I. Blakeley Johnstone, III


Following admission to the Bar, Mr. Johnstone worked at Shanley & Fisher, a litigation law firm, and acquired a sound foundation in litigation. In 1980 Mr. Johnstone established the law firm of Johnstone, Skok, Loughlin & Lane, where he handled every type of personal injury claim on behalf of defendants in areas of medical malpractice, automobile negligence, premises liability, products liability, professional negligence and subrogation.

Mr. Johnstone has tried over 100 cases to conclusion before juries throughout New Jersey and New York. Additionally, Mr. Johnstone has successfully argued several cases before the Supreme Court. He is also certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. For several years Mr. Johnstone has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” for excellence in the practice of medical malpractice and defense litigation.

Mr. Johnstone has also presented many lectures on topics concerning the defense of medical malpractice, personal injury and premises liability cases. Since coming to Methfessel & Werbel, Mr. Johnstone has joined the Subrogation Department.