Edward Johnson

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Edward Johnson & Associates P.C.
Edward Johnson
Edward Johnson & Associates P.C.

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2013

Education: University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2023
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Edward Johnson & Associates P.C.

1945 S Halsted St
Suite 309
Chicago, IL 60608 Visit website

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Dedicated to delivering exceptional legal representation to the residents of Illinois, Edward Johnson is a seasoned attorney renowned for his expertise in a wide spectrum of legal matters. As the founder of Edward Johnson and Associates P.C., he has established himself as a trailblazer in the legal field, consistently achieving outstanding results for his clients.

Edward's practice encompasses a diverse range of legal areas, showcasing his versatility and commitment to addressing the unique needs of each case. Specializing in civil forfeiture, criminal defense, homicide, weapons charges, theft, drug offenses, DUI, expungement, personal injury, and motor vehicle accidents, he brings a comprehensive understanding of the law to every client he serves.

Recognized as one of the preeminent legal professionals in Illinois, Edward Johnson has earned accolades for his exemplary work. He has been honored as one of the Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under 40 and distinguished among the 10 Best Under 40 in the state by the American Institute of Criminal Defense Attorneys. In addition, he holds the title of Super Lawyer.

With a passion for justice and a track record of success, Edward Johnson is dedicated to upholding the rights of his clients and navigating them through the complexities of the legal system. His unwavering commitment to excellence and tireless advocacy make him a standout choice for individuals seeking top-tier legal representation in Illinois.

Mr. Johnson is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Cook County Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association, and the DuPage County Bar Association. Admitted to practice in Colorado, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois along with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, he has an Avvo “Superb” rating and Clients’ Choice badges in DUI and criminal defense.

With a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Mr. Johnson provides professional, experienced legal representation to those who have been charged with committing a crime or being injured in an accident. Committed to thoroughly investigating every case, he leaves no stone unturned when it comes to safeguarding the rights and best interests of his clients. Expertise.com also named him as one of Chicago’s Top 20 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Johnson is committed to the future and well-being of his clients and provides the best possible defense to allow them to maintain dignity and uphold their rights in court. Facing legal challenges? Don't navigate the complexities alone. When your freedom is on the line, you need a dedicated and experienced criminal defense attorney by your side. Edward Johnson Law is here to provide the expertise and support you need.

If you're in need of a strong defense, don't hesitate. Call us now at 708-606-4386 or visit www.edwardjohnsonlaw.com to schedule a consultation. Your future is too important to leave to chance. Take the first step towards securing the best possible outcome for your case.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense

Focus areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations

  • 100% Criminal Defense

First Admitted: 2013, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.edwardjohnsonlaw.com/attorneys/edward-d-johnson-...

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Federal Sentencing 
  • Drafting Motions & Briefs in Federal Court
  • Federal Criminal Practice 
  • Relentless Criminal Cross-Examination, James Publishing publication
  • Appeals To The Illinois Supreme And Appellate Courts, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Discovery Methods in Criminal Cases, The Art of War, 2014
  • DUI - Illinois Secretary of State Administrative Hearings, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2014
  • Trial Techniques (Fall), Fred Lane's ISBA Trial Technique Institute, 2014
  • Trial Techniques (Spring), Fred Lane's ISBA Trial Technique Institute, 2014
  • Illinois Criminal Records: Expungement and Other Relief, Expungement, 2014
  • Criminal Law, Criminal Law Update: Full Package, 2014
  • Civil Practice and Procedure, Civil Practice and Procedure Update - 2013: Full Seminar, 2014
  • DUI, Sentencing Considerations and Options in Impaired Driving Cases, 2013
  • ISBA General MCLE, ISBA Basic Skills- For Newly Admitted Attorneys: Full Seminar, 2013
  • Ethics, Ethical Pitfalls for New Lawyers, 2013
  • Defending DUI and Related Cases, E-book Defending DUI and Related Cases 2014 Edition (2 Vols.)
  • Attacking and Defending Drunk Driving Tests, James Publishing Publication
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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • ADMITTED TO PRACTICE LAW IN IOWA, 2021
  • ADMITTED TO PRACTICE LAW IN WISCONSIN, 2020
  • Member, DuPage County Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • ADMITTED TO PRACTICE LAW IN ILLINOIS, 2013
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • Member, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2014 - Present
  • Member, Cook County Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • ADMITTED TO PRACTICE LAW IN COLORADO, 2013
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • NOT GUILTY IN MURDER AND ATTEMPT MURDER JURY TRIAL IN COOK COUNTY, 2022
  • NOT GUILTY IN AN ATTEMPT MURDER IN COOK COUNTY, 2023
  • NOT GUILTY IN MURDER TRIAL IN PEORIA, ILLINOIS , 2021
Honors/Awards:
  • RECEIVED SUPERLAWYER AWARD , SUPER LAWYER, WWW.SUPERLAWYERS.COM, 2024
  • "Top 10" Criminal Defense Lawyer under 40 in Illinois, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2014-present
  • Best 10 Under 40 - Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2015 - present
  • Clients' Choice Badge in DUI, AVVO.com, 20145 - present
  • Rising Star in Criminal Defense, SuperLawyers.com, 2016 – 2018
  • Clients' Choice Badge in Criminal Defense, AVVO.com, 2014 - present
Industry Groups:
  • Individual

Office location for Edward Johnson

1945 S Halsted St
Suite 309
Chicago, IL 60608

Phone: 708-762-8666

Selections

1 Year Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2023

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