La Follette, Johnson, DeHaas, Fesler & Ames proudly celebrated its 50th year as a preeminent defense trial law firm, specializing in the legal representation of the medical and insurance industries in 2015. 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.

LaFollette Johnson 50th Anniversary


LaFollette Johnson is the foremost, time-tested civil litigation firm in California. 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 arc 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 LaFollette 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.


Clients benefit from our longstanding relationships with the public and private judiciaries throughout 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 LaFollette 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, Orange County, Northern California, the Inland Empire and San Diego, LaFollette Johnson is the one-stop resource to respond to your claims in California - with uniform rates and centralized billing to maximize cost efficiency.

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