Jessica Duncan Johnston is a founding partner in the firm and helps lead our criminal defense team. Her practice focuses on the defense of state and federal crimes, including but not limited to white-collar crimes, drug charges, homicide charges, civil forfeitures, juvenile law, violent crimes, criminal appeals and other post-conviction relief, and much more. Jessica is certified to handle capital crimes where the imposition of the death penalty is at issue. She also regularly assists clients with divorces and other family law matters.
Before entering private practice, Jessica Duncan Johnston served as an Administrative Law Judge for the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. During her tenure, she heard cases and determined controversies between taxpayers and the department regarding taxes, licenses, and permits.