Protecting Your Rights in Northeast Indiana & Northwest Ohio

A Criminal Defense Lawyer With Over 25 Years of Experience

Matthew W. Chapel, Trial Lawyer, is a top-rated criminal defense lawyer based in Fort Wayne, IN. A National Institute for Trial Advocacy Master Advocate, Mr. Chapel served in the U.S. Marines and studied under renowned attorney Gerry L. Spence. He has over 25 years of experience providing tenacious, trustworthy legal representation and proudly advocates for clients throughout northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.

Communities We Serve

Northeast Indiana

  • Albion
  • Angola
  • Bluffton
  • Columbia City
  • Decatur
  • Fort Wayne
  • Goshen
  • Hartford City
  • Huntington
  • LaGrange
  • Marion
  • Noblesville
  • Peru
  • Portland
  • Plymouth
  • South Bend
  • Wabash
  • Warsaw
  • And more

Northwest Ohio

  • Bellefontaine
  • Bryan
  • Celina
  • Defiance
  • Greenville
  • Lima
  • Napoleon
  • Ottawa
  • Paulding
  • Sidney
  • St. Mary’s
  • Toledo
  • Van Wert
  • Wapokoneta
  • Wauseon
  • And more

Practice Areas

The legal system is designed to protect citizens’ rights but, due to its complexity, it is nearly impossible to navigate without extensive training and expertise. Matthew W. Chapel, Trial Lawyer is a full-service criminal defense lawyer protecting the rights of clients accused with a broad array of misdemeanor and

felony crimes. No matter what legal hurdle you are facing, you can depend on Mr. Chapel to work tirelessly to attain the best possible resolution for your case. He can also assist you in seeking a reduction or expungement of existing charges.

Practice areas include:

  • DWI/DUI/OVI
  • Assault & battery
  • Driving without a valid license
  • Vehicular assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Sex crimes
  • Stalking
  • Harassment
  • Drug charges
  • Firearms violations
  • Theft & larceny
  • Burglary
  • Arson
  • Homicide & manslaughter
  • White collar crime
  • Felony reductions
  • Expungements

Schedule a Consultation With a Criminal Defense Lawyer Today

If you need an attorney in northeast Indiana or northwest Ohio, turn to Matthew W. Chapel, Trial Lawyer for dependable, compassionate counsel and aggressive advocacy. Schedule a consultation today. Submit the contact form to receive a call back or call the office at (260) 387-6236.