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Helping clients in FORT COLLINS and throughout Northern Colorado

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David Johnson

Times are stressful. Dealing with the COVID-19 virus has forced us to radically change our lifestyle. Now, facing a new criminal charge takes that stress up a notch higher. It’s time to take a deep breath and get centered, not reacting out of fear, but being proactive in the defense of your case. What you need is clarity and direction so you can make the best decisions for you and your family

We’re here to help. My name is David H. Johnson, and I’m an experienced attorney with 35 years of experience serving clients in northern Colorado. As a criminal defense lawyer who works tirelessly to protect my clients’ rights, I understand you need answers and solutions. Whether it’s negotiating a plea agreement or taking your case to trial, let me be your advocate...

What makes our relationship different from other attorneys? Take a couple of minutes to hear about how I can help you in your difficult situation.

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

As a criminal defense attorney in Fort Collins, I’m well acquainted with all kinds of criminal cases and the defense strategies lawyers...
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Drug Related Offenses

The use, possession, selling, or manufacturing of controlled substances is considered a serious crime in Fort Collins, Colorado...
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DUI? DWAI Offenses

To validate an arrest, an officer needs to have probable cause to think you committed a criminal act. For drinking and driving charges..
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Criminal Law Process

The criminal justice system can be complex. Most cases take several weeks or months to conclude. After your arrest...
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White Collar Crimes

The lines between legality and illegality in white collar crime cases are often very narrow. White collar crime cases are often...
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Personal Injury

One of the most common reasons people seek an attorney is for personal injuries after a car accident...
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How We Work Together

Getting started is easy.

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Together, We Prepare Your Case

We will work together from start to finish and develop the best possible plan.

Reach The Best Possible Outcome

We will find the best solution for you and set you up for success after the case.

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Latest News & Articles

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How Does Colorado Law Define and Penalize Drug Trafficking?
Colorado's stringent laws on drug trafficking are aimed at curbing the illegal drug trade, a serious issue impacting communities across the state. As a leading drug offense law firm in Fort Collins, we're committed to providing clear insights into how these laws define and penalize drug trafficking. Understanding Drug Trafficking in Colorado In Colorado, drug […]
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How to Challenge a DUI Charge in Fort Collins
Being charged with a DUI can be a challenging and stressful experience. Understanding how to navigate the legal system and challenge your DUI charge is crucial. At Liggett, Johnson & Goodman, we specialize in providing comprehensive legal support to those facing DUI charges. This guide is designed to help you understand the process and prepare […]
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8 Things to Know About Probation Violations in Colorado
If you’ve been charged with a probation violation in Colorado, know a loved one who has been charged, or want to avoid a probation violation, this article is for you. The United States has one of the largest correctional populations in the world. Probation allows individuals who are convicted of a crime to remain in the community
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Denver Allows Pot in Bars – What Does it Mean for You?

You have probably heard about Denver allowing pot in bars. Colorado has a long history of being one of the most marijuana-friendly states in the union. Medical marijuana was approved under Amendment 20 in 2000. Then, in 2012, recreational pot use was legalized by the passage of Amendment 64. Now, Denver has said that bars and […]

Fort Collins DUI Facts and Tips

If you ever come face-to-face with a law enforcement officer accusing you of drunk driving, you’ll need to know a few facts to help navigate the encounter. You should also be familiar with the statistics around this crime and how to protect yourself from false charges and other punishments you didn’t deserve. Here are 10 […]

Understanding the rights of Colorado drivers during DUI traffic stops

Often, people in Fort Collins, and all across Colorado, partake in the occasional libation. While this is not generally a problem for those who are of age, it can cause issues for drivers. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, over 26,000 people throughout the state are arrested each year for DUI. Not all of […]

Exploring the inaccuracies of eyewitness identification procedures

Although eyewitness testimony and identification is allowed as admissible evidence in a Colorado court of law, numerous studies show that it is often unpredictable and inaccurate. Statistics from the Innocence Project show that eyewitness misidentification plays a significant role in the wrongful incrimination of innocent people. The non-profit organization aided in the release of 325 people from […]

Can an invalid stop lead to criminal charges? SCOTUS to decide

The Supreme Court of the United States, or SCOTUS, is scheduled to hear a case addressing whether or not criminal charges can stand if the stop that led to the charges is found to be invalid. The case that will be heard this fall comes out of North Carolina. It involves a man who was […]

Strict Colorado domestic violence law has wide-ranging penalties

Prosecutors in Colorado treat accusations of domestic violence seriously. Even a charge can affect contact with children, pending custody determinations in a family court setting and possession of firearms used for hunting. The legal definition of domestic violence is the “act or threatened act of violence upon a person with whom the actor is or has been […]

Obama Set to Expand Clemency for Drug Offenses

Last year, Attorney General Eric Holder made news with an announcement that he had directed federal prosecutors to take steps to avoid charging certain drug crime suspects under provisions that would lead to long mandatory minimum sentences in the event of a conviction. This directive, which was aimed to help first-time drug offenders without ties to organized […]

Colorado sees an uptick in heroin use

Heroin use in Colorado, which for many years was on the decline in the state and across the nation, is once again regaining popularity in the Centennial State, according to recent statistics. According to the most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health, about 5.1 percent of Colorado’s population abused painkillers in 2012. This […]

Colorado changing its Ignition Interlock Laws

Many states have mandatory ignition interlock laws. They require individuals who lose their driver’s license because of an alcohol offense to install an interlock before reinstating their privilege to drive. The interlock device requires the motorist to provide a breath sample before the vehicle will start. Then, while driving the driver is randomly required to give additional breath […]

Colorado Law Enforcement conducts annual DUI campaign this Labor Day Weekend

The annual DUI campaign is happening again this Labor Day weekend (2016). In an effort to reduce drunk driving on our streets and highways, Colorado officers are participating in the Heat Is On Program through September 2 nd. A similar initiative was observed last year. According to the Journal-Advocate, the 2012 program resulted in over 1,400 […]


Contact A Fort Collins Attorney That Cares

Thank you for your interest and considering for using David H. Johnson, Attorney at Law, for your legal representation needs. I encourage you to reach out to me with any questions you may have. As an attorney that cares, I want to see all of our clients’ lives move beyond the temporary pain of legal action.

If you'd like to schedule a free consultation, please give me a call using the contact information below. I look forward to helping you.

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(970) 404-8884
(970) 404-8884
Helping clients in FORT COLLINS and throughout Northern Colorado.
419 Canyon Avenue #226
Fort Collins, CO 80521
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