Tom Johnston

Tom Johnston

  • Treasurer, Educate Tanzania Inc (ETI

Owner, JOHNSTON Law Group, MN

Attorney Thomas M. Johnston of JOHNSTON Law Group helped Educate a Tanzania Inc with its foundation documents, bylaws, charter and application and approval by the IRS. Tom serves currently as ETI’s Treasurer and Counsel.

Tom has a wealth of experience working in both large and small firms in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas. He is focused on estate planning, elder law, probate and trust administration, charitable giving, and federal and state taxation.

Tom graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1994 in the top 5% of his class. Prior to attending law school, Tom received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, summa cum laude, from the University of St. Thomas in 1990. While attending St. Thomas, he also spent a year abroad studying Economics at the prestigious London School of Economics & Political Science.

Tom has served as an adjunct professor of law at William Mitchell College of Law, where he helped establish the tax clinic program and taught a graduate level course in tax-exempt organizations. He participates in the Probate and Trust Law and Elder Law.

Outside of the office, Tom spends time with his wife and his four daughters, three of whom were adopted from Colombia. Tom currently resides in Waconia, Minnesota and is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Educate Tanzania is extremely fortunate to have Tom on the team.