Mankato Criminal Defense Attorney Calvin P. Johnson began his law firm on May 12, 1980, three days after he was sworn in as an attorney in the State of Minnesota.
Calvin is the former Chief Public Defender of the Fifth Judicial District, comprising 15 counties in Southern Minnesota. He started the first full-time public defender office in out-state Minnesota. He is a member of the Minnesota Bar Association and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Calvin specializes in criminal defense. He is a strong advocate for the accused.
Calvin has worked extensively with the judges and prosecutors throughout southern Minnesota. His relationships enable open communication and forthrightness in his negotiations.
He has handled murder, criminal sexual conduct, theft, embezzlement, drug cases, DWI/DUI's, welfare fraud, computer fraud, white collar crime, motor vehicle forfeitures, license plate forfeiture, and practically every kind of criminal case imaginable. Calvin has successfully defended against unlawful search and seizure, and arrests. He has prevented the state from using unlawfully obtained evidence, including the results of alcohol concentration tests.
Calvin ensures that his clients understand their case. Calvin's clients feel safe and secure,as he enables them to fully understand the legal system. He will explain all available options, allowing his clients to take responsibility for the direction of their case. He strongly urges his clients to consider all of the ramifications of his/her actions and decisions.
Calvin is a strong proponent of freedom of choice in health care, and worked for 6 years on the famous milk-farmer case, succesfully defending against fraud and practicing medicine without a license.
When confidentiality matters most, people come to the Calvin P. Johnson Law Firm, LLC, defending your rights since 1980. Calvin Johnson wants you to know you are in control of your case, and you are not alone in fighting legal charges.