David B. Chontos

David B. Chontos: Attorney with Chontos & Chontos, P.C.
Attorney Awards


Law Clerk to Honorable H. Terry Grimes, 1988-1989. Assistant District Attorney, Allegheny County, 1989-1994. Assistant General Counsel, Centimark Corp., 1994-1995. Panel Lawyer, Federal Criminal Justice Act (CJA), 1997—.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Traffic Violations
  • Driver License Suspension
  • Civil Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
844-830-4040  Phone
412-825-5451  Fax
University Attended:
University of South Carolina, B.A., 1983
Law School Attended:
University of Toledo, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
1988, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; 1991, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1988, Pennsylvania
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Allegheny County Bar Association.
Birth Information:
McKeesport, Pennsylvania, March 25, 1961
Reported Cases:
USA v. Vampire Nation aka Frederick Banks, 451 F.3d 189 (3d Cir. 2006); USA v. Northcutt, 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 12201 (3d Cir. 2006); Commonwealth v. McDonald, 881 A.2d 858 (Pa. Super. 2005); Mondini v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Transportation, 875 A.2d 1192 (Pa. Commw. 2005); Commonwealth v. Paes, 862 A.2d 625 (Pa. Super. 2004); Miller v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Transportation 835 A.2d 866 (Pa. Commw. 2003); Commonwealth v. Kohlie, 811 A.2d 1010 (Pa. Super. 2002); Citizens' Ambulance Service, Inc. v. Gateway Health Plan, 806 A.2d 443 (Pa. Super. 2002), alloc. denied, 819 A.2d 546 (Pa. 2003).

Peer Reviews

4.4/5.0 (1 review)
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Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania

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