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Edward Johnson III

Founding Attorney – Edward Johnson and Associates P.C.

Serving the people of Riverside and Chicago, Illinois, Edward Johnson handles a variety of legal issues, including criminal defense, homicide, weapons, theft, drug charges, DUI, expungement, civil forfeiture, personal injury, and motor vehicle accidents. As the founder of Edward Johnson and Associates P.C., he has been named in Illinois as one of the Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under 40 and one of the 10 Best Under 40 in the state by the American Institute of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star in Criminal Defense, SuperLawyers.com, 2016 – 2018
  • Best 10 Under 40 – Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2015 – present
  • Clients’ Choice Badge in Criminal Defense, AVVO.com, 2014 – present
  • Clients’ Choice Badge in DUI, AVVO.com, 2014 – present
  • “Top 10” Criminal Defense Lawyer under 40 in Illinois, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2014-present

Scholarly Lectures

  • Defending DUI and Related Cases, E-book
  • Defending DUI and Related Cases 2014 Edition (2 Vols.), 2014
  • Attacking and Defending Drunk Driving Tests, James Publishing Publication, 2013
  • Relentless Criminal Cross-Examination, James Publishing publication, 2012
  • Appeals To The Illinois Supreme And Appellate Courts, Illinois State Bar Association, 1994
  • Ethics, Ethical Pitfalls for New Lawyers, 2013
  • ISBA General MCLE, ISBA Basic Skills- For Newly Admitted Attorneys: Full Seminar, 2013
  • DUI, Sentencing Considerations and Options in Impaired Driving Cases, 2013
  • Civil Practice and Procedure, Civil Practice and Procedure Update – 2013: Full Seminar, 2014
  • Criminal Law, Criminal Law Update: Full Package, 2014Illinois Criminal Records: Expungement and Other Relief, Expungement, 2014
  • Trial Techniques (Spring), Fred Lane’s ISBA Trial Technique Institute, 2014
  • Trial Techniques (Fall), Fred Lane’s ISBA Trial Technique Institute, 2014
  • DUI – Illinois Secretary of State Administrative Hearings, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2014
  • Discovery Methods in Criminal Cases, The Art of War, 2014

Professional & Education

  • Illinois, 2013
  • Colorado, 2013
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, 2013 – Present
  • Member, Cook County Bar Association, 2013 – Present
  • Member, DuPage County Bar Association, 2013 – Present
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association, 2013 – Present
  • Member, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2014 – Present

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Pilsen Office

1945 S. Halsted St
Suite 309
Chicago, IL 60608

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53 W Jackson Blvd
Suite 1629
Chicago, IL 60604

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9009 Thomas Ave
Bridgeview, IL 60455

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3060 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

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