Law Offices of Johnson and Buh 
                                                The DUI Law Firm

Ken Johnson

CHIEF PUBLIC DEFENDER

DeKalb County Public Defender    2000-2007

Appointed as Chief Public Defender to represent indigent Defendants and Juveniles within the judicial system. Managed attorneys, investigator, staff and office while maintaining a full time trial call that included death penalty, murder cases, aggravated felonies, DUIs and misdemeanors. Supervised all levels of office representation.

 

CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LITIGATION ATTORNEY

Schirott & Luetkehans, P.C.    1996-2000

Represented both governmental entities and private clients. Prepared and presented constitutional and legislative amendments for the Senate President, Minority Leader, Illinois House of Representatives and Illinois State Senate. Represented Office’s of United State’s Congressmen and the United States Speaker of the House. Tried, negotiated, and settled numerous civil and criminal cases.

 

CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LITIGATION ATTORNEY

DuPage County Public Defender's Office    1993-1996

Successfully tried multiple count class X attempted murder case with an insanity defense.  Tried numerous felony and misdemeanor jury trials.  Tried over one hundred hearings and bench trials. Exclusively managed and operated the Civil Division of the DuPage County Public Defender's Office, which included all mental health, paternity, and non-support cases.

 

CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LITIGATION ATTORNEY

Kevin P. Bolger and Associates    1992-1993 

Tried, prepared, negotiated, and settled personal injury, medical malpractice, workman's compensation, criminal and appellate cases.  Deposed and participated in several civil depositions. 

 

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR

Cook County Public Defender’s Office    1987-1992

Investigated from the ground up, every type of misdemeanor, felony, post conviction and appellate case.  Conducted street interviews. Photographed crime scenes and injuries. Served thousands of subpoenas on individuals and organizations. Worked all suburban and Chicagoland neighborhoods and court districts. Testified in court in murder, felony and misdemeanor cases.

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Law Offices of Johnson & Buh
2740 Columbus Street
Ottawa, IL 61350


815-888-4155