David E. Camic
Mr. Camic represents clients in criminal trials, including felonies and misdemeanors in Illinois and New York state and federal courts. Mr. Camic's practice includes extensive experience in both bench and jury trials. In fact, he holds the record for one of the shortest jury acquittals in Illinois in seven minutes. In addition, Mr. Camic has represented many clients in both state and federal appeals. Mr. Camic has been a frequent speaker at seminars for professional associations including the Kane County Bar Association, the Peoples Law School , and local schools and organizations.
Mr. Camic has taught Criminal Law at Aurora University and has previously taught Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at Elgin Community College. In addition, he has taught police officers, state's attorneys and public defenders the laws of DUI in Illinois.
Mr. Camic was the Chairman of the Criminal Justice Section of the Illinois State Bar Association and was Treasurer of the Illinois Attorneys for Criminal Justice. Mr. Camic chaired the Kane County Bar Association Criminal Practice committee from 1991 through 2003, and is still a member of that committee. He presently serves on the Association's Board of Directors.
Mr. Camic has been accepted as a member of the National College of DUI defense.
Mr. Camic's clients have included elected and appointed officials, lawyers, dentists, teachers, priests and judges. In addition, Mr. Camic has represented prosecutors and police officers. Mr. Camic has experience in capital cases, complex financial cases, narcotics cases and state and federal conspiracy cases. Additionally, Mr. Camic handles about 200 DUI cases every year.
Illinois 1987, Federal Bar 1987, Federal Trial Bar 1990, New York 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, North and Central District Illinois 1996.
NACDL, ABA , ISBA (Criminal Justice Section Council - past Secretary and Chair), Illinois Attorneys for Criminal Justice (past Treasurer), Kane County Bar Association (past Chair - Criminal Practice 1991 through 2003, Executive Board member 2005 - present), DuPage Bar Association.
Mr. Camic has been active in the Peoples Law School and high school trial competitions. He and Mr. Johnson have also managed or consulted on several successful local political campaigns.
Camic Johnson Law evolved from a firm started in 1987. The firm's criminal trial partners, Mr. Camic and Mr. Johnson have all been listed as Leading Attorneys in Illinois . The firm is a Martindale Hubble AV-Rated firm. This means that the firm's attorneys have reached the height of excellence and are recognized by their peers for the highest level of skill and integrity. Mr. Camic and Mr. Johnson are also individually rated as AV lawyers.