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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 

  • Kevin Murray Smith

    Chris is a zealous advocate and tireless worker on his clients' behalf. He thoroughly explores all options available to his clients, and is unafraid to take an unorthodox approach when it best serves his clients' needs.


    Kevin Smith Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Ashley Marie Wilson

    While attending law school with Chris, I was able to observe his talent inside and outside the classroom. Chris is a remarkable attorney and overall person. He is smart, dedicated, and caring. I would recommend Chris for any legal matter and I am confident he will zealously represent the best interests of his Clients.


    Ashley Wilson Contracts & Agreements 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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