Over 100 Years of Combined Experience in Criminal Law


Douglas B. Johnson

Attorney Douglas B. Johnson provides exceptional representation on behalf of his clients. Backed by years of experience in a wide range of fiends, Johnson’s experiences have formed a unique skill set that makes him effective both inside and outside the courtroom. While he was first licensed to practice law in Illinois, Attorney Johnson also holds a license to practice in the D.C.

During his years of practice, he has handles various types of cases such as petty traffic offenses to class X felony cases. Additionally, Attorney Johnson has experience in the following practice areas:

  • Civil litigation
  • Business planning and incorporation
  • Expungement
  • Sealing
  • Executive clemency
  • Appellate practice
  • Real estate law

Prior to joining his father’s firm, Attorney Johnson worked as a union carpenter, where he had the honor of designing and constructing the Johnson Law Group Offices. While raising a family and obtaining his bachelor’s degree, he worked as a private investigator. Through his time as a private investigator, he gained skills at interviewing, taking statements, and collecting and preserving evidence. Since then, he has worked for many years with State Farm at their Regional and Corporate offices.

Before starting his professional career, Attorney Johnson proved his dedication and perseverance while in school. He graduated law school one-third faster than most and graduated cum laude at the top of his class, regularly receiving honors and awards for his achievements.


  • Arizona Summit Law School, Phoenix, Arizona (J.D., cum laude)
  • Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio (B.S.)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • McLean County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • District of Columbia Bar

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Why Should You Entrust Your Case to Our Firm?

Consider the Following:
  • Over 100 years of combined experience in Criminal Law.

  • Our attorneys have won numerous awards and distinctions.

  • Customized results-driven case strategies.

  • Passionate legal representation, inside and outside of court.