California Criminal Defense Attorney

DUI Attorney - Domestic Violence Attorney

At the Redwood City Law Offices of Dean Johnson, we are dedicated to protecting the rights of those facing criminal charges. Dean is a leading authority on California criminal law.

Dean is not only a top defense attorney, he is also a nationally recognized authority on California law who regularly comments on TV, Radio and in the Newspaper on today's highest-profile criminal cases. When you engage our services, you are not just hiring one of the best lawyers in Redwood City or San Francisco. You are retaining one the most recognized, respected and aggressive criminal defense attorneys in the United States.

Extensive Trial Experience

In my 30 years of practicing law, I have amassed extensive trial experience. I am a former homicide prosecutor for San Mateo County. I have handled more than 100 jury trials. As a prosecutor, I tackled complex drug cases and special circumstances murder trials.

At the Law Offices of Dean Johnson, I understand how the judicial process works from both sides of the courtroom. I fight for my clients. I protect my clients' rights. Whether you are facing domestic violence, insurance fraud, homicide, DUI or white collar crime charges, or a criminal appeal, I can effectively and aggressively present your case to a judge and jury.

Nationally Recognized Advocate

In addition to my private practice, I also provide legal analysis for numerous print and broadcast journalism outlets. I have provided commentary on a wide range of topics and covered several high-profile national and international cases. A sampling of my journalism portfolio includes:

  • The New York Times
  • New York Post
  • Wall Street Journal
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • People magazine
  • CNN
  • Fox News
  • Good Morning America
Super Lawyers

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Aggressive, Reputable Criminal Defense Attorney

At the Redwood City Law Offices of Dean Johnson, I provide extensive criminal defense representation. I understand the fear and stress that accompany criminal charges. I provide aggressive defense for all charges from general misdemeanors to homicide.

With 30 years' experience as a lawyer, I understand the justice system from both sides. I have handled more than 100 jury trials. As a leading authority on criminal defense, I have also built a reputation for bringing my clients' cases to a successful resolution.

My extensive criminal law background also includes strategic analysis for print and broadcast journalism. I have provided insights into several high-profile cases and can be seen regularly on national news programs.

Free Consultation

If you are looking for the best possible criminal defense representation, please call my law firm. I offer aggressive advocacy and unique strategic analysis. I can be reached at 888-351-3815 for a free consultation, or you can send me an e-mail.

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Redwood City, CA 94063-1569

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