Pennsylvania Trust

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Willamette University College of Law, JD
University of Puget Sound, BA, English

Mr. Johnson is Senior Vice President and Director, Special Needs Trusts and Guardianships at Pennsylvania Trust. He administers estate, trust, and guardianship accounts, with a focus on special needs individuals. His responsibilities also include estate and financial planning.

Mr. Johnson joined Pennsylvania Trust after spending seven years at the suburban Philadelphia boutique trust and estate firm Heckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager, P.C. where his practice encompassed special needs trust and guardianship planning; estate planning for high-net-worth individuals; trust and estate administration; fiduciary litigation involving trust and estate related disputes, and counseling fiduciaries in the area of special needs trust and guardianship administration. He also performed similar duties for three years at the Seattle-based law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP.

In addition to volunteering for several nonprofit organizations in the greater Philadelphia area, Mr. Johnson serves on the Planned Giving Committees of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and is a member of the Board of Directors of Friends of Rittenhouse Square. He is a member of the Executive, Rules and Practice, and Litigation Committees of the Probate and Trust Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is also a member of the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council, and is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and Washington State.