COVID-19 Update

Dear Valued Clients: We are currently OPEN for business. We are committed to caring for the health and well-being of both our clients and employees while ensuring that we are in support of our local health officials and government leaders. We recognize that in these unprecedented times your legal matters need to be addressed an as such have made the decision to remain open having implemented the appropriate protocols to continue to safely and effectively serve our clients. To avoid unnecessary office visits, we are able to serve you virtually — please contact us to set up a telephone or virtual meeting. For more information please visit

Johnston Franklin Bishop Lawyers

Johnston Franklin Bishop is a centrally located law firm on Vancouver Island. We offer a variety of legal services to our clients with a focus on Personal Injury and ICBC claims.

We represent clients all across Vancouver Island, including Nanaimo, Parksville, Qualicum, Port Alberni, the West Coast, Courtenay, Comox, Campbell River and Duncan.

Injury and ICBC Claims

The lawyers at Johnston Franklin Bishop take pride in offering quality legal services to clients who have been injured in car accidents or through the fault of someone else. These include motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents and slip and falls. We represent and help people who have suffered various injuries including whiplash, soft-tissue injuries, brain injuries, other major injuries, and wrongful death.

Our team of lawyers draw on their significant experience in the courtroom and success in negotiating out-of-court settlements to achieve the best results possible for our clients. We focus on getting the best results for our clients and dealing with ICBC and other parties so that our clients can focus on healing.

Contact the lawyers at Johnston Franklin Bishop for a free consultation to discuss your Personal Injury or ICBC claim. Contact us before you contact an insurance company and ensure you have someone acting on your side.

Civil Litigation

In addition to Personal Injury and ICBC claims, the lawyers at Johnston Franklin Bishop represent clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, including estate litigation, commercial lease disputes, employment litigation, construction and real estate-related matters and other general litigation.

Solicitor Services

We also offer a wide range of solicitor services, including residential and commercial real estate transactions, including purchases and sales and mortgages, leases, strata properties, subdivisions, incorporations, corporate and commercial matters including reorganizations and share and asset purchases and sales, and estate planning, including wills, power of attorney, representation agreements, and trusts.

Contact us

Whether you have been injured in an accident, are involved in litigation, or are planning for your future or the future of your corporation, make Johnston Franklin Bishop your first call!



Nanaimo Harbour

We are proud members of our community.

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Who Are We?

We have been providing legal services for over 30 years. The partners are Blair Franklin*, Marsha Bishop*, and Greg Phillips*.

Johnston Franklin Bishop is committed to providing quality legal services, and to participating in the Nanaimo community. You will find our lawyers participating in many local organizations and community events.

* denotes law corporation

Blair Franklin
Corporate & Estates

Marsha Bishop
ICBC Claims

Greg Phillips
Injury Claims & Civil Litigation

Stuart Cappus
Injury Claims & Civil Litigation

Trina Brubaker
Wills & Estates,
Real Estate
& Civil Litigation

Speak with us today!