Attorney Peter Johnson is in charge of the firm's DUI defense.
Mr. Johnson is a member of the National College of DUI Defense
(NCDD); the California DUI Lawyers Association (CDLA); the California
State Bar, and currently serves as President
of the Criminal Section of the Contra Costa County Bar.
Mr. Johnson has attended well over a 100 hours of DUI specific
training provided by renowned experts in the field throughout
the country. Mr. Johnson has met with the top scientists in
the field and the top representatives from manufacturers of
Breath Testing Equipment to discuss issues related to DUI defense.
And, he has completed the NHTSA/IACP DWI Detection/Standardized
Field Sobriety Testing Course. (Same course taken by law enforcement).
He has conducted informational seminars covering the subject
of DUI laws and has appeared on community television programming
for the purpose of educating the public regarding DUI laws.
Mr. Johnson has an excellent trial record and has established
a solid reputation for aggressive and winning DUI defense.
Mr. Johnson has been called a “REAL LAWYER”
following a trial before a renowned United States District Court
Judge from the Northern District of California and is said to
have “SHOOK THE FOUNDATION” of
a local police department by a Magistrate Judge following a
trial before him in the U.S. District Court, Northern District
Peter Johnson graduated from St. Mary's College and then became
a graduate of Golden
Gate University, School of Law, in 1992.
He opened his practice immediately in Pittsburg, California
and has been practicing there since 1993.
Mr. Johnson currently serves President
of the Criminal Law Section as well as a member of the Labor
Law Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association. He has
an excellent win rate in Drunk Driving cases. He is a member
of the National College of DUI Defense and the California DUI
Lawyers Association, and has attended prestigious conferences
throughout the country dealing with issues related to DUI defense,
Criminal Defense, Employment Law and Civil Rights.
is a passionate defender of parents' rights and has practiced
dependency and juvenile law for over 15 years. She received
her Bachelor of Arts Degree at Chico
State University and is
a graduate of Golden
Gate University, School of Law, 1993.
In September 2010, Carin presented oral argument in the California
First District Court of Appeal, involving a case where the
dependency court denied her client reunification services.
Carin fought hard for the mother, and won
a rare REVERSAL, of the lower court's ruling.
Another one of Carin's cases made
national headlines in 2003 with the infamous "spitball
case" where an overzealous DA prosecuted an eighth grader
for shooting spitballs in the hallway at school. Carin was
featured on Greta Van Sustren, "On the Record" and
the Bill O'Reilly show, "The O'Reilly Factor."
is a member of the Contra
Costa County Bar Association, and
has taught a class on juvenile dependency law. She has also
presented with a panel of attorneys at the MCLE Spectacular
regarding Juvenile Law and Criminal Law issues on sex abuse
cases, was a presenting speaker in Cross Over issues in Domestic
Violence Cases, and has attended numerous conferences, including
Child Abuse Defense Conference.