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David E. Camic

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Aurora, IL

Camic Johnson, Ltd.
546 W. Galena Boulevard
Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: 630-859-0135
Fax: 630-859-1910
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
Licensed in Illinois Since: 1987
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense: White Collar
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Attorney Profile

Attorney David E. Camic is a founding partner of the Camic Johnson, Ltd., law firm, which has four office locations throughout the greater Chicago metro region. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 31 years of legal experience, Mr. Camic devotes his practice exclusively to criminal law, and he serves the rights and liberties of clients in both Illinois as well as New York who are facing legal challenges involving any of the following:

  • DUI charges
  • Traffic violations
  • Federal criminal charges
  • Any type of felony or misdemeanor charge
  • Appeals

A 1982 graduate of Aurora University, Mr. Camic attended John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where he obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1987. The Illinois State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and the New York State Bar Association admitted him in 1996. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Widely regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Camic has written extensively and conducted lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of topics, and he has instructed classes on criminal law and criminal procedures at several colleges in his area. Mr. Camic also holds the distinction of having one of the shortest jury acquittals in Illinois, which occurred inside seven minutes.

A consummate professional, Mr. Camic is highly active in his legal community, and he once served as president for the Kane County Bar Association. He also served as chair for the Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Council. A former police officer, Mr. Camic routinely represents law enforcement officers as well as priests, prosecutors and other attorneys who find themselves in need of exceptional defense counsel.

Practice Areas
Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Criminal Law - Federal


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022

About David E. Camic

First Admitted: 1987, Illinois

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Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Federal Trial Bar, Capital Litigation, Member
  • National College for DUI Defense, Member
  • Illinois Bar, Capital Litigation, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section Council, Chair, 1998 – 1999
  • Kane County Bar Association, President, June 12, 2008 – June 11, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1988
  • New York, 1996
  • Illinois, 1987


  • Phi Delta Phi

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Rights of Pre-Trial Detainees in Illinois, Illinois Police Association Official Journal, April, 1987
  • Kane Bar Association, Sentencing Issues, Defending DUI Cases, 2008
  • Contributed Case Notes, Illinois Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Newsletter 
  • Federal Civil Practice, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s Handbook, Chapter 5S, January, 1986

Educational Background

  • Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois, B.A., Major: Criminal Justice, 1982
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Office Location for David E. Camic

546 W. Galena Boulevard
Aurora, IL 60506

Phone: 630-859-0135

Fax: 630-859-1910

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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