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Associate Attorney Jay Manning

Attorney Jay Manning joined the Chastaine Law Office after a lengthy career as a paramedic. Being able to think clearly in times of intense pressure, keeping calm in a crisis and knowing how to maneuver safely through complex systems is a gift not shared by all. For these reasons and more, Mike Chastaine is proud to have Jay working by his side.

We are proud to announce that Jay has been made an ambassador for the American Associations of Premier DUI Attorneys—which is a nationwide acclaimed educational resource for DUI attorneys. In this role he teaches quarterly classes to help other DUI Lawyers better defend their clients.

Mr. Manning works predominantly with DUI and misdemeanor cases. He is an excellent advocate for the best interests of his clients. He takes a comprehensive approach requiring both time and care. From carefully reviewing all evidence and investigating all possible avenues of defense, he works hand-in-hand with his clients to create a solid strategy that insures the best possible outcome. Mr. Manning has an impeccable reputation for honesty and credibility, treating every client with respect and care.

  • Member of the State Bar of California
  • Member of the El Dorado County Bar Association
  • Member of the National Association of EMTs

In his time off, Mr. Manning is a husband, father and an avid outdoorsman. He loves mountain biking, distance road biking and is currently training a three pack of goats to walk the Pacific Crest Trail.


  • B.S. Psychology, Walden University, Summa Cum Laude
  • J.D. Lincoln Law School, Magna Cum Laude
  • Paramedic, Samaritan training Center, Summa Cum Laude

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