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Andrewe William Johnson

Andrewe William Johnson

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Collections, Litigation, Municipal

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Andrewe William Johnson


Principal and Shareholder



awj.jjlaw@att.net
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T: 309.647.4200
F: 309.647.4211


Office 212 E. Chestnut Street


Canton, IL  61520
USA




Bio



Andrewe W. Johnson was born in 1970, in Canton, Illinois. Andrewe graduated as valedictorian in 1988 from Lewistown Community High School in Lewistown, Illinois. While a student at LCHS, Andrewe was a three year varsity letterman in football and was voted captain and Most Valuable Lineman as a Senior in 1987.  He also participated in Thespian Club, Spanish Club, FFA, Band, Baseball, Track, and Scholastic Bowl, and was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011 by the Lewistown Alumni Association.  He attended Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois, from 1988 to 1990. At Monmouth College, Andrewe joined Theta Chi social fraternity, earned a letter in varsity football, served as interfraternity council president, and participated in various theater and campus media activities. In 1991, Andrewe transferred to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he graduatedMagna Cum Laudein 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in two majors, History and Rhetoric. Andrewe attended law school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, receiving hisJuris Doctordegree with Honors in 1995. During law school, Andrewe served on the staff of the North Carolina Law Review and worked with the University of North Carolina Criminal Clinic program. He also volunteered with the Death Penalty Project and participated in Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity and on the law school's intramural football team. Andrewe received academic awards in criminal law, criminal procedure, and remedies.

    After graduation, Andrewe joined the firm of Collins Law Office, P.C., which later became Collins & Johnson, P.C., until January 1, 2012, when Andrewe and Stephanie left Collins & Johnson, P.C. to form Johnson & Johnson, P.C..  Andrewe has been admitted to practice law in Illinois by the Illinois Supreme Court and has been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.  Andrewe served as the President of the Fulton County Bar Association in 2004-2005.  Andrewe handles personal injury matters statewide, primarily auto accidents.  He also litigates worker's compensation cases, primarily on the Peoria area dockets.  Andrewe also handles civil litigation in Fulton, Knox, Mason, McDonough, Schuyler, and Tazewell Counties. In his leisure time, Andrewe coaches youth soccer at the Canton Family YMCA; studies and teaches Kosho Ryu Kempo Karate (as a certified instructor currently holding the rank of Ni Dan, Second Degree Black Belt); enjoys travel; and spends time with his wife, Stephanie (who is also an attorney at Johnson & Johnson, P.C.); daughters, Riley and Morgan; and their pets, which include a cat and a Bernese Mountain Dog. 

 



Education


Juris Doctor with Honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995
North Carolina Law Review Staff; American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Law


Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992
Theta Chi Fraternity


Attendance, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL, 1988-1990
Theta Chi fraternity Interfraternity Council President Football (1988-90), Varsity Letterman 1989.




Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice


Illinois, 1995
United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, 2011


Professional & Bar Association Memberships


Fulton County Bar Association
Member Since: 1995
President, 2004-2005


Illinois State Bar Association
Member Since: 1995





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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Workers Compensation: 25%
    16 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    19 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    19 years
  4. Collections: 20%
    19 years
  5. Municipal: 10%
    19 years

Attorney Endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. As a retired Circuit Judge, I have observed Mr. Johnson in his practice for many years. He is a highly qualified attorney who has demonstrated his competence in many areas of the law. He demonstrates a high degree of intelligence and quality in his representation of clients.

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    Charles Wilhelm
    Relationship: Other

  • Bradley Cornett

    In the tradition of Atticus Finch, Drewe Johnson is a superior intellect who has a genuine concern for others and treats everyone with respect. One would do very well to hire this humble, exceptional lawyer.

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    Bradley Cornett Government Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Johnson & Johnson, P.C.

212 E. Chestnut Street
Canton, IL, 61520

Johnson & Johnson PC

171 W Lincoln Avenue
Lewistown, IL, 61542

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199505/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
North Carolina Law Review StaffUniversity of North Carolina1994
American Jurisprudence Award - Criminal LawUniversity of North Carolina1992

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney and ShareholderJohnson & Johnson, P.C.2012 - Present
AttorneyCollins & Johnson, P.C.1995 - 2011

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Canton Chamber of CommerceMember2011 - Present
Fulton County Bar AssociationPresident2004 - 2005
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - 2005
Illinois Native American Bar Association3rd District Representative2000 - 2002
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1995 - 1998
Lewistown Chamber of CommerceMember1994 - Present
Phi Delta Phi legal fraternityMember1992 - 1995

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignN/AA.B.,1992

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Career DayPanelist2012
Career DayCareers in the Law2006
People's Law SchoolWorkers Compensation2005
People's Law SchoolWorkers Compensation2004