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Angela Marie Johnson

Violent crime Attorney at Salinas, CA

5.0   9 reviews

also known as AJ

  • Licensed for 16 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2008
    Inactive No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Angela

Learn Angela’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Violent crime
    Gang related cases, Assault w/a deadly weapon, All Firearm Cases, Robbery, Felony Probation Violations, Homicides, Attempted Homicides, Arson, Domestic Violence, Jail Fights, including all other violent crimes

  2. White collar crime
    Embezzlement, Financial Elderly Abuse, Identity Theft, Welfare Fraud, Writing False Prescriptions,

  3. DUI and DWI
    DUI's, and all other misdemeanor cases, such as Assault & Battery, Child Abuse, Resisting Arrest, Drunk in Public, Trespassing, Drug Cases,

  4. Expungement
    All misdemeanor expungements as well as Felony Expungements

  5. Juvenile law
    All of the crimes that adults can be charged, juveniles can be charged with as well. I fight them all.

 My life experiences are what connect me to my clients. I don't come from a perfect background just like many of my clients. Having seen people get treated unfairly by a system that is supposed to be just and fair for all people, not just some people, is what made me want to become a lawyer.

I fight for my clients. I know how to fight because I've been fighting my whole life. Getting my degree to practice law wasn't the hard part; fighting the  disparity in the system is harder. 

Everyone, no matter what the charges are, should have their voices heard. Unfortunately the system isn't set up that way. I can be your voice. I will say what you would say if you could use your own voice. 

Being a parent myself, I understand how difficult and painful it is to see your child in trouble with the law. We want someone to stand up to the court and law enforcement for our children.




Law Office of Angela Johnson
150 W. Gabilan Street, Suite 3
Salinas, CA, 93901

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Posted by Todd | April 6, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Court Today 4-5-2018
I hired Angela to represent me for a restraining order filed against me. Long story short. Angela was awesome. The restraining order is gone. I have been living the worst nightmare since this started over a month ago. And now thanks to Angela this nightmare no longer exists. I couldn’t be more thankful and grateful for you. Thank you so much.,
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Posted by Scott | February 12, 2018
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Led us through entire process/Thanks
Angela Johnson went above and beyond in representing and protecting my son's rights, getting felonies reduced and was diligent in all aspects of his case from start to finish. She allied a parent's fears and concerns, explained procedures, and calmly moved forward to an excellent outcome. Thanks so much!!!
Posted by Clark | March 14, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Angela cares
I hired Angela to defend me against some greatly exaggerated Domestic Violence charges. I initially hired her because I felt she would be aggressive and assertive in my defense. What I didn't expect was for my lawyer to care so much about me and my family. She went toe to toe with the most aggressive and unbending prosecutor in the county She expertly prepared me for the sentencing phase and was absolutely the difference between me and prison. I will always have a very special place in my heart for Angela.
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Posted by Dierdra | August 2, 2016
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Domestic violence
I was a victim of domestic violence, I had a restraining order put in place for myself, daughter and mother. Angela made sure that i was comfortable with everything before we went to court and took her time with me and the case. She fought for all that I asked for and won. I would recommend Angela to anyone that needs a great attorney, I could not have asked for better.
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Posted by Amie | June 6, 2016
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Angela Johnson, V.I.P.
I hired Angela Johnson for a very difficult defense involving domestic violence. She was savvy professionally, understanding and presenting my unusual situation to the court with experts who testified on my behalf that another attorney likely would not have contacted or even thought of. Our defense was progressive for this county and resulted in a positive outcome. She was very communicative with me, I always knew where I stood and felt at each stage I was being presented and protected in the best possible way. Angela is tenacious, experienced and articulate. She was able to represent me with a thorough understanding of the situation and a realistic knowledge of what I might expect. During a very emotional time I found her representation to be a rock solid support. The case was significantly reduced and later dismissed. I highly endorse Angela and count her as a VIP in my world.
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Posted by Catherine | June 3, 2016
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Angela is the BEST
I am a former criminal defense attorney and when I was arrested for a DUI recently I hired Angela to take care of my case. Why? Because Angela is the BEST! Angela was extremely professional and handled all the aspects of the case expeditiously. Angela is well respected in the legal community and gets results.
Posted by Bobby. C. | May 30, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Highly recomended
Angela Johnson helped my son out of a very serious case for which I am truly grateful to her and glad that she had the knowledge and experience. She was in contact with us every step of the way. I believe had we retained another lawyer the outcome would have been totally different. If you want a lawyer who is really genuine and will fight for the best possible outcome for your loved one, I highly recommend Angela Johnson. Thank you, Angela Johnson Bobby C.
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Posted by David | May 19, 2014
Winning in the Monterey County
I used Angela Johnson in a criminal matter that lasted 6 months in court, going back and forth. Not only did she drive and was always prompt and professional, she was affordable and most of all, caring. Angela was able to prove her trustworthiness time and time again through the difficult process of dealing with law enforcement. I have not worked with many lawyers, but was lucky I was referred to Angela. In the end, she won my case with a dismissal by the opposing counsel before it ever went to trial! Thanks Angela
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Posted by Betsy | October 25, 2012
You will win in many ways if you use Angela Johnson's advice and wisdom.
Angela has helped 2 of my family members and myself through difficult situations with the legal system. She knows the law well, connects great with her clients and other attotneys which really made a difference for my family. She was patient and calm in dealing with excited clients, professional at all times with other attorneys, and showed excellent communications skills that she used to our benefit when dealing with the judges and other court personnel. She kept us informed of our right and responsibilities and in the end, helped us move on in our lives through some very difficult times.
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AVVO RATING 6.9 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Angela Johnson
  • 2012 - Present
  • Attorney/paralegal/Investigator
  • Law Offices of Richard Rosen
  • 2005 - 2012


  • Monterey College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Speaking Engagements

  • speaking to criminal investigation class
  • Criminal Investigation
  • 2010

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (5)
Endorse Angela
Criminal defense Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I recommend this attorney. Ms. Johnson cares about each and every one of her clients. She will give your case the attention it deserves. Ms. Johnson goes the extra distance on each case and is not afraid to confront the system."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Johnson is passionate about her cases and compassionate to her clients. She cares deeply for her clients and it shows in the way she approaches her cases and interacts with her clients. I endorse Ms. Johnson."
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