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Jeffrey M. Johnstone - Rochester, NY

400 Linden OaksSuite 110 Rochester, NY 14625

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Rochester Trusts and Estates Lawyer

Overview

Jeffrey M. Johnstone is a Partner in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester office, where his practice is concentrated in estate planning, trusts, estate administration, corporations and business, not-for-profit entities, and federal and New York tax. He is admitted to practice in New York and Florida, in addition to the U.S. Court for the Western District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. Tax Court...
Jeffrey M. Johnstone is a Partner in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester office, where his practice is concentrated in estate planning, trusts, estate administration, corporations and business, not-for-profit entities, and federal and New York tax. He is admitted to practice in New York and Florida, in addition to the U.S. Court for the Western District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. Tax Court. Prior to joining Tully Rinckey, Jeffrey was an equity Partner with Harris, Chesworth, O’Brien, Johnstone & Welch, LLP. Upon graduating from law school, Jeffrey became associated with the Rochester, New York, firm of Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle (now the national law firm of Nixon Peabody LLP), where he received a solid grounding in commercial litigation, real estate, administrative law, labor law and tax law. He founded Jeffrey M. Johnstone, P.C. in 1981, concentrating in business law, tax law and estate planning. He remained in solo and small firm practice until joining Harris, Chesworth & O’Brien, the predecessor of Harris, Chesworth, O’Brien, Johnstone & Welch, LLP, in 1994.

About Jeffrey M. Johnstone

Practice Areas

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Business Law
  • Wills and Trusts

Litigation

  • 1%

Languages

  • Russian
  • English (Primary)

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1982
  • New York, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1980

Other Affiliations

  • Rotary, - Present (Secretary)
  • American Bar Association, - Present (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association, - Present (Member)
  • Monroe County Bar Association, - Present (Member)

Education

  • Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Law Review: Cornell Law Review, Editor, Vol. 59, 1973 - 1974
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    Honors: High Honors
    Major: Russian

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Jeffrey M. Johnstone

Included on the 2015 Upstate New York list


Past Lists

  • 2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Jeffrey M. Johnstone on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Super Lawyer

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Office Information

Address

400 Linden OaksSuite 110 Rochester, NY 14625

Fax

  • 585-331-8899

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

8:30am to 5:30pm M-F

Publication

Articles

  • Member, Board of Editors, Vol. 59, Cornell Law Review

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