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John Paul Chitwood

John Paul Chitwood

also known as John P. Chitwood

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Child Abuse, Divorce & Separation, Landlord & Tenant

About Me

When I'm not in court or helping clients, I love to read and brew beer.  

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    8 years
  2. Child Abuse: 25%
    6 years
  3. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    7 years
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 5%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-200/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse John. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    John is a great lawyer. He's a skilled attorney. His talent and passion for the work is matched by the amount of care he shows for his clients.

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    Nicole Kubista
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Chitwood & Davey, PLLC

821 Raymond Avenue
Suite 260
St Paul, MN, 55114

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MNAuthorized to practice200704/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
CALI Award- Misdemeanor ClinicCALI2006
CALI Award- Public International LawCALI2005

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Judicial Law Clerk, Hon. David Ten Eyck & Hon. John LeitnerState of Minnesota, Judicial Branch2008 - 2009
Law ClerkSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services2007 - 2007
Business AnalystThomson West1999 - 2007

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Minnesota State Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionN/A2011 - Present
Volunteer Lawyers NetworkPro bono attorney2010 - Present
Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A2009 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. NFAcquitted
State v. LBAcquitted by jury
State v. JLDismissed at start of trial

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
William Mitchell Journal of Law and PracticeFounding Editor2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of Wisconsin, MadisonHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1999