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Buck Johnson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Dallas, TX

Law Office of Buck Johnson
2626 Cole Ave, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75204
Phone: 214-623-6015
Fax: 469-916-3369
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017
Licensed in Texas Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Buck Johnson is a solo practitioner based in Dallas, Texas. Focusing his practice  on criminal defense matters and nurse license defense, he provides representation to clients in the  Dallas Fort Worth metroplex and throughout Texas. Buck was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in  2004, and is also eligible to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas.

Mr. Johnson represents persons accused of committing either misdemeanor or felony offenses. He has handled hundreds of cases including driving while intoxicated, drug possession, murder, burglary, assault, theft, sex crimes, robbery and weapons charges. Mr. Johnson has obtained favorable results for his clients including dismissals, acquittals and the negotiation of favorable plea bargain agreements with the prosecution. His successful track record and sterling reputation have been noted by his peers with his inclusion in D Magazine's Best Lawyers in Dallas list and  "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. You can view Buck’s criminal website here.

Through the years Buck has assisted dozens of nurses in need of criminal representation. Along with Deborah Goodall, Buck also helps protect nurses licenses when accused of violating the Texas Nurse Practice Act.  You can visit the Texas Nursing Lawyers website here.

Born and raised in Dallas, Mr. Johnson attended  Jesuit College Preparatory School before graduating from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama with a degree in history as well as an M.B.A.  He received his law degree from Texas Tech  in 2004. Prior to opening his own practice, Mr. Johnson served as an assistant district attorney in Dallas.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 50%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

DUI/DWI, Criminal Law


5 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

About Buck Johnson

First Admitted: 2004, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Named a "DWI Rising Star Super Lawyer" for the five consecutive years
  • Served as Chairman of the Dallas Bar Association's Criminal Section
  • Named a "Best Lawyer in Dallas: Criminal Defense, DUI/DWI" by D Magazine in 2019
  • Named a "Super Lawyer" in 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • 2009 National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration Standardized Field Sobriety Training Course

Educational Background

  • B.A. in History and MBA, Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama
  • Jesuit College Preparatory School, Dallas, TX. Served as co-president of the student body

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court: Northern District of Texas
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Texas
  • United States District Court: Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court: Southern District of Texas
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
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Office Location for Buck Johnson

2626 Cole Ave
Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75204

Phone: 214-623-6015

Fax: 469-916-3369

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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