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Sean C Chapman

Practice areas:

White Collar Crime, Criminal Defense, Federal Crime, Violent Crime

About Me

 


Sean Chapman has been an attorney in Arizona since 1988.  He has received numerous awards and accolades from his peers for his skills as a trial attorney.  He is an "AV" rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell.


 


Sean has been interviewed as a legal expert on many high profile cases by local television and newspapers.  Many of the cases he has tried have been reported on in the national press, including on CNN and in the New York Times.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Violent Crime: 25%
  2. Federal Crime: 25%
  3. Criminal Defense: 25%
  4. White Collar Crime: 25%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Dina M Dieglio

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Chapman fights for his clients. Reliable and professional.

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    Dina Dieglio DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Sean. 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

Contact Info

Law Offices of Sean Chapman PC

100 N Stone Ave Ste 701
Tucson, AZ, 85701-1539

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 198802/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
National Prosecutor of the YearFederal Law Enforcement Officers Association2004
Outstanding Prosecution of Corruption in U.S. goverenmentOffice of Inspector General2002
Certificate of Appreciation/Drug Enforcement as prosecutorDrug Enforcement Administration2002
Director's Award for Superior Performance as ProsecutorUnited States Department of Justice2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Sean C. Chapman PC2004 - Present
Assistant U.S. AttorneyUnited States Attorney's Office For the District of Arizona1997 - 2004
AssociateChandler, Tullar, Udall and Redhair1995 - 1997
Felony Trial AttorneyPima County Public Defender's Office1990 - 1994
AssociateJennings Strouss & Salmon, PLC1988 - 1990

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
The National Association of Distinguished CounselNation's Top Attorneys2015 - Present
The National Trial LawyersTop 1002015 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2004 - Present
Arizona Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
United States v. IsaacsNot Guilty
United States v. CorbettHung Jury/Case Dismissed
United States v. CoombsNot Guilty

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Arizona Law ReviewBatson v. Kentucky: A Significant Step Toward Eliminating Discrimination In The Jury Selection Process1987

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of ArizonaHistoryBS - Bachelor of Science1980

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Guest PanelistFederal Discovery Panel2008
Guest LecturerHow a Defense Attorney Analyzes a Federal Case2008
Guest LecturerVictims Rights and Witness Advocacy in the Federal Courts2007
Guest LecturerVictims Rights and Witness Advocacy in the Federal Courts2006
SpeakerFederal Criminal Practice2005
Guest LecturerFederal Death Penalty Proceedings2005
SpeakerFederal Sentencing Guidelines2003
"Federal Sentencing: How 'Bout Dem Guidelines?"Federal Sentencing Guidelines2003
SpeakerFederal Criminal Procedure Seminar2001