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Christopher Eskew

Founding Attorney

Experienced and Skilled Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Indianapolis and Central Indiana

Chris Eskew is a talented criminal defense litigator who was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. His passion for Indiana, his dedication to his clients, and his courtroom acumen set him apart from other Indianapolis criminal defense attorneys. Chris Eskew does not rely on ridiculous commercials, cheesy gimmicks, slogans, aggressive marketing, or false promises. Rather, his track record for success speaks for him. He believes in a unique approach to client representation that focuses on the client’s goals. At an initial consultation, he sits down with prospective clients, discusses their situation, explains the law and how criminal cases work, and then works with the clients to determine what their goals and priorities really are. Armed with that information, Chris Eskew then crafts a defense strategy tailored to the clients’ unique situations and interests.

After graduating from Southport High School in Indianapolis in 1996, Chris Eskew attended DePauw University in Greencastle, IN, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science in 2000. While in college, he played football for all four years for the Tigers and was an active member of Delta Tau Delta. After graduating from college, he developed a passion for litigation, criminal law, and assisting individuals who were wrongly or unfairly accused of crimes. He began law school at Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis, Indiana. While in law school, he participated in the Criminal Defense Clinic in which he acted as a student attorney and assisted real clients. In addition, he participated in of Moot Court, which helped him refine his oral argument and legal brief writing skills.

Chris Eskew graduated Indiana University School of Law and took the Indiana bar exam in 2006. He was admitted to practice in Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana in 2006. He is licensed to practice criminal defense in all county, appellate, and federal courts in the state of Indiana.

Chris Eskew founded Eskew Law, LLC in 2011 but has concentrated his legal career on criminal defense for nearly a decade. He first began his legal career at the Marion County Public Defender’s Agency in 2007. He also worked as a partner with Snyder, Knowles, Eskew & Bunch in 2008, Eskew & Strup in 2009, and Eskew & Bailey in 2010 before forming his solo practice, Eskew Law, LLC, in 2011. To date, Eskew Law, LLC has grown and now houses several full-time attorneys.

He has devoted his professional focus to criminal law, dedicating 100% of his practice to criminal and DUI defense. Chris Eskew remains active in the criminal law community, both locally and nationally. He is a member of the Indiana Bar, Indianapolis Bar, and American Bar Associations. He is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National College for DUI Defense, the American Association of Legal Advocates, and National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. He continues to further his legal education by attending seminars such as the National Criminal Defense College’s Trial Practice Institute in Macon, GA.

Since becoming an attorney, Chris Eskew has been recognized for his superior litigation skills. To date, he has been awarded with:

  • Avvo’s Client Distinction Award
  • Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s Client Distinction Award
  • The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Advocacy of DUI Defense’s Top 100 DUI Attorneys in the State of Indiana

If you were arrested for a criminal offense, DUI, or traffic violation, contact us at Eskew Law, LLC today to discuss your case. We serve Indianapolis and Central Indiana residents. To reach a talented Indianapolis criminal defense lawyer like Chris Eskew, call (317) 974-0177 now.

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