WHO WE ARE
Our firm brings experience, skill, tenacity
and compassion to every case
Clarke, Johnston, Thorp & Rice brings over 90 years of combined experience to its cases – in criminal defense, civil litigation and international law. Judy Clarke, well known nationally for her work in high profile capital cases, brings over 45 years of federal trial and appellate experience to the firm, including defending professionals and others accused of white collar offenses. Ellis Johnston and Jodi Thorp are both highly skilled, tenacious trial and appellate lawyers with impressive wins in very challenging criminal cases in state and federal courts. Speedy Rice works and teaches around the world on international human rights and anti-corruption law projects, bringing a unique set of skills to plaintiff and human rights issues and litigation with over 35 years of experience.