Dane Johnson is a native Texan who has spent his entire life in the great state of Texas. Dane attended the University of Texas in Austin before receiving his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston in 1994. While most students take three years to complete law school, Dane excelled at the University of Houston Law Center and graduated early, becoming one of the school’s youngest graduates in 1996.
Dane was hired by the Galveston County District Attorney’s office where he quickly became a chief prosecutor in County Court at Law No. One. With over 40 jury trials in his first 2 years as a prosecutor, Dane was revered as a rising star in the office. He was responsible for the training and development of new assistant prosecutors joining the office.
In 1999, Dane won an extremely difficult case against two prestigious criminal defense lawyers from Houston. Due to his unmatched trial skills, the criminal defense firm was deeply impressed and quickly hired Dane away from the prosecutor’s office. After joining the firm, Dane handled most of the DWI and juvenile DUI cases. Through trials, seminars, and continuing education classes, Dane has sharpened his DWI defense skills. Dane’s experience in Texas DWI laws is surpassed only by his passion for keeping innocent people out of jail.
In 2004, Dane Johnson became one of the youngest lawyers to become Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and decided to open his own practice. Dane has litigated over 100 jury trials at this point in his career.
Additionally, Dane is a recognized member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA), the State Bar of Texas – Criminal Law, the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (HCCLA), and the Houston Bar Association – Criminal Section.
Dane Johnson has been selected by Houston’s H-Texas Magazine (2009-2014) as one of Houston’s Top DWI Lawyers and as one of Houston’s Top Criminal Lawyers. In addition, Dane is frequently contacted by news organizations for his views on current DWI-related issues.
While Dane has handled almost every type of criminal case, he is dedicated to defending those accused and upholding the Constitutions of the United States and Texas for all of the firm’s clients.