Attorney Profiles at Johnson, Johnson & Bear P.C.
Dane Johnson is a native Texan who has spent is 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 forty jury trials in his first two 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 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, most of which are jury trials.
Additionally, Dane is a recognized member of the National College for DUI Defense, 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.
To schedule an appointment with Board Certified Criminal Attorney Dane Johnson, call (713) 222-0400.
Leslie Johnson is a native Houstonian who graduated from Cy-Fair High School. Afterwards, she attended Baylor University and, through diligence and hard work, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Economics from the University of St. Thomas here in Houston, Texas. Driven by her passion to be a lawyer, Leslie continued her studies at South Texas College of Law and graduated in 1997.
Upon graduating from South Texas College of Law, Leslie was hired by Michael Fleming at the Harris County Attorney’s office. Knowing that she was an incredible talent and asset to the office, Leslie was the youngest lawyer to be hired directly from law school into the trial division of the Harris County Attorney’s office. While in the trial bureau, Leslie gained plenty of trial experience defending public officials.
After observing Leslie’s outstanding trial skills, a litigation firm hired her away from the Harris County Attorney’s office. Leslie developed a deep passion for criminal defense and went to work at a criminal defense law firm before founding the Johnson, Johnson, & Baer law firm with Dane and Alan.
Today, Leslie Johnson utilizes her extensive background specifically to defend people charged with DWI and other alcohol related offenses. She is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, State Bar of Texas – Criminal Law Section, and Houston Bar Association – Criminal Law Division. Additionally, she is certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to perform the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and to this day continues to stay up to date through legal education seminars on intoxication, field sobriety tests, and breath test machines.
Leslie Johnson is recognized and respected among local attorneys in Texas for her results defending DWI cases. Johnson has been recognized by H-Texas Magazine (2009-2014) as one of Houston’s Top Criminal Defense and DWI Lawyers. To schedule an appointment with her, call Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. at (713) 222-0400 or (877) THE-DWI-FIRM.
Alan Baer is a South Florida transplant that came to Houston to pursue his legal education. After graduating from law school in Houston, Texas over 20 years ago, Alan decided to stay in Houston to practice law. He is married and has three children and one grandchild.
Alan Baer has over 20 years of criminal defense experience and has handled just about every type of case. However, over the past few years, Alan has focused his legal practice almost exclusively on DWI cases. Alan has been an integral part of the law firm and has many responsibilities. Alan worked for a prestigious Houston criminal defense firm before deciding to open his own practice. Alan has been honored by H-Texas Magazine as one of Houston’s Top DWI Lawyers (2009-2014).
Alan is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, State Bar of Texas – Criminal Law Section, and Houston Bar Association – Criminal Law Division. Alan never stops learning and attends continuing education to stay at the top in his legal profession. If you or someone you know has been arrested for DWI, call Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. at (713) 222-0400 or (877) THE-DWI-FIRM to schedule a free consultation.