Colton B. Johnston

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Elder Law Attorney

Education and Honors

Colton earned his B.A. in Business, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University in 2012. He then attended the Denver Sturm College of Law where he earned his J.D. in 2016. Colton also volunteers on the Board of the Desert Southwest Chapter of the Arizona Alzheimer’s Association, and as Community Services Director of the Rotary Club of Mesa, Arizona.

Legal Experience

Colton currently leads the Guardianship & Conservatorship Team at Jackson White. His team has helped hundreds of families through the painstaking guardianship process. Colton prides himself on extensive experience in helping families (including those unable to afford representation), facilities, caretakers, and loved ones in navigating long-term care, estate planning, Medicare & Medicaid disputes, and legal authority to act on behalf of those who are suffering from incapacity and/or dementia. Before his tenure at Jackson White, P.C., Colton clerked for the Honorable A. Bruce Jones in the Denver District Court, civil division. Colton likewise clerked with the Colorado firm, Robinson and Henry, P.C., where he gained experience in family law, real estate, and personal injury. Colton now focuses his efforts protecting those who are oppressed, defenseless, exploited, incapacitated, and neglected.

Personal Interests

When not working, Colton enjoys playing piano, running, and reading. Colton and his wife, Samantha, have three children, and he can often be found riding a paddle board down the Salt River.