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Assertive Lawyers Protect Their Clients' Rights and Freedoms


Getting arrested is not only financially straining, but also emotionally stressful.  Your job and future careers can be put in to question.  Not only does it affect you, but your  family and possibly even your friends. 


Whatever the charge(s), the lawyers at Chapman Law Firm, P.C. are ready to fight for you.  Whether you are facing felony or misdemeanor charges, let us develop an effective defense strategy that will help you in your time of need.

Our Successful Criminal Defense Strategy

What to Expect 

Every criminal case requires a unique defense.  It takes experienced and diligent lawyers to establish a structured defense catered to each case.  The fearless attorneys at Chapman Law Firm, P.C. have the necessary experience and skills that will allow them to navigate you through every aspect of the court process.  They are understanding of every individual's personal circumstances, and will give you the most effective representation that you can get in this region. 



  1. Free Initial Consult - Signing Up

    • Meeting: we will get to know you and the details of your case​

    • Explanation/discussion: your attorney will explain their approach to your defense and what you should expect during the court process

    • Initial paperwork: after signing an agreement, we will file paperwork with the court so we can begin representing you immediately

  2. Strategy Preparation

    • Review: after receiving your discovery (all reports, videos, etc.) we will review everything to prepare the best defense strategy for you

    • Strategy call/meeting: your lawyer will contact you to discuss your reports and let you know the best strategy options going forward   

  3. Negotiations 

    • Communication: your lawyer will deal with the prosecution to try and get your charges dismissed or to get the best possible settlement agreement

    • Presentation: your dismissal or settlement options will be presented to you for discussion with your attorney

      • YOU have the final decision on settling out of court or going to trial

  4. Settlement and/or Trial Preparation

    • Dismissal: if your charges get dismissed our office will work with the court to make sure everything gets processed and entered in to the system accordingly

    • Settlement: if you accept a settlement we will prepare and file the documents and walk you through your responsibilities

    • Trial: if we can not reach an agreement, your attorney will prepare your defense for trial 

  5. Trial

    • your lawyer will prepare you for trial and guide you through the process and the verdict

    • defense preparation may include subpoenaing witnesses, setting up depositions, hiring experts, getting forensic analysis, etc.​

Our Areas of Expertise

  • Drunk driving offensesRepresentation to protect your license through the North Dakota Department of Transportation, and mitigation of potential consequences of a DUI arrest or another related charge.

  • Theft charges: Representation for charges of theft, burglary, or other related charges.

  • Drug charges: Representation of possession, distribution and trafficking charges stemming from all types of controlled substances.

  • Violent crimesRepresentation of assault, homicide or other violent charges.

  • Sex offenseIt can feel like the odds are stacked against you after a sex crime charge.  We provide discrete, confidential advice when working to protect your rights.

Our Attorneys


Kevin Chapman


Kari Jensen


Tel. 701-572-3966

After Hrs. 701-651-9082

417 1st Ave E 
Williston, ND 58801


417 1st Ave E, Ste 5

Williston, ND 58801

Monday  - Friday 8:00 - 5:00

By Appointment


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