Dane Johnson, of Johnson, Johnson & Baer Earns American Chemical Society – Chemistry and the Law Division’s Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation
Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 11, 2016 – Dane Johnson, Board Certified attorney and partner at Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C., has become a certified ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer Scientist.
Mr. Johnson completed a rigorous training program that included countless hours in the classroom and hands on training in a chemical laboratory. The training included courses in Forensic Chromatography, Forensic Drug Analysis and Forensic Principles of Driving Under the Influence of both drugs and alcohol. There are only 38 lawyers in the world that have earned the designation of “Lawyer-Scientist.”
Dane Johnson, a native Texan, has devoted his professional life to assisting citizens who have been charged with DWI offenses in and around the Houston area. Mr. Johnson earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston in 1994 and finished law school in just two and one half years from the University of Houston Law Center in 1996. After graduating, Mr. Johnson started his career with the Galveston County District Attorney’s office where he quickly worked his way up to the role of chief prosecutor. While at the District Attorney’s Office, he handled more jury trials than anyone else in the office and honed his trial skills.
In 2004, Mr. Johnson became one of the youngest lawyers in Texas to become Board Certified in Criminal Law. Soon after, he opened a criminal defense firm that has a focus on defending people who have been charged with DWI offenses. Since opening his law practice, Mr. Johnson has tried more than 200 jury trials to verdict, the majority of which have been DWI trials.
Mr. Johnson is one of the founders of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the American Chemical Society, the National College for DUI Defense, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the State Bar of Texas—Criminal Law, the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, and the Houston Bar Association—Criminal Section.
Mr. Johnson has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer, and he has been selected as one of Houston’s Top DWI/DUI Lawyers, and as one of Houston’s Top Criminal Lawyers. Mr. Johnson is also frequently sought out by news organizations when they need an expert on DWI defense.
Mr. Johnson recognizes that knowledge is power and that understanding the science that the government uses in DWI cases is vital to defending citizens that are accused of crimes. Without the knowledge, experience and expertise in Forensic Chromatography and Forensic Drug Analysis, it would be impossible to competently defend those citizens facing these serious allegations. Mr. Johnson understands the science involved in DWI/DUI cases and uses his knowledge to protect the rights of his clients.
Dane Johnson is a name partner at Johnson, Johnson, & Baer, P.C. in Houston, Texas. He and his colleagues defend people facing DWI, DUI, and other alcohol related charges throughout Texas. For media opportunities or to discuss representation, call 713-222-0400 now or visit our website.