Christopher J. Johnston

Christopher J. Johnston

  
“I relish in the opportunity to face difficult and stressful circumstances to achieve client goals. I believe that litigation requires a unique vision of the big picture in order to achieve a positive outcome for our clients.”

Chris is a partner at Wilkerson & Hegna. After graduating from the University of Minnesota Law School Chris began working at Wilkerson & Hegna and has attained extensive experience representing numerous of developers, builders, contractors, and subcontractors in all phases of litigation. Chris’ primary focus is on a wide range of litigation matters and business transactions. Chris’ tenacity and determination have always been his strongest factors attributing to his success.

In his free time, Chris enjoys playing softball and is an avid fan of the Minnesota Twins and North Dakota men’s hockey.

Education:
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2007
  • University of North Dakota, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004
Admissions:
  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 2007
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2009
Professional Associations & Memberships:
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Real Property and Civil Litigation
  • Hennepin County Bar Association Real Property and Civil Litigation
  • American Bar Association
Key Practice Areas:
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Construction and Real Estate Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Mechanics’ Lien Litigation
  • Access and Boundary Disputes
  • General Civil Litigation