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Peter John Johnson

Peter John Johnson

27 Years Experience 22 at The Law Office of Johnson & Johnson - Walnut Creek, CA
  • Civil Rights, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI ...
  • California
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Mr. Johnson has been practicing law for over 27 years. He has been a partner in The Law Office of Johnson & Johnson since 1998. The Law Office of Johnson & Johnson defends clients in matters related to Criminal Defense; Juvenile Dependency; Driving Under the Influence; Juvenile Delinquency, Civil Rights Litigation and related matters. Mr. Johnson and the attorneys at The Law Office of Johnson & Johnson are committed to their clients and their clients' circumstances.

Mr. Johnson has personally conducted well over 100 jury trials in courts throughout the state and federal court. He has engaged in multiple 100s of hours of specialized training related to science and law. Among others, training includes issues related to brain injuries; signs and mimics of physical abuse; sexual abuse; child interviews; interrogation of witnesses; all manner of police misconduct; bone injuries, histology, pathology and neuro-pathology, so-called "shaken baby syndrome", so-called "child abuse accommadation syndrome"; sexual assault investigation. Mr. Johnson has received advanced training in Gas Chromatography; Mass Spectrometry; and other methods of identifying and quantifying compounds and substances; as well has NHTSA certified training for DUI Investigation and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement.

Mr. Johnson is regularly called upon to teach attorneys throughout the country on fundamental and complex issues related to criminal defense; and related to understanding science and conveying it to the Courts and Juries.

Mr. Johnson's has conducted successful jury trials in everything from murder to driving under the influence; He has also successfully conducted federal court jury trials related to race discrimination, police misconduct and employment discrimination.

Mr. Johnson is the current author of California Driving Under the Influence Defense; published by Thomson Reuters. (most recent ed. 9/2020)

St Mary's Coll
Undergraduate Degree
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Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Experience
Fmr. President Criminal Section of the Bar
Contra Costa County Bar Association
Current Member of the Board of Directors
California DUI Lawyers Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National College of DUI Defense
California Public Defender's Association
California State Bar Association
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Practicing 27 years
Articles & Publications
California Driving Under The Influence Defense
President's Award for Contribution in Science
California DUI Lawyer's Association
Juvenile Justice Award
Contra Costa County Bar Association
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 165523
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
ID Number: 165523
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fees and fee structure are determined on a case by case basis. We provide retainer agreements with Modified Flat Fees; Hourly and Contingency fee (Contingency Fees are only legal in civil cases)
Practice Areas
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Juvenile Law
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Johnson & Johnson
2125 Oak Grove Rd Ste 315
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Telephone: (925) 952-8900
Fax: (925) 952-8902
Notice: We have general office of hours of 8:00 to 6:00 with evening and weekend appts. when available. We also make ourselves available to our clients via cell phone as needed.