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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

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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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Can You Legally Grow Marijuana at Home in Fort Collins?
Understanding Colorado's Marijuana Laws Colorado has been at the forefront of marijuana legalization in the United States, allowing both medical and recreational use. However, this does not mean that the cultivation of marijuana is without regulations. It is crucial to understand state laws as well as specific local ordinances in Fort Collins to ensure compliance […]
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Can You Get a DUI While Biking in Fort Collins?
In Colorado, DUI (Driving Under the Influence) laws primarily apply to motor vehicles. However, bicycles are considered vehicles under state law. This means that biking while intoxicated can lead to legal consequences similar to those for driving a car. Colorado law prohibits operating any vehicle, including bicycles, while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. […]
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What Are the Steps to Obtain a Protective Order in Colorado?
Understanding Protective Orders Protective orders, also known as restraining orders, are legal directives issued by a court to protect individuals from abuse, harassment, or threats. In Colorado, these orders are designed to provide immediate and long-term protection for those who fear for their safety. Understanding the types of protective orders available is the first step. […]
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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 […]

Colorado Enacts THC Driving Law

In 2012, Colorado voters passed Amendment 64. This Amendment grants the right to use recreational marijuana in the state. As a result, it is now legal to possess up to one ounce of marijuana and consume marijuana in a non-public setting. The Colorado legislature spent part of the 2013 session creating laws on how to legally purchase […]

Defending theft crimes – a look beyond the legal system

Theft crimes often have a mental health connection. Studies have shown that addictive/compulsive behaviors like those present in substance abuse cases are often seen in those who compulsively commit theft crimes such as shoplifting. For others, there may be some traumatic event that contributes to the urge to steal. Recognizing that theft is not just […]

Legalization of Colorado Marijuana

The 2012 election will go down in history. Not only will it be remembered for the close race between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney, it will stand out as the year two states – Colorado and Washington – passed initiatives to “decriminalize” the possession of small amounts of recreational marijuana. In 2006, a […]

Colorado Law Enforcement Crackdown on Drunk Driving

State and local law enforcement agencies across Colorado are joining forces this summer for a statewide drunk driving crackdown known as “100 Days of Heat.” The intensified DUI enforcement campaign occurs each year between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the time of year when alcohol-related accidents tend to occur with greater frequency in Colorado. To […]

Colorado Legislature Will Reconsider THC Limits for Drivers

As the Colorado legislature returns to session in 2012, it appears lawmakers will reconsider once again the issue of a THC per se law, similar to the alcohol per se law already in place. Last year a bill was considered that would have made it a crime for a person with 5 or more nanograms […]


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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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