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Ms. Jorie K. Johnson

Ms. Jorie K. Johnson

The Law Office of Jorie K. Johnson
  • Criminal Law
  • Illinois
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Summary

I am an attorney licensed in Illinois and take cases in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Kendall and other Chicago metropolitan area counties. I focus my practice on criminal records law (i.e., expungement, sealing and clemency) and would be happy to talk to you about your legal needs in this area!

Practice Area
  • Criminal Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Criminal Records Law (Expungement, Sealing and Clemency)
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Professional Experience
Attorney
The Law Office of Jorie K. Johnson
- Current
Volunteer Attorney
Cabrini Green Legal Aid
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- Determining if individuals are eligible for expungement and/or sealing of criminal records pursuant to Illinois Criminal Identification Act (20 ILCS 2630/5 et seq.) - Assisting eligible individuals in filling out and filing pro se expungement and/or sealing petitions, as well as applicable court notices. - When necessary, advising individuals of requirements for petitioning Governor for executive clemency. - Currently representing multiple clients on Petitions for Executive Clemency. This includes drafting the aforementioned petitions, as well as representing clients before the Prisoner Review Board. - Conducting general criminal and criminal records client intakes and presenting recommendations to panel as to whether case should be accepted.
711 Licensed Law Clerk
Office of the State's Attorney - Cook County Illinois, Criminal Prosecution Bureau, Felony Trials Division
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- Provided daily trial call assistance to three (3) Assistant State's Attorneys, including but not limited to presenting facts to sitting judge, as stipulated to during guilty plea negotiations, argued Motions to Suppress Evidence and/or Quash Arrest, participated in 402 conferences with judge, and participated in felony bench trials. - Prepared daily trial call before court session, updated docket during court session using Books and Cards system, prepared daily disposition worksheet and supporting documentation for Wing Supervisor after court session. - Conducted legal research and wrote supporting memoranda for variety of felony offenses. - Reviewed Chicago Police Department Video Evidence DVDs for key admissions by defendant(s).
Judicial Extern
Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois - 4th Municipal District
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- Researched civil and criminal law issues for nineteen (19) associate and full-time judges. - Wrote legal memoranda on various issues, including statutory analysis, sentencing recommendations, and procedural issues. - Engaged in discussions with judges regarding a full range of legal issues to aid in the resolution of legal disputes. - Attended motion hearings, trials, sentencing hearings, and status calls. - Reviewed case files and drafted preliminary opinions.
Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. / Law
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Professional Associations
West Suburban Bar Association
Member
- Current
Women's Criminal Defense Bar Association
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Illinois State Bar Association
Member
- Current
Chicago Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Contact & Map
The Law Office of Jorie K. Johnson
3015 East New York Street
Suite A2-178
Aurora, IL 60504
USA
Telephone: (847) 922-8683
Fax: (630) 499-9635