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St. Joseph, Michigan Criminal Defense Attorneys

For over 45 years, the Peter J. Johnson Law Office, PLLC has been fighting prosecutors and helping clients across the greater Southwest Michigan area in criminal proceedings. We deliver honest, aggressive, and supremely competent defenses for a wide range of offenses, including:

Our attorneys also expertly handle a variety of other criminal offenses including but not limited to homicide, disorderly persons, manslaughter, kidnapping, embezzlement, destruction of property, resisting and obstructing, neglect and abuse, aiding and abetting, attempts, assaults, and arson. No matter the crime, we will listen to your side of the story and help you get the treatment you deserve.

The Peter J. Johnson Law Office is staffed by talented, experienced, and results-driven professionals who will fight for your rights and guarantee that you aren’t mistreated. A Michigan criminal attorney is your best shot at a fair trial ending in an outcome that’s best for you – not for the prosecution!

If you are thinking about hiring a criminal defense attorney, then Peter J. Johnson wants to hear from you. Contact us today at (269) 982-1100 or at for your free consultation at our office, conveniently located across the street from the Berrien County Courthouse in Saint Joseph, Michigan.

The Peter J. Johnson Law Office also represents clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody, and child support and with probate/estate administration matters. For more information about this segment of our practice, please visit

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