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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%
    44 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
    44 years, 100 cases
  3. Probate: 13%
    44 years, 75 cases
  4. Power Of Attorney: 2%
    44 years, 50 cases



Hourly ($200/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • 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.


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Contact info

Stephen P. Johnson, Law Office

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


WIGood Standing197203/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Hot line Attorney of the Year panelState Bar of Wisconsin2016
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Pro Bono AwardState Bar of Wisconsin2015
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 Legal Aid SocietyPanel member1983 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1972 - Present
Door County Bar AssociationMember1972 - Present
Door-Kewaunee Bar AssociationPast PresidentN/A
Door County Bar AssociationPast President2000 - 2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of Wisconsin, MadisonEducation (Broad Field Natural Science-biology)BS - Bachelor of Science1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Door Kewaunee Bar Associationancillary probate1995