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Personal Injury Attorneys

Who care about you.

At Johnston Law Offices P.C., that statement is more than just words. It is our philosophy. 

When you choose us to represent you in a personal injury or wrongful death claim, you become part of our family.

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Illinois and Missouri Personal Injury Lawyers

Dedicated Law Firm For The Injured And The Accused.

For over 33 years, Johnston Law Offices P.C., has served people throughout central and southern Illinois and Missouri in personal injury and criminal defense cases. When you choose our law firm to handle a car accident or other injury case, or to defend them against drunk driving or other charges, we will work hard to meet their needs and get results.

In injury cases, we have a proven record, with millions of dollars of compensation obtained for clients in settlements, verdicts and awards over the years. In criminal defense cases, we have the skills to make sure your rights are protected.

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Recovering Damages For Injured Victims In Illinois and Missouri

In cases involving serious injury, we are known as one of the most prominent personal injury and wrongful death law firms in both Illinois and Missouri. While we mainly focus on representing clients in the Madison County area injured in car accidents, truck accidents and other motor vehicle
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Defending Against
Criminal Charges

Our criminal defense attorneys focus on DUI/DWI and other traffic violations. However, we are also skilled at handling felony crimes, including drug offenses, theft, forgery and assault. We work hard to minimize the consequences as much as possible and fight for your rights.

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Testimonials

Had the misfortune of being involved with two accidents within a year and a half and couldnt have asked for a better place to be represented by. Patrick was a super individual and the ladies in the office were so kind and personable. I would never go to another attorney around the area. Johnston Law Office is the best!

Jordan Roe

Johnston Law helped me with my Workers Compensation case. They made a normally bad experience a very good one. I was overwhelmed trying to handle the case by myself so I turned to Ben and he handled everything. All I had to do was recover. Its nice to know that if I need a lawyers services in the future I know where to go!!!! Thanks again for your help.

1977langlitz

Patrick Johnston was my lawyer after my car accident. He always took the time to talk to me when I had questions. He didn’t make me wait days for an answer. He made sure I was informed and updated about my case.

Tammy Stewart

Johnston Law Office , helped me with my Workers Compensation Case, I fell at work and did not know what to do, Ben took my case and relieved a lot of stress off of me. I was able to just think of my recovery and let Ben take care of everything else.I would recommend Johnston Law Office and would use them again if needed.

Darlene Robbs

I have had the pleasure of knowing Patrick Johnson . Since my very first car accident in 2004. Since then I have been in several more accidents, As always, Patrick has been there to help me. I would and have recommend him to all my family and friends. He is the only lawyer I use now! If you ever need or want a great and professional lawyer. Patrick Johnson is the only one to choose!! He’ll do his very best for you as well.

Tyler Rushing

Patrick and his staff are very caring and professional people. They put their client’s first. Patrick represented us for a personal injury case and it was a complex case. He was very patient, he was by our side every time we needed him. It felt like we were his only client (even though we knew he had many others). He never complained or seemed bothered by the questions we had. I would recommend him to anyone who needs a competent, caring, experienced, and professional attorney. We will forever be thankful for him and his staff’s help through our case.

Paul Schmaeng

I was rear ended while stopping for pedestrians to cross the street in downtown Springfield, IL. I called Patrick’s office and he came right to the house to hear about my case. He was extremely nice and explained everything in terms I could understand. He always got back to me when I had questions. He worked fast and if I am ever in need of an attorney Patrick is who I’ll call first.

Debra Mings

Patrick represented me in a work related injury/Work Comp case. He worked with me for four years to make sure I was taken care of and not taken advantage of. He knew exactly what to do. Patrick was professional, plus, he took a very personal interest in helping me with this case. I was permanently disabled due to my work related injury. Patrick worked diligently with my best interest in mind as settling this case will affect the rest of my life.
I would definitely recommend Patrick and his staff, they are professional, personal and will take care of your legal needs.

Todd Fallin

Patrick did a wonderful job for my husband and daughters accidents. He always goes above and beyond for his clients and got us what we need. With Patrick as your attorney you can never go wrong. To quote the commercial “I love my attorney”.

Geri Kraus

Patrick Johnston is one of the most compassionate, understanding, and professional attorneys I have ever met. During my recovery time after a serious car accident, Mr. Johnston came to my home to see if I needed anything. You will never see this type of heart felt compassion from any other attorney.

Patrick takes his time in explaining the legal process to you. He wants to make sure that you know your rights as a citizen and he does everything out of the kindness of his heart.

Charlena Battles

Mr.Stephens was great! He paid close attention to all my needs and was very patient and understanding. Always showing compassion. He explained everything in detail as it was to happen. I can’t say thanks enough.

tiwona harris

We have used this law firm for several legal matters, and every time the level of service and responsiveness has been top-notch! I would not hesitate to call on them again. Ben has been incredibly helpful and very professional. I am definitely glad to have them in our corner!

Rob Royse

I had a great experience using Patrick Johnston as my attorney. Thank you for being a great role model for our society. You taught me a great life lesson and you listen to my issues and provided me advice. I will take that advice with me throughout the next years and succeed in the areas I needed help with. I recommend anyone that has legal problems to your office. Your team needs to be recognize for their accomplishments.

kayla eddy

Talk about an amazing lawyer . Straight to the point , didn’t lie to me tell me exactly the truth of the issues I had at hand . I highly recommend him for criminal and traffic violations .. thanks Patrick for everything you’ve done and kept your word on ..
Thanks, Gary

Gary Layton

Being from out of state and having a car accident in Illinois, it was peace of mind knowing that Ben Stephens was on my case and represented me. I am very pleased with the outcome of my case. Thank you Attorney Stephens and Johnston Law Offices for your assistance with my case!

CRIS CAREY

I have exclusively worked with Ben Stephens in this law firm and have used his expertise and advice in almost all of my cases. He has a great reputation and does everything that he can to reach good results. I highly recommend this law firm for traffic and or other cases

Nami Sharifzadeh

Patrick Johnston and his staff have been nothing but supportive to myself and our family. In the recent loss of my husband Patrick was there offering to help my daughters and I in any way he could. I felt very comfortable talking to him, and he never made me feel like my questions or worries were not important to him. He helped my daughter with handling an unfortunate car accident that resulted in her being injured He came to our home if necessary to meet with her. Patrick kept us informed throughput the process of her case. He is the type of lawyer you want on your side. Patrick always has the best interests of his clients in mind and strives to do whatever he can to achieve a positive outcome. I am very thankful that I have a lawyer I can trust and who is very knowledgeable in a number of areas of law. Patrick truly cares about his clients and their needs. I will not hesitate to call on him again. I highly recommended Patrick Johnston and his law firm.

Sheila Severs

Patric and his team were very caring and professional in dealing with my car accident. Patric is a very personable man and went above and beyond to get things settled.

Irina Kichigina

Ben was very responsive and knowledgeable! I would highly recommend.

Phillis Hall

Amazing! Very helpful and kind. Patrick did an amazing job on my accident case. Absolutely recommend him for any case!

Kimberly Dabney

They did great in helping my husband get the money he deserved when we got hit by someone else

Desiree Dunn

Patrick & the staff were very knowledgeable and caring! I would highly recommend them!

Tina Misegades

Patrick is a no-nonsense, straight shooting, hard working lawyer that took care of me when I was hit by an uninsured motorist. I met with him once and then received monthly phone calls with updates and had a check in hand in 8 months! I never had to go to court a single time. Highly recommend!

Jeff Shank

Excellent law firm. They did everything in their power to get me the maximum. And we’re friendly towards me

Leah Mayfield-Nash

Patrick was very polite and helpful. If you need a lawyer i would deff recommend this law firm. I was hit by a semi and he made sure i was taken care of in the end.

william bone

Patrick Johnston was great to work with. Professional, honest, prompt, and informative. Would recommend to everyone. Friends and family included.

Brad Keenan

I met Patrick in 2000 after a family tragedy. He was there for me mentally emotionally spiritually throughout this dark time for my family. He was dedicated to me and my family during a trying time in my life. I have never met someone as genuine committed and loyal during difficult times in my life.
He made sure that I understood the legal process easily from paperwork to legal proceedings. He took the time to explain everything I needed to know. He’s more than just an attorney to me in my life. Over the years I can still pick up the phone and he and his office are still there to assist me in anything I need. To have that kind of relationship is something my family and I will always cherish.

Bratton Love

Absolutely love them Was amazing thank you so for your amazing help in my case

Brittany Phillips

My sister and I was involved in a bad auto accident in September of 2020. Months later I was stuck with the aftermath and no idea on how to proceed with my legal needs. Patrick took the ignition and courage to meet with us at the comfort of my home without hesitation. That day forward Patrick and this team helped me re-gain hope and a sense of comfort that I had lost in September 2020. After being referred to Patrick, Johnston Law Office from one of my moms lLyft passengers was the best blessing in disguise to happen to my sister and I. Johnston Law Offices will forever be recommended legal team. Thank you all.

Ah’Monie Claxton

Everyone at Johnston Law is extremely helpful. They really care and want to help in every way they can. I had a great experience with them, and recommend them to anyone needing help!

Lauren Weschke

Amazing Attorney, I couldn’t of asked for a better, more understanding Lawyer. Thank You Patrick.

Kellie Covington

He has helped me and my family. He did us good we love him

Angela Davis

Johnston Law Offices recently handled my case. They thoroughly explained the entire process and answered all of my questions along the way. I am happy that I chose them to represent me.

H C

Patrick and Jacob are both very helpful and super nice. Would absolutely recommend. They are helping me through one of the worst things that has happened in my life and they are incredible.

Kelsey Jones

I have personally use Patrick Johnston for several different thing and hands down he is the best lawyer I have ever dealt with i considered the Johnson law firm part of my family now

Robin Rushing

I had a case that Johnston Law helped me with. They really care and want to help in every way they can. They answered any and every question I had. I had a great experience with them, and recommend them to anyone needing help!

Fernando Vega

Everyone at Johnston Law Offices has always been extremely helpful and considerate. They have truly been there for me in times of need & I couldn’t be happier with the outcomes and my representation!!

Taylor Byron

The attorneys here are not only kind and friendly but work diligently on your case to get the best outcome. I wouldn’t recommend anywhere else.

Mark Williams Jr

Let’s face it, rarely is it a pleasure to have to deal with a law firm, but our association with Attorney Ben Stephens with Johnston Law Offices, P.C. was a welcome exception. Attorney Stephens and the staff were responsive, patient, explanatory, professional and most importantly, resoundingly victorious. Thank you Attorney Stephens, we are eternally grateful for you and your team.

TheNlberg1

I highly recommend Patrick Johnston for personal injury recovery. I was injured while riding an electric scooter in Missouri (I’m from California) and needed a personal injury attorney. I googled and found Patrick Johnston, gave him a call and glad I did. Patrick and his wonderful staff, took care of everything, dealing with the insurance companies during my recovery. Everything went smooth and Patrick negotiated a settlement that worked in my favor. I’m very satisfied with Patrick and he will definitely fight for you…thank you again to Patrick and your terrific staff….Cheryl M.

aliyah r

Litterally the best experience with a lawyer! Jacob is kind, non-judgemental, and quick! Couldn’t recommend his office any more!

Megan Indelicato

Very convenient spoke on the phone once texted twice and all done didn’t have to go to court definitely recommend

Jeffrey Hatcher

The Johnstons are very hard-working and super dedicated to their clients. Highly recommend!

Logan Brammeier

Ben Stephens is an excellent attorney. He knows his stuff, is very diligent with his work, and is successful at getting the job done. Would recommend him to anyone looking for superb representation

Joshua White

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John Thebeau

Ben was the best attorney I have had. He was thorough and patient and negotiated a very good deal for me. I highly recommend him.

Craig Iberg

Ben and his team are right on top and I would highly recommend him and his staff atJohnston Law Offices for any of your legal counseling needs.

Mike Williamson

Ben Stephens was very kind each and every time I met or spoke to him. I highly recommend him. The folks here are courteous and professional. Ben, thank you! I’m very grateful for your help.

Janice Hunter

Johnston Law Office were a pleasure to work with. They were efficient and pleasant.

Ramona Hawthorne

I highly recommend Patrick Johnston for personal injury recovery. I was injured while riding an electric scooter in Missouri (I’m from California) and needed a personal injury attorney. I googled and found Patrick Johnston, gave him a call and glad I did. Patrick and his wonderful staff, took care of everything, dealing with the insurance companies during my recovery. Everything went smooth and Patrick negotiated a settlement that worked in my favor. I’m very satisfied with Patrick and he will definitely fight for you…thank you again to Patrick and your terrific staff….Cheryl M.

aliyah r

Let’s face it, rarely is it a pleasure to have to deal with a law firm, but our association with Attorney Ben Stephens with Johnston Law Offices, P.C. was a welcome exception. Attorney Stephens and the staff were responsive, patient, explanatory, professional and most importantly, resoundingly victorious. Thank you Attorney Stephens, we are eternally grateful for you and your team.

TheNlberg1

Been to Patrick for 3 separate traffic violations. All were handled in an extremely timely and professional manner. Patrick took each violation to court FOR me so I never even had to appear, but still recieved the minimum fines for each violation, even getting out of one of the fines completely! Always keeps you up to date with your case, and lets you know exactly what you need to do in the most friendly of manners. Overall a great experience every time!

Harrison Gorden

We have been in need of the services of Johnson Law Office several times with our kids being of driving age. Each instance was handled quickly, professionally. and afford ably. Patrick and Ben are both great to talk to for advice and I highly recommend them.

Mark Bradley

I was rear ended while stopping for pedestrians to cross the street in downtown Springfield, IL. I called Patrick’s office and he came right to the house to hear about my case. He was extremely nice and explained everything in terms I could understand. He always got back to me when I had questions. He worked fast and if I am ever in need of an attorney Patrick is who I’ll call first.

Debra Mings

Patrick did a wonderful job for my husband and daughters accidents. He always goes above and beyond for his clients and got us what we need. With Patrick as your attorney you can never go wrong. To quote the commercial “I love my attorney”.

Geri Kraus

I went to Patrick to get help with a traffic ticket and was blown away by the outstanding service. Patrick was very professional and made sure I was kept up to date with what was going on. Patrick worked very quickly and had my problem resolved within a week. I would definitely come back if I ever needed help again and I would highly recommend him to anyone that might need legal help.

Adam Litterst

I have gone to Patrick for 4 different traffic violations and I will always go back to him if I have anymore because he handles them in a timely manner, always returns my phone calls within the day, and is very easy to talk to. He is very professional and helps me as much as he can. He always keeps me up to date with my case. I will always recommend him to anyone who needs an attorney.

Alex Smith

I have had the pleasure of knowing Patrick Johnson . Since my very first car accident in 2004. Since then I have been in several more accidents, As always, Patrick has been there to help me. I would and have recommend him to all my family and friends. He is the only lawyer I use now! If you ever need or want a great and professional lawyer. Patrick Johnson is the only one to choose!! He’ll do his very best for you as well.

Tyler Rushing

Patrick is a no-nonsense, straight shooting, hard working lawyer that took care of me when I was hit by an uninsured motorist. I met with him once and then received monthly phone calls with updates and had a check in hand in 8 months! I never had to go to court a single time. Highly recommend!

Jeff Shank

Patrick and his staff are very caring and professional people. They put their client’s first. Patrick represented us for a personal injury case and it was a complex case. He was very patient, he was by our side every time we needed him. It felt like we were his only client (even though we knew he had many others). He never complained or seemed bothered by the questions we had. I would recommend him to anyone who needs a competent, caring, experienced, and professional attorney. We will forever be thankful for him and his staff’s help through our case.

Paul Schmaeng

I had a great experience using Patrick Johnston as my attorney. Thank you for being a great role model for our society. You taught me a great life lesson and you listen to my issues and provided me advice. I will take that advice with me throughout the next years and succeed in the areas I needed help with. I recommend anyone that has legal problems to your office. Your team needs to be recognize for their accomplishments.

kayla eddy

Patrick Johnston and his staff have been nothing but supportive to myself and our family. In the recent loss of my husband Patrick was there offering to help my daughters and I in any way he could. I felt very comfortable talking to him, and he never made me feel like my questions or worries were not important to him. He helped my daughter with handling an unfortunate car accident that resulted in her being injured He came to our home if necessary to meet with her. Patrick kept us informed throughput the process of her case. He is the type of lawyer you want on your side. Patrick always has the best interests of his clients in mind and strives to do whatever he can to achieve a positive outcome. I am very thankful that I have a lawyer I can trust and who is very knowledgeable in a number of areas of law. Patrick truly cares about his clients and their needs. I will not hesitate to call on him again. I highly recommended Patrick Johnston and his law firm.

Sheila Severs

My sister and I was involved in a bad auto accident in September of 2020. Months later I was stuck with the aftermath and no idea on how to proceed with my legal needs. Patrick took the ignition and courage to meet with us at the comfort of my home without hesitation. That day forward Patrick and this team helped me re-gain hope and a sense of comfort that I had lost in September 2020. After being referred to Patrick, Johnston Law Office from one of my moms lLyft passengers was the best blessing in disguise to happen to my sister and I. Johnston Law Offices will forever be recommended legal team. Thank you all.

Ah’Monie Claxton

Patrick and Jacob are both very helpful and super nice. Would absolutely recommend. They are helping me through one of the worst things that has happened in my life and they are incredible.

Kelsey Jones

I had a case that Johnston Law helped me with. They really care and want to help in every way they can. They answered any and every question I had. I had a great experience with them, and recommend them to anyone needing help!

Fernando Vega

I met Patrick in 2000 after a family tragedy. He was there for me mentally emotionally spiritually throughout this dark time for my family. He was dedicated to me and my family during a trying time in my life. I have never met someone as genuine committed and loyal during difficult times in my life.
He made sure that I understood the legal process easily from paperwork to legal proceedings. He took the time to explain everything I needed to know. He’s more than just an attorney to me in my life. Over the years I can still pick up the phone and he and his office are still there to assist me in anything I need. To have that kind of relationship is something my family and I will always cherish

Bratton Love

Patrick and Ben are excellent attorneys, they have helped me out of a couple of jams over the past few years. I would absolutely recommend these guys for any case related to an Auto Accidents, DUI or Traffic Violations.

Brandy S.

Over the past three years, Patrick Johnston has been a valuable legal resource to my family and I…. friendly service and great communication each step along the way has taken a lot of stress away from the legal process. I would highly recommend Patrick for any of your legal needs!

Tim R.

I was injured and unable to come into the office. Patrick came to my home and explained everything about the process to me. Patrick and his staff took care of everything. I never had to speak with any adjusters or medical providers. I was treated more like a friend than a case number. I would highly recommend Patrick and Johnston Law Office.

Eric C.

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We are people-friendly attorneys who have built a record of success simply by working hard and providing personal attention to
the needs of our clients. When you contact us, you will get an answer to your questions and an appointment if you want to
discuss your case in detail. We will never turn someone away who is genuinely interested in our legal services.

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