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About Me

I practice mainly Criminal Defense owi/dui, real estate and probate in a small to medium size county.  My brother and father are attorneys also.  I am active in the community and do public defender, court appointed and private criminal cases.  I look forward to your questions.


Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 45%
    43 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 35%
    43 years, 100 cases
  3. Probate: 10%
    43 years, 75 cases
  4. Real Estate: 5%
    43 years, 500 cases
  5. Other: 5%
  6. More 



Hourly ($200/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jay Scott Finnecy

    Mr. Johnson is an experienced and astute attorney. If I needed one anywhere near Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, he would be my first call.


    Jay Finnecy Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John M O'Brien

    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.


    John O'Brien Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Stephen P. Johnson, Law Office

54 East Oak Street
Sturgeon Bay, WI, 54235-2722


WIGood Standing197203/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Pro Bono AwardState Bar of Wisconsin2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Past Faithful NavigatorKnights of Columbus-Fourth Degree2000
Past Grand KnightKnights of Columbus-Sturgeon Bay1998
Eagle Scout, Silver Beaver, Vigil Honor, St. George AwardBay Lakes Council, Boy Scouts of AmericaN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerSteve Johnson Law Office2002 - Present
Attorney PartnerJohnson, Herlache, Johnson, Johnson and Pies1970 - 2002
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Door County Bar AssociationPast President2000 - 2001
Door County Legal Aid SocietyPanel member1983 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1972 - Present
Door County Bar AssociationMember1972 - Present
Door-Kewaunee Bar AssociationPast PresidentN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law School LawJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of Wisconsin, MadisonEducation (Broad Field Natural Science-biology)BS - Bachelor of Science1969
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Door Kewaunee Bar Associationancillary probate1995