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Christopher Thomas DeMatteo

also known as Christopher DeMatteo, Chris DeMatteo

About me

I was born and raised in and around New Haven, Connecticut. I earned my bachelor's degree from Boston College and my juris doctor from Marquette. After working as an associate attorney for Jazlowiecki  & Jazlowiecki in Bristol, I opened my own office in New Haven in December 2012. 




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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 20%
  2. Juvenile: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Appeals: 20%
  5. Criminal Defense: 20%



Hourly ($200-300/hour), contingent (33%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • James O Ruane

    I have been practicing criminal law in Connecticut since 1998 and I am now the President of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. I endorse and recommend this attorney for their criminal defense skills. Attorney DeMatteo is a member in good standing of our organization and well known for his zealous representation of clients in criminal matters.


    James Ruane DUI & DWI Attorney
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  • Alexandra Gonzalez-Waddington

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    Alexandra Gonzalez-Waddington Military Law Attorney
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Contact info

DeMatteo Law, LLC

129 Church St., Suite 400
P.O. Box 147
New Haven, CT, 06501


WIGood Standing201003/27/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2015
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Featured LawyerLawyer Central.com2014
Rated AttorneyLead Counsel2014
Certificate of AppreciationNational Institute for Trial Advocacy2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney and PrincipalDeMatteo Legal Solutions2012 - Present
AssociateJazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki2011 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Haven County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Tichenor v. WardenStill pending.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Boston College Law SchoolN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2006

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