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Charles E. Chamberlain

Charles E. Chamberlain Jr.

also known as Chip Chamberlain

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Litigation, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Charles Chamberlain

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    34 years
  2. Litigation: 15%
    29 years
  3. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 10%
    24 years

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Callista A. Gloss

    I have had the opportunity of working with Mr. Chamberlain and highly recommend him. He is one of the most knowledgeable and hard-working criminal defense attorneys in the area.


    Callista Gloss Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Gerald R. Lykins

    Chip is one of the best criminal attorneys in Grand Rapids. I would recommend Chip and his firm to anyone looking to hire an attorney in a criminal defense matter.


    Gerald Lykins DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

940 Trust Building
40 Pearl Street, N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503-3032


MIActive And In Good Standing198103/27/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law198103/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFarr & Oosterhouse PC1987 - 1996
Assistant United States AttorneyU.S. Department of Justice1983 - 1987
Law ClerkU.S. District Court1981 - 1983

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Criminal Defense Attorneys of MichiganN/A1992 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1992 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationN/A1983 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1981 - Present
Grand Rapids Bar AssociationN/A1981 - Present
Virginia State BarN/A1981 - Present
State Bar of MichiganN/A1981 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William & Mary Law SchoolN/AN/A1981
Duke UniversityN/AN/A1976