Ellis Johnston III



Jodi D. Thorp


FAX: 619.243.7386 

Clarke & Rice, apc: 2015, 2016 U.S. News & World Report, “Best Law Firms” Metro San Diego,

Criminal Defense White Collar and Non-White Collar – Tier 1 Ranking

Speedy Rice


email: info@cjtrlaw.com

Judy Clarke


 “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 35 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, who works around the world on international law projects, brings a unique set of skills in plaintiff and prisoner litigation, and international human rights.