Johnny L. Hawkins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Southfield, MI

Law Office of J L Hawkins PLLC
 | 2000 Town Center, Suite 1900
Southfield, MI 48075
Phone: 248-800-1505
Fax: 248-436-6833
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Founder of the Law Office of J L Hawkins, Johnny L. Hawkins is a personal injury attorney representing the people of Michigan, particularly the Detroit metropolitan area. Often referred to as “The Warrior Lawyer,” he has over two decades of experience and an Avvo “Superb” rating. While his focus is on car accidents and brain injuries, he also handles cases of probate, wrongful death, semitruck collisions and spinal injuries.

Mr. Hawkins is a veteran of the United States military and takes his commitment to serving others very seriously. Named for inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, he is also one of the Top 25 Motor Vehicles Lawyers and is a lifetime charter member of the Best Attorneys of America. Admitted to practice in Michigan since 1996, he studied and earned his Juris Doctor at Michigan State University College of Law.

In 2009, Mr. Hawkins was appointed to the State Bar of Michigan Law and Media Committee, and feels a sincere desire and obligation to help others. He is passionate about protecting and defending the rights and best interests of those who have been injured at the hands of another. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

For two straight years, Mr. Hawkins was named one of the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. He is also a Distinguished Lawyer of the Expert Network and received a Clients’ Choice Award from Avvo in 2014.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Probate & Estate Administration

Estate & Trust Litigation (10%): Will Contests

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Probate & Estate Administration, Will Contests


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Super Lawyers: 2019

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About Johnny Hawkins

Admitted: 1996, Michigan

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Appointee to State Bar of Michigan Law and Media Committee, 2009

Industry Groups

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Probate Litigation and Motivational Speaking
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Office Location for Johnny L. Hawkins

2000 Town Center
Suite 1900
Southfield, MI 48075

Phone: 248-800-1505

Fax: 248-436-6833

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Last Updated: 5/16/2019

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