About La Follette Johnson

For over 50 years, La Follette, Johnson, DeHaas, Fesler & Ames has been a preeminent defense law firm specializing in all aspects of civil litigation. Founded by John T. La Follette and Daren T. Johnson, the Firm began practice in Los Angeles in 1965. Since its inception, the Firm has grown with offices now throughout the State of California. The Firm’s lawyers have consistently been recognized by their peers and the industry as among the most experienced, trusted and finest trial lawyers in the state.

Our lawyers try, arbitrate and mediate more lawsuits than any other law firm in California.

Litigation Excellence


For over 50 years, LJDFA is the foremost, time-tested civil litigation firm in CA. We exclusively represent individuals and businesses sued in civil actions for monetary damages and other remedies. When faced with claims for substantial damages, our clients trust our successful track record and are confident that we will be there to represent them today and tomorrow.

Trial Experience

When the stakes are high, you deserve the representation only a courtroom-experienced trial lawyer can provide. The trial attorneys of La Follette Johnson have earned their reputation for excellence in the hard-fought trenches of trial. Our senior shareholders are among the most experienced trial attorneys in the country and this experience provides you with the credible representation you need.


We have litigated cases against the finest attorneys in the state of California. We have tried cases against all of the leading plaintiffs’ attorneys in the State of California. When you choose to be represented by La Follette Johnson, opposing counsel will know that he or she is in for a tough, but fair, battle. This reputation saves our clients costs and avoids unnecessary delays in resolution.

Statewide Reach

With offices in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Northern California, the Inland Empire and San Diego, La Follette Johnson is the one-stop resource to respond to your claims in California – with uniform rates and centralized billing to maximize cost efficiency.

American Board of Trial Advocates
Super Lawyers


701 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 600
Glendale, California 91203-9877
Phone: (213) 426-3600
Fax: (213) 426-3650

2677 North Main Street, 9th Floor
Santa Ana, California 92705-6632
Phone: (714) 558-7008
Fax: (714) 972-0379

655 University Avenue, Suite 119
Sacramento, CA 95825-6746
Phone: (916) 563-3100
Fax: (916) 565-3704

501 West Broadway, Suite 1075
San Diego, California 92101-3546
Phone: (619) 719-4700
Fax: (619) 719-4701