Todd J. Johnston








Todd J. Johnston

Mr. Johnston was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2005 and the New Mexico Bar in 2016. Mr. Johnston’s primary emphasis is in business and consumer bankruptcy law representing both creditors and debtors. Mr. Johnston also practices in the areas of general commercial/business transactions and litigation, banking law, personal injury litigation, probate, trust and estate planning. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Johnston served as both an intelligence officer and instructor in the United States Air Force. He completed his military service in 2002 after a seven year career highlighted by his involvement in the U-2 aerial reconnaissance program and a ROTC professorship at Louisiana State University.

Practice Areas:


Commercial/Business Transactions and Litigation

Banking Law

Personal Injury Litigation

Estate Planning



The University of Texas School of Law Austin, Texas

Doctor of Jurisprudence (2005)

University of Maryland

College Park, Maryland

Masters in Public Management, Finance (1997)

United States Air Force Academy

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Bachelor of Science, Economics (1995) Distinguished Graduate, ranked 20/994


Supreme Court of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States District Court:

Northern District of Texas

Southern District of Texas

Western District of Texas 

Supreme Court of New Mexico

United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit United States District Court, District of New Mexico

Professional Organizations:

Lubbock Area Bar Association–Board Member

West Texas Bankruptcy Bar Association — President (2011-12 & 2018-19)

Civic Services:

St. Johns Legal Clinic

Usher, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

St. Paul’s Trustee