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Dean E Johnson - Redwood City, CA

600 Allerton StreetSuite 202 Redwood City, CA 94063- 1569

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Updated: 04/11/2022

Redwood City Criminal Law Lawyer


Dean Johnson is a trial lawyer who focuses on criminal defense. His practice is devoted to providing aggressive, effective state-of-the-art representation to people who are facing the extraordinary stresses that accompany criminal litigation. Mr. Johnson has represented people from all walks of life throughout Northern California in both State and Federal court...

About Dean E Johnson

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)
  • Drug Violations
  • Federal
  • Felonies
  • Grand Jury Proceedings
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Misdemeanor
  • Parole & Probation
  • RICO Act
  • Sex Offenses
  • Criminal - White Collar


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1983

Other Affiliations

  • San Mateo County Bar Association (State Convention Delegate, 2010 - Present)

Past Positions

  • Office of the District Attorney San Mateo County, Deputy District Attorney, 1983 - 1998
  • Arnold & Porter, Associate, 1980 - 1981


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York, 1980
    Honors: Root-Tilden Fellow
    Law Review: Annual Survey of American Law, Article Editor, 1978 - 1979
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1972
    Honors: National Merit Scholar
    Major: Mathematics and Philosophy
  • Columbia University, New York, New York, 1977
    M.A. M. Phil.
    Honors: University Fellow, National Science Foundation Fellow
    Major: Political Science


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Office Information


600 Allerton StreetSuite 202 Redwood City, CA 94063- 1569


  • 650-216-7355

Office Hours

8:00 AM 5:00 PM Monday through Friday


Other Sources of Feedback About Dean E. Johnson

Included on the 2023 Northern California list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Northern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Dean E. Johnson on Super Lawyers


  • Selected to Super Lawyers, 2011 - 2015, 2019 - 2021
  • Top Attorney, San Francisco Magazine, 2011 - 2014

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