For 30 years, Mark C. Johnson has defended people charged with serious felonies in the state and federal courts of Colorado. He has acted as defense counsel in more than 130 felony jury trials, defending clients charged with every class of felony including murder, assault, and fraud.
Prior to entering private practice, Johnson spent 13 years as a trial lawyer with the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office. As a private lawyer, he regularly defends clients charged in federal court with complex cases including fraud and narcotics conspiracies.
Johnson continues to represent defendants facing assault and homicide charges in state court and has taken on some of the highest-profile cases in Colorado. In 2003 Johnson was a member of the defense team that represented Kobe Bryant.