Gary V. Johnson
Mr. Johnson represents clients in criminal cases throughout Illinois in state and federal court. He has successfully represented clients in some of Illinois ' highest profile and most complex cases. He has been certified by the Illinois Supreme Court to handle death penalty litigation. Mr. Johnson has been a frequent speaker for professional associations and at seminars, including the Kane County Bar Association, Cook County Public Defender, People's Law School and local schools and organizations. Mr. Johnson served as the elected Kane County State 's Attorney from December 1988 to December 1992, before returning to private practice, and has occasionally been appointed as a special prosecutor.
Mr. Johnson's clients have included elected officials, police officers, lawyers, judges and school officials. Other clients have included persons charged with capital and complex financial offenses, as well as DUIs, sex offenses and various other felonies.
JD 1978 with honors, Drake University (Order of the Coif)
BA 1975, Illinois Wesleyan University
1978 Illinois; 1978 U.S. Dis.t Ct. (N. Dist., Illinois, General Bar, Trial Bar); 1980 U.S. Ct. App. (7th Cir.).
Mr. Johnson's clients have included elected and appointed officials, lawyers, dentists, teachers, priests and judges. In addition, Mr. Johnson has represented prosecutors and police officers. Mr. Johnson has experience in capital cases, complex financial cases, narcotics cases and state and federal conspiracy cases. Additionally, Mr. Johnson handles about 200 DUI cases every year.
NACDL; ABA; ISBA (Criminal Justice Section Council); Illinois Attorneys for Criminal Justice; Kane County Bar Association (Criminal Practice Committee); DuPage County Bar Association.
Mr. Johnson is on the Board of Fermilab Friends for Science Education. He and Mr. Camic have also managed or consulted on several successful local political campaigns.
Camic Johnson Law evolved from a firm started in 1987. The firm has extensive criminal trial experience involving capital murder cases, high-profile cases, white collar defense and environmental crimes. The firm's criminal trial partners Mr. Camic and Mr. Johnson as well as Of Counsel member Mr. Bloom have all been listed in Law and Leading attorneys in Illinois. The firm is a Martindale Hubble AV Rated firm.