About Leticia Chavez-Freed

The Founder/Owner of the Chavez-Freed Law Office, Leticia Concepcion Chavez-Freed is a civil rights attorney with a passion for fiercely advocating for her clients, taking on difficult cases and holding the government accountable. She is an experienced civil rights trial attorney, and she has argued and prevailed before the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Leticia prides herself on a deep, unrelenting commitment to serving people. She understands the challenges many of her clients face and prides herself on walking her clients through the daunting experience of the Federal Court system. She recognizes that sometimes clients face awful options with next to impossible odds, so together with grace and sound legal reasoning she works tirelessly to achieve the best possible legal outcome for her clients.

Leticia’s compassionate, understanding nature combined with her commitment to equality and equal application of the law regardless of income, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation makes her powerfully effective in her field and helps her develop strong relationships with her clients. She believes people should not be judged on a single bad act, but rather on the whole of their humanity. She believes that the most powerful document in the U.S. is the U.S. Constitution, and no government actor is above the law.

In her free time, Leticia enjoys reading, traveling, theater, opera, gardening, writing and cooking recipes perfectly from true chefs. Leticia loves the Court system and all that comes with it, she feels at home in the Federal Court System.


  • J.D. from St. Thomas University School of Law
  • B.A. Political Science from Portland State University
  • Graduate, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College
  • Trained by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • Has taught Continuing Legal Education regarding Qualified Immunity Doctrine.
  • CALI Award winner Poverty Law and Economic Justice
  • Member of American Bar Association (ABA) Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA), Dauphin County Bar Association.
  • Committees: PBA Federal Practice Committee, PBA Corrections Committee, PBA PBA Commision on Women in the Profession.
  • Licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for Middle District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for Western District of Pennsylvania, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Prevailed on behalf of Client at the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Experience. Commitment. Compassion.