About our Firm
Our firm was founded in Griffin, Georgia in 1995. Attorneys William G. Johnston, III, and Lance N. Owen remain dedicated to the same goals and objectives that their firm was based upon when they first opened their doors and began receiving clients. They are committed to providing each client with honest, effective and efficient representation.
William G. Johnston, III, and Lance N. Owen both have AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. This means that a substantial group of other attorneys familiar with their legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, legal experience and ethical standards have anonymously rated them professionally and have given them the highest rating possible. Mr. Owen has additionally been rated by AVVO based upon his experience, industry recognition and professional conduct. Mr. Owen has an AVVO Superb Rating of 10.0.
Our firm believes it is our duty to provide our clients with tenacious representation. If we cannot make this commitment to a prospective client then we will not accept the case. We are determined to provide our clients with more than what they expect from a law firm. We understand that our reputation defines us. Our reputation defines us not only within the legal community, but also within the community in which we live.
Lance N. Owen has handled thousands of family law and domestic relations matters including cases involving contested and uncontested divorce, alimony, child custody, child support and equitable division of property. He also represents clients in adoption, paternity, legitimation, modification and contempt matters. Prior to undertaking representation of any client Mr. Owen understands that he must not only know the law, but he must also have substantial experience before the court in which the case will be filed as well as the judge that will decide the outcome of the case.
William G. Johnston, III, had substantial litigation experience in the state and federal courts well before establishing his current firm in 1995. He has a reputation for achieving positive results in a wide range legal matters including auto accidents and wrongful death claims, commercial and complex business litigation, contractual and business disputes, business entity formation, banking and collection law, real estate transactions, property disputes, estate matters, trust matters and probate matters.
John P. Joiner, formerly of The Joiner Law Firm, PC, joined Johnston & Owen as of counsel in 2018. He brings 33 years of experience to the firm dedicated to real estate litigation and real estate transactions and closings on residential and commercial property. Mr. Joiner has a Distinguished Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating for High Professional Achievement.
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