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    Chantal Jean-Baptiste

    Attorney At Law

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    Chantal Jean-Baptiste

    Experienced Trial Attorney

    Criminal Defense       Civil Practice

Attorney At Law

Chantal Jean-Baptiste

Our firm provides quality legal services in Washington, D.C. and New York.

We handle all types of criminal cases — from felony drug, gun, theft, and assault charges, to general misdemeanor crimes, to DUIs, to appellate cases. We diligently fight for the rights of the accused and achieve a high degree of success in court. We also handle personal injury and other civil matters, and are determined to recover the highest awards, or achieve the best settlements, for our clients.


Expert Criminal Defense Practice

Effective Personal Injury and General Civil Practice

Appeals and Litigation

Private Investigation




Call today for a consultation with a lawyer and let us assess your legal needs. Our low consulting fee is waived if you retain our services.


Attorney Profile

Chantal has been a practicing attorney for two nearly two decades. She began her career at a national law firm and worked on complex litigation matters, including oil and gas litigation cases. She later opened her own practice with a commitment to provide exceptional legal representation to the most vulnerable — those who are facing criminal prosecution, or who are injured by the actions of others. Chantal has handled over a thousand cases, has had countless bench and jury trials, and has a high success rate in court. She takes pride in fighting for her clients.

Chantal earned her bachelor's degree in Political Science from Queens College, graduating summa cum laude. She graduated from Howard University School of Law with honors in 1999.

Chantal is licensed to practice in New York and Washington, D.C.


Expert Criminal Defense Practice

We are your criminal defense experts. We have specialized in criminal defense for many years, and there is no criminal case that is too big or too small. We have successfully handled all types of felony and misdemeanor cases. Through aggressive pretrial motions and trial work, the vast majority of our cases result in acquittals or dismissals. We also effectively negotiate for diversion options or desirable plea agreements.


Effective Personal Injury and General Civil Practice

Because we are trial experts, we boldly pursue personal injury and other civil claims. We will fight to get you the best settlement or most favorable award


Knowledgeable Appellate Practice

We have an established appellate practice. We know the law and can present elegant, persuasive appeals to challenge any conviction, unfavorable ruling, or verdict.

Affiliate Services

Private Investigation

Our firm has an in-house investigator who is highly experienced and skilled. Our legal services include top-notch investigation to ensure effective litigation. We also offer investigation as a distinct service and can assist with background checks, process of service, and other private investigation needs.