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Jeremy A. Johnston was named a Rising Star for 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 by Washington Law and Politics Magazine. Johnston received his Juris Doctor degree in 2003 from Seattle University School of Law, graduating Summa Cum Laude and among the top ten in his class. He was an associate editor for the Seattle University Law Review and worked as an extern for United States District Court Judge Franklin D. Burgess. He received his undergraduate degree from Pacific Lutheran University where he played and was captain of the 1999 National Championship football team.


Jeremy has successfully represented seriously injured victims against negligent drivers, product manufacturers, medical providers, property owners, and others. He is passionate about achieving justice for his clients and holding accountable those who are responsible for their injuries.


Jeremy is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, Washington State Association for Justice, and the American Association for  Justice. He has acted as co-chair of the Washington State Association for Justice Pierce County Roundtable and is a committee member of the Washington State Association for Justice Membership Committee. Jeremy has chaired and pesented seminars for the National Business Institute and the Washington State Association for Justice. 


Jeremy is active in non-legal community activities as well.  He has served as a board member of the Bellarmine High School Booster Club and is a coach of the Bellarmine varsity football team.


Jeremy A. Johnston is a native of Tacoma. He is married to Whitney (Martin) and has three boys, twins boys Drake and Cole, and son Birk.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    11 years



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daniel Alexander Harkins

    I've known Jeremy for many years prior to his legal career and he's always been very hard working, smart, and competitive. I would recommend him to my own family members and anyone looking for an excellent attorney.


    Daniel Harkins Personal Injury Attorney
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  • Alexander Sether Kleinberg

    I have known Jeremy Johnston since law school, and the reality is he is a very bright and capable personal injury attorney. I have referred numerous clients and friends to Jeremy over the years, and I have complete confidence in Jeremy's abilities when it comes to representing clients that have suffered personal injuries.


    Alexander Kleinberg Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

Evergreen Personal Injury Counsel

5316 Orchard Street West
Tacoma, WA, 98467-3633


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
4A football quarterfinals - Bellarmine coachWIAA2014
Best Law Firm - South SoundSouth Sound Magazine2014
40 under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
40 under 40Business Examiner2014
4A football semifinals - Bellarmine coachWIAA2013
4A football finals - Bellarmine coachWIAA2012
4A football quarterfinal - Bellarmine coachWIAA2010
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
4A footbal semifinal - Bellarmine coachWIAA2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyEvergreen Personal Injury Counsel2003 - Present
Extern for Hon. Franklin D. BurgessUnited States District Court Western Dist. Of Wa2003 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tacoma Attorneys RoundtableMember2012 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationJudicial Qualifications Committee2011 - 2012
Bellarmine Preparatory High SchoolAssitant Varsity Football Coach2009 - Present
Washington Association for JusticeNew Member Committee2006 - 2009
Washington Association for JusticeEagle Member2003 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Pierce County RoundtableMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Harris v. State of Washington$11,000,000 recovered on behalf of the plaintiffs
Ruggles v. State of Washington$4,600,000 recovery for plaintiff
Johnson v. State of Washington$2,200,000 recovery for the plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
www.epicjohnston.comAre Turf Athletic Fields Killing Our Kids?2015
www.epicjohnston.comAre Turf Athletic Fields Killing Our Kids?2015
Washington State Association for Justice Trial NewsWhy We Do What We Do2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Pacific Lutheran UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Detailing Your Auto Case - UIMPersonal Injury: Auto Accident2015
Tort III Seminar: Tort Law UpdatePersonal Injury: Torts2011
Looking Down the Road In Your Auto Case - Removal Now What?Personal Injury: Automobile Accidents2011
Learning the Evidence Dance: Using Evidence for Maximal Effect - seminar co-chairPersonal Injury Law: Evidence2008