheeling, West Virginia offices, specializing in commercial litigation and bankruptcy law.  Since 1995, Mr. Johns has also provided government relations and lobbying services to numerous business clients needing action from the West Virginia Legislature.  Mr. Johns is a Certified Public Accountant and he serves as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee with the United States Trustee’s Office in both the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia.

            Mr. Johns experience includes serving in the corporate accounting department of a major United States defense contractor and teaching accounting and estate planning as an adjunct professor at the University of Charleston.  His unique combination of financial and legal skills gives creditor and debtor clients a valuable edge when facing complex bankruptcy issues, and provides business clients with effective practical legal resources in business planning, commercial litigation, and government relations.

            On January 1, 2004, Robert and Wendel B. Turner, who together had over 30 years of combined experience in representing clients in West Virginia, formed the law firm of Turner & Johns, PLLC.