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Christopher Michael Eskew

also known as Chris Eskew

About me

Chris was born and raised in Indianapolis, IN. He graduated from
Southport High School, DePauw University and Indiana University School
of Law - Indianapolis.

His legal practice focuses mainly on criminal defense, family law and
personal injury matters. He has represented clients in all criminal
courts ranging from misdemeanor to major felony charges.

Chris is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the
Indianapolis Bar Association. Chris is admitted to practice law in the
State of Indiana and United States District Courts for the Northern and
Southern Districts of Indiana.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    9 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 7%
    9 years, 400 cases
  3. Family: 1%
    8 years
  4. Divorce: 1%
    8 years
  5. Bankruptcy: 1%
    2 years



Hourly ($175-400/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

18 total 

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  • Kevin Michael Potts

    I have had the pleasure of working with Chris on a criminal law matter as a deputy prosecutor. He has a vast knowledge of the law and is a zealous advocate for his clients. I would highly recommend Chris to anyone seeking counsel on criminal law matters.


    Kevin Potts Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Nathan Adam Hacker

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Nathan Hacker Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

1 N. Meridian St
Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN, 46204-3252


INActive In Good Standing200601/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top DUI Attorneys in IndianaNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerEskew Law LLC2011 - Present
PartnerThe Law Office of Eskew & Bailey LLP2010 - 2011
AttorneyMarion County Public Defender Agency2007 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseN/A2015 - Present
NORMLN/A2014 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLifetime Member2011 - Present
Indianapolis Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. S.B.Not Guilty - Jury Trial
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Publication nameTitleDate
Criminal Law BlogEskew Law Blog2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawNational Criminal Defense CollegeNational Criminal Defense College2011
Indiana University School of Law, IndianapolisLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
DePauw UniversityComputer ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000