Mr. Johnson was named one of the “Top 20 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Chicago” by Expertise.com. He was nominated to Superlawyers.com and was named one of the “Top 10” Criminal Defense Lawyer under 40 in Illinois by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys because of his success in his cases and his drive to help his clients. Edward Johnson is a lawyer who genuinely cares about the well-being of his clients. He graduated from the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law. Edward Johnson draws on his extensive experience, both here in the state of Illinois and his time in the Colorado criminal defense system. His vast experience in the courtroom and in-depth knowledge of federal and state criminal law have proven to be a winning combination for his client's legal defense. His ability to portray his defendants in a positive light and artfully present arguments that win over both judges and juries has repeatedly proven to be a winning strategy.
When Edward Johnson decides to take on a case, he not only commits to the client; he commits to the research, dedication, and tenacity required to pursue all legal avenues to ensure the best possible defense for all of his clients. Your life is too important to just hire anyone. When you walk into the offices of Edward Johnson, know that you will be treated with respect and no judgment. Each client is assumed innocent until proven guilty and nowhere is that more true than with Edward. Edward’s goal is to make sure that you receive the best possible defense to solidify your rights and your dignity to the fullest extent of the law.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.