We know we have a great team of people at TCRJ and invite you to get to know them too! Each week we’ll be sharing some fun facts about one of our team members. Some of these facts even surprised us!

This week, we invite you to get to know Doug Johnston, Managing Partner.


Managing Partner, Doug Johnston joined the TCRJ Law family in 1983.  A Registered Civil and Family Law Mediator, Doug received his undergraduate degree from DePauw and his Law Degree from Valparaiso University.  Doug has been a member of the Allen County Bar Association for over 30 years and practices in areas such as Family Law, Bankruptcy, Business/Real Estate, Litigation, Mediation, Social Security Disability, Wills/Estates/Trusts, and Auto Accidents/Personal Injury.

You can read more about Doug’s professional successes here.  We decided ask him some personal questions and find out more about what makes him a great leader

Where are you from? Garrett, IN

What made you decide to practice law?  My uncle was an attorney and a judge.

What are you currently reading?  Thomas Jefferson, The Art of Power

What do you do when you’re not working?  Enjoy my family and play a little golf.

1st Live concert you ever saw? Edgar Winter Group

All time favorite album? Jimmy Buffett Greatest Hits

Where do you hope to travel to some day? Italy

Paper or Plastic?  Paper

Coke or Pepsi? Diet Pepsi. Regular Coke

Coffee or Tea? Coffee

Favorite Ice Cream? Swiss Almond Fudge (Hagen-Daz)

What kind of cellphone do you use? Android

Favorite childhood TV Show? Bonanza

Favorite local restaurant? Eddie Merlot’s