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Jeffrey Marwill Johnstone

Probate Attorney at Rochester, NY

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  • State Years
    Florida - FL 41 years
    New York - NY 49 years
  • Licensed for 41 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1982
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 49 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1975
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Jeffrey

Learn Jeffrey’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Probate
    Probate, intestate administration

  2. Estate planning
    Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills

My approach has always been to treat each client as if he or she were my only client. For more than 48 years I have always tried to provide prompt, customized legal services of the highest quality in the fields of estate planning and administration, tax, corporations, limited liability companies, contracts  and general business. My practice is now limited to estate planning and administrtion.

Military Service: Served to Lieutenant, United States Navy. 1968-1971)


Community acftivities: Board member of  Yates County Endowment, Vice President and Diretor of The Cupola Resoration Projedt of Penn Yan, Trustee and Secretary of the Ontario County Historical Society,  Director and member of the Feadon Or pipe band, member of the New York Forest Owners' Association. former member of the Planning Board in my town and various other boards of community organizations.


Admissions (other than States of New York and Florida): U.S. District Court, Western District of New York (1975), U.S. Tax Court (1980), U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (1984)


Professional Affiliations:  Monroe County Bar Association (Trust and Estates, Tax and Business Law Sections); New York State Bar Association, Florida Bar Association 







Jeffrey Marwill Johnstone
400 Linden Oaks
Suite 110
Rochester, NY, 14625

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  • Hourly Rates $ 350-4000 per hour
  • Pro bono 2 %
  • Retainer Sometimes
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AVVO RATING 7.6 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Of Counsel
  • Tully Rinckey PLLC
  • 2018 - Present


  • Cornell Law School - Law Review Editor
  • law
  • 1974
  • Georgetown University
  • MA
  • 1969
  • Colgate University - Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude, High Honors
  • A.B.
  • 1967


  • Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • 2000 - Present
  • Monroe County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section
  • 1990 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • 1982 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • 1980 - Present
  • Monroe County Bar Association, Tax Section
  • 1980 - Present
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • 1974 - Present
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Honors and Awards

  • AV Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1994

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Rochester Probate Lawyer Jeffrey Marwill Johnstone
Jeffrey Marwill Johnstone
Probate Attorney
Rochester, NY
Licensed for 49 years