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Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving Illinois Communities

Have you been arrested and charged for an alleged crime? If so, you are going to need a strong line of defense so that you can reduce your chances of being convicted. At Johnson Law Group, our skilled criminal defense attorneys provide high-quality legal representation to individuals in various communities throughout the state of Illinois.

In addition to Decatur, some of these communities include the following:

Because our criminal defense lawyers have more than five decades of combined experience, they are fully equipped to handle even the most complex of criminal cases. We have experience handling cases that involve charges for serious felonies, such as murder and sex crimes. We handle cases that involve controlled substances, such as DUI offenses and drug crimes, as well as many other types of criminal offenses. Whether you have already been charged or your case is only in the pre-file investigation stage, our goal is to provide you with aggressive legal advocacy each step of the way and to help you do everything possible to avoid conviction.

Crime Data for the State of Illinois

In the state of Illinois, the chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime are 1 in 233. For property crimes, the chances of becoming a victim are 1 in 37. In 2011, there were a total of 401,272 reported crimes in the state, which consisted of 55,247 violent crimes and 346,025 property crimes. When looking at the crime rate (the number of annual crimes per 1,000 residents), Illinois had a total rate of 31.18. This is a combination of the state's violent crime rate of 4.29 and its property crime rate of 26.89.

Our legal team includes former prosecutors and police officers, so they have additional insight into how the criminal justice system works. We make sure that our attorneys are highly accessible to our clients, and we provide strong legal support throughout each case we handle, from start to finish.

Contact Johnson Law Group to learn how we can help you challenge your criminal charges! Our law firm offers free case evaluations, which means you can have one of our knowledgeable lawyers review your case at absolutely no cost.


  • Avvo Clients Choice 2018
  • Douglass Avvo
  • Top 100
  • Who's Who
  • 10 best criminal attorneys
  • 40 under 40
  • AVVO Rating
  • BBB
  • 10 Best law firms
  • National DUI Defense College
  • ABA
  • The Association
  • American Association for Justice

Why to Trust Your Case With Us:

  • Over 100 years of combined experience in Criminal Law.

  • Our attorneys have won numerous awards and distinctions.

  • Customized results-driven case strategies.

  • Passionate legal representation, inside and outside of court.