The Law Firm of Kesa M. Johnston was established July 3, 2009, in Roanoke, Alabama. After law school, Johnston spent several years working as an Associate for a well established Roanoke firm.
Prior to opening at the Firm’s current location in 2016, Johnston remodeled the first location in an old Main Street building. It was with the first building where she discovered her passion for revitalization which has led to the restoration of several houses and 2 commercial buildings since 2007.
Kesa and her staff are dedicated to serving their community and in particular their clients. Kesa has represented clients with a variety of legal needs across East Alabama including Roanoke, Wedowee, Ashalnd, Heflin, LaFayette, Auburn and Alexander City. She has handled many complex divorce and custody matters and criminal case ranging from DUI to capital murder defense. KMJ Law offers representation provided by individuals you can trust.
Ms. Johnston understands how frustrating and emotionally charge divorce and custody can be for her clients. Because of her personal experience, Kesa has a particular interest in educating clients as to the process, providing regular case status updates and addressing concerns as they arise. She works hard to make sure clients’ interests remain in the forefront in her office and in the courtroom.
Kesa is an aggressive defender who will do what is necessary to protect the constitutional rights of the accused. Nothing can be more difficult than attempting to navigate your way through the criminal Court system. Kesa has many years of experience and a great deal of training from nationally renowned universities including certification in capital murder defense, DUI, theft and drug crimes.
Real Estate closings at the Law Firm of Kesa M. Johnston are handled by professionals that have decades of combined experience. We work to accommodate the needs of all realtors, clients and financial agents. All parties are made aware of the status of closing requests and we work diligently to meet deadlines in an efficient manner. In addition to closings KMJ Law drafts deeds, purchase agreements and handles property disputes.
Losing a loved one can be a very difficult experience especially when there are mounting debts or multiple heirs. Kesa’s office is sensitive to those matters and helps clients navigate the probate arena by providing Estate planning documents, assisting with probate of wills, and negotiating with debt collectors. We also provide extensive estate planning options for those who wish to avoid future issues for their heirs.
KMJ Law handles the various needs of many local businesses in Roanoke, Wedowee, LaFayette and other East Alabama towns. Formation of LLC’s and corporations, debt collection, contracts and business audits are all services we perform. In particular we enjoy assisting new business owners in planning their venture, solidifying influencer and other agreements and navigating the legal world to best suit their needs.
New and exciting opportunities for businesses of all kinds have presented entrepreneurs with challenges in ever changing markets. Creators, influencers and business owners who understand the significance of branding and protection of ideas have found themselves navigating through an every changing world of contracts, trademarks and new business models that deserve attention and consideration. Kesa can assist clients with business audits, creating the appropriate contracts and finding solutions to protect brands and ideas.
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“Kesa Johnston has performed legal services for me personally and for my business. She has always told me her opinion based on the law and her experience, whether or not I liked her answers. I trust Kesa to represent my best interests at all times, with no hidden agendas nor her own self-interest involved. From real-estate matters to my wife’s mother’s estate, and even to some hard debt collection negotiations, Kesa has always done what she needed to do without being overbearing and officious in her manner. I trust her and her work implicitly, and she IS my attorney.”
Owner at M.L.Awbrey, Inc.
“I have used the Law firm of Kesa M. Johnston exclusively since 2008 for my business needs. Kesa has represented me on an array of different matters and I can’t say enough positive things about her and the staff. They are very thorough in the work, attentive to details and produce fantastic results. I highly recommend the firm.”
Owner at Speed N Sport Marine
“Before working with Kesa, I was never satisfied with the service from other lawyers. Kesa is responsive, detailed and truly cares about any legal situation my businesses have encountered. She always presents options, her recommendation and explanation of what to expect with each.”
Owner at Corelinc/Relintless LLC
“Being in real estate for years has taught me to seek out vendors who have ethics and moral character. I have found that the Law Firm of Kesa M. Johnston has been a very good match fro my business. I have always been satisfied with the services provided by the firm and the ease of working with her team.”
REMAX Lake Wedowee
“As a mortgage lender, it is crucial to work with a proficient closing attorney. The Law Firm of Kesa M. Johnston always performs with excellence on closing all my home loans. I appreciate all of their hard work.”
Homestar Financial Corporation
“We use Kesa’s team to handle most of our closings as well a personal legal matters. We have always been pleased with her efforts and outcomes. I cannot say enough great things about this firm. Highly recommend!”
Owner/Broker at Wedowee Lakes & Lands Realty
Owner/Auctioneer at Southern Auction Solutions