David E. Camic

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Aurora, Illinois

Camic Johnson, Ltd.
David E. Camic
Camic Johnson, Ltd.

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, DUI-DWI, White collar crimes; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 1987

Education: The John Marshall Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023
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Camic Johnson, Ltd.

546 W. Galena Boulevard
Aurora, IL 60506 Visit website


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

First Admitted: 1987, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.camicjohnson.com/attorneys/david-e-camic/

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

Office location for David E. Camic

546 W. Galena Boulevard
Aurora, IL 60506

Phone: 630-859-0135


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023

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