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Christopher Thomas DeMatteo

Christopher Thomas DeMatteo

also known as Christopher DeMatteo, Chris DeMatteo

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Appeals, Litigation, Juvenile, Probate

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

Licensed since 2010

  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

11 total 

  • Judd S Nemiro

    This lawyer is known for his aggressive representation. I endorse this lawyer.


    Judd Nemiro Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Joseph Robert Kennedy

    I was a classmate of Chris in law school, had common classes, and even worked together on some projects. I can say that in addition to a keen legal mind, he has a real passion for criminal defense. If you find yourself with a legal issue, I would highly recommend contacting Attorney DeMatteo for assistance.


    Joseph Kennedy Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

DeMatteo Law, LLC

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



WIGood Standing201003/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

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 CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2006

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