About La Follette Johnson

Over 50 Years Experience

For over 50 years, LaFollette, 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.

American Board of Trial Advocates
Best Law Firms
Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers
American Inns of Court


With more than 50 years of experience, La Follette Johnson is the foremost, time-tested civil litigation firm in California.

Trial Experience

When the stakes are high, you deserve the representation only a courtroom-experienced trial lawyer can provide.


Clients benefit from our longstanding relationships with the public and private judiciaries throughout the State of California.

Statewide reach

With offices in Los Angeles, 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.

Excellence In Litigation

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Complex/Multi-district Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Elder Abuse
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • General Tort Litigation
  • Healthcare Law
  • Healthcare Organization Peer Review
  • Hospital and Medical Liability
  • Insurance Law
  • Medical Board Representation
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Agency
  • Transportation Law
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Glendale, CA

(213) 426-3600

Santa Ana, CA

(714) 558-7008

Sacramento, CA

(916) 563-3100

San Diego, CA