Newman & Chapell, PLLC

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

Murray Newman and Cheryl Chapell are trial lawyers with experience handling and trying criminal cases to juries.

  • Driving While Intoxicated/Intoxication Manslaughter
  • Drug Possession
  • Gun Charges
  • Assault/Aggravated Assault
  • Theft/Burglary
  • Aggravated Robbery
  • Murder
  • Sex Offenses

Most citizens have no idea what Legal Rights they have when interacting with police investigations. In many instances, knowing those rights can be the deciding factor in determining whether or not the police file charges. As former prosecutors, Murray Newman and Cheryl Chapell know how to protect their clients’ rights when dealing with the police during on-going investigations.


Expunctions & Non-disclosure

Depending on the outcome of the case, a client may be entitled to have all records of an arrest expunged from his record, or non-disclosed to public view. Murray Newman and Cheryl Chapell offer free consultations to determine a client’s legal eligibility for both Expunctions and Petitions for Non-Disclosure.

Victims of crime often find themselves lost in the Criminal Justice world.  As former prosecutors, Murray Newman and Cheryl Chapell know how to help victims communicate with the prosecutors and police officers to ensure that their voices and opinions are not ignored in an often overwhelming system.

Victim Advocacy