Robert M. Johnstone has a Legal Ability Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Publications of "AV Preeminent." 5 out of 5. These ratings are based on the standard of ability for the place or area where the lawyer practices and take into consideration experience, nature of practice, and qualifications relevant to the profession. The "A" rating is the highest obtainable, signifying very high to pre-eminent, and the "V" rating signifies that the firm has demonstrated faithful adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, as well as reliability and diligence in the attorney's discharge of professional responsibilities.
Johnstone & Goodfellow has maintained legal offices in McMinnville, Oregon since 1972 and the firm has represented and has been attorney of record for over 65 school districts, several insurance companies as defense counsel, and a significant number of corporate clients (both profit and non-profit) involved in various businesses including international airline operations, aircraft sales, aircraft parts manufacturing, communications, logging, farming, commercial agribusiness, banking, heavy equipment parts manufacture, retail sales, service industries, construction and land development.