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James H. Waller

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Bloomington, Illinois

James H. Waller has been with Johnson Law Group since 2006.  Mr. Waller is an aggressive and experienced trial attorney, and has substantial experience with appeals, expungements, and pardons. Specifically, Mr. Waller's work for DUI clients has helped redefine DUI defense in Central Illinois.  James has handled many high-profile cases for the firm, from shootings to major Class X drug-trafficking cases.  Whether you need a quick resolution to your criminal case under the best possible terms, or an aggressive, knock-down, drag-out jury trial, James Waller will provide you with top-shelf representation and personal attention.

James earned his Bachelor's in Computer Science in 2000 and worked for tech startups here in the Midwest, helping to create and build companies like 321 Studios and Lashback. As these companies became pioneers in wider Intellectual Property and cyberlaw issues, James was attracted to the practice of law and its intersection with technology. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of law (early) in December 2006 and has been with Johnson Law Group since. As online technology has become inherent to every aspect of our lives, so has James's study and practice of it grown to include Criminal Defense, Family Law, Civil Litigation, Trademark and Copyright licensing, etc. James is licensed in the State of Illinois and the Central District of Illinois. James is a father of two, is also a successful game designer and producer of mobile Apps and family games.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law - State
  • Criminal Law - Federal
  • Criminal Law - Appeals
  • Pardons, Sealing, and Expungement
  • Family Law
  • Cyberlaw

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Urbana, Illinois
    • J.D.
  • Millikin University
    • B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Multiple County and Local Bar Associations