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Lauren Kelly Johnson

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Phone: (949) 679-7745
Fax: (949) 679-7795

900 Roosevelt
Irvine, California 92620

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Lauren K Johnson is a criminal defense and juvenile law attorney with an unconventional approach and a specialized practice. Orange County criminal defense attorney Lauren K Johnson zealously represents clients facing Misdemeanor and Felony Adult and Juvenile Criminal Charges. Ms. Johnson also handles post-conviction matters including Appeals and Expungement.

Orange County attorney Lauren K Johnson also specializes in representation of parents and families in Juvenile Dependency (Welfare and Institutions Code Section 300) / Child Protective Services ("CPS") cases. Passionate about keeping families together, Orange County juvenile dependency attorney Lauren K Johnson aggressively fights CPS agencies to get children home with their families. Ms. Johnson also represents Juvenile Dependency clients on Appeal, before various Court of Appeal in the State of California.

In 2011, Orange County criminal defense and juvenile dependency Attorney Lauren K Johnson was awarded the Paul Bell Fellowship through Appellate Defenders, Inc. for her work championing the rights of parents in Juvenile Dependency Appeals. Orange County CPS attorney Lauren K Johnson is an aggressive parent's rights attorney who is frequently called upon by other Criminal Defense Attorneys to provide assistance and counsel in Child Abuse cases.

Criminal defense and juvenile dependency attorney Lauren K Johnson realizes that ANYONE can be arrested and accused of a crime and will never judge you or your family member for it. She will fight each and every charge, fully aware that the consequences of a case can forever change her client's life. Some convictions carry life-time requirements, result in the loss of employment, can lead to deportation, or result in separation from a client's family.

In each and every case, Orange County criminal defense and juvenile dependency attorney Lauren K Johnson spends time explaining the risks so you understand them and fighting for the best possible outcome the individual client. As a criminal defense and juvenile dependency attorney, Lauren K Johnson takes a big-picture approach, always aware that being accused of a crime is a life-changing event that must be taken very seriously.

As a criminal defense and juvenile dependency attorney, Ms. Johnson has never worked for a prosecuting agency or law enforcement because she has always fought on the side of regular and good people, a David battling the Goliath of the State with its endless resources. Her results are outstanding.

Orange County criminal defense and juvenile dependency attorney Lauren K Johnson strives to keep clients' costs low, utilizing cost-effective procedures and accepting payment plans. Ms. Johnson offers flexible office hours. Your Orange County criminal defense and juvenile dependency attorney Lauren K Johnson can be reached by phone most hours, seven days a week.

Call us at 949-679-7745 or contact us online for your initial consultation with Orange County Criminal defense and juvenile dependency attorney Lauren K Johnson.

Education

J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2003
Awarded Archie A. Gorfinkle Award for Most Outstanding Graduate Entering the Field of Criminal Defense.
Chair, National Lawyers Guild Cardozo Chapter 2001-2003
Chair, Public Interest Law Student Association 2001-2003
Womens Law Student Association 2001-2003

B.A. Sociology, Pitzer College

Gerry Spence’s Western Trial Advocacy Institute , 2007

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

California, 2003
District of Columbia , 2009

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

South Orange County Bar Association
Member Since: 2010
Vice President

Appellate Defenders, Inc.
Member Since: 2009
Dependency Panel

Orange County Jewish Bar Association
Member Since: 2010
Member of the Social Committee and Member of the Nominating Committee

National Legal Aid and Defender Association
Member Since: 2004

California Appellate Defense Counsel
Member Since: 2010

California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Member Since: 2004

Orange County Bar Association
Member Since: 2004

Orange County Women Lawyers Association
Member Since: 2009

Legal Aid Society of Orange County Lawyer Referral Network
Member Since: 2009

Orange County Quasi-Indigent Panel
Member Since: 2010