John Chitwood has practiced in 9 of Minnesota’s 10 judicial districts and in 20 Minnesota counties. As an attorney, he brings effective, high-quality, affordable legal services within reach of those who need them, but frequently find such services financially out of reach.
John focuses his law practice on criminal defense; family law matters such as divorce, custody, and child support; and juvenile protection matters such as termination of parental rights..
Education, honors & awards
Undergrad: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Law School: William Mitchell College of Law
CALI Award: Misdemeanor Clinic, 2006
Public International Law, 2004
Admitted to Practice
United States District Court, District of Minnesota
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin.
Minnesota State Bar, 2007-Present
Ramsey County Bar Association, 2011-Present
Crow Wing County Bar Association, 2008-Present
Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2013-Present