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

Minnesota
United States District Court, District of Minnesota
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin.  

Professional Associations

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