Emily G. Johnston

Emily G. Johnston

Attorney, Mediator

 (843) 881-6866

Emily G. Johnston grew up in Statesville, North Carolina. She is the fourth of five children. As a child she studied hard, ran from her brothers, and tried to paint and play piano. She attended Salem Academy her junior and senior years, and holds Salem in high regard. She credits Salem with having given her exceptional study skills and lifelong friends.

Emily attended MBA/JD school at UNC-Chapel Hill after graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill with a major in French. She spent her junior year in Montpellier, France. During law school and MBA school, she frequently saw famous basketball players on the Tar Heel team because the gym was in between the law and business schools.

After graduating with her prized degree, Emily relocated to the Charleston area to be close to her parents who had retired on Kiawah Island. Kiawah remains one of her favorite places, but her favorite activity is hiking in the mountains near Caesars Head, South Carolina. She is the proud mother of a son and twin daughters. Emily loves practicing law and meeting and helping new people. She attends church at St. Andrews in Mount Pleasant and is active in a statewide organization focused on bettering the practice of law.


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