A. Eric Johnston




Admitted:                      Alabama State Bar; 1973.


Law School:                 Cumberland School of Law,

     Samford University,

     Doctor of Jurisprudence; 1973.


College:                        University of Alabama,

     Bachelor of Arts, 1970.

                                    Marion Institute,

     Associate of Science, 1968


Born:                           St. Louis, Missouri; January 22, 1948.


Member:                      National Lawyers Association;

   Alabama State Bar Association;

   Birmingham Bar Association.


Court Admissions:        Alabama Supreme Court, 1973;

United States Supreme Court, 1988;

United States Court of Appeals for

the Eleventh Circuit, 1988;

additional Federal District Courts. 


Martindale Hubbell rating:        AV Preeminent


Representative Cases: 


      Lucero v. Trosch, 121 F.3d 591

      (11th Cir.1997)


      Southern Natural Gas Co. v. Land, Cullman County, etc., 197 F.3d 1368

(11th Cir. 1999).


      Chandler v. James (Siegleman), 248 F.3d 1032, cert. denied               U. S.           .


      Tucker v. State Dept. Public Health,

      650 So.2d 910 (Ala.Civ.App.1994).


      Ex parte State of Alabama ex rel. Alabama Policy Institute and Alabama Citizens Action Program,

      200 So. 3 rd 495 (Ala.2015).


      Bynum v. City of Oneonta,

      175 So. 3 rd 63 (Ala. 2015).


Related Activities:            Mr. Johnston is an officer, director and active participant in the following law-related organizations.  A short description of the services each organization provides is included.  For more information on any of these, please contact us.


Southeast Law Institute� - SLI specializes in religious freedom and speech issues, sanctity of life, parental rights, and related issues.  Its effort includes education, as well as, litigation, drafting legislation, and dealing with public policy issues.  SLI is a non-profit corporation qualified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) I. R. C. For complete information go to:  www.southeastlawinstitute.org


Citizens for a Better Alabama - CBA is a lobbying organization concerned with public policy issues that effect the health, well being and morals of the people of Alabama.  It engages in legislative lobbying.  The type legislation with which it is mainly concerned involves issues such as education, gambling, healthcare, business, and any other issue that directly or indirectly effects the quality of life for Alabamians.  CBA is a non-profit corporation qualified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(4) I. R. C.


Alabama Pro-Life Coalition, Inc. - APLC is a pro-life advocacy organization.  It specializes in legislation and lobbying of bills to protect unborn children, the health and well being of women, and the disabled, elderly or infirm on end of life issues.  It was responsible for drafting, supporting and passing the Alabama Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act and the Alabama Post-Viability Abortion Ban Act.  At the other end of the spectrum, it was responsible for participating in and passing amendments to the Alabama Durable Power of Attorney laws and new Advance Directive for Healthcare laws.  APLC participates each year in the Alabama Legislature for the purposes of protecting and advocating these rights.  APLC has also participated in litigation concerning the rights of the unborn, disabled, elderly and infirm.  APLC is a non-profit corporation qualified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(4) I. R. C.



Contact:                   Phone:                        205-968-9243                                            

                               Fax:                           205-968-6534

                               E-mail:               Eric@AEricJohnston.com