"We are serious about producing solutions for our clients' problems"
Van Riper & Nies Attorneys, P.A., a trial law firm, with offices in Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach and Stuart, Florida focuses on personal attention, open communication, trial experience and trust in bringing justice to clients...
The attorneys at Van Riper and Nies, a military veteran-owned firm, practice in:
Attorneys Christian Van Riper, a former Florida Prosecutor and Florida Supreme Court law clerk, and Tim Nies, a U.S. Army Ranger Veteran, and former senior casualty trial attorney for the largest insurance defense law firm in the U.S., bring their unique experiences together in representing clients in Martin, St. Lucie, Palm Beach & Broward counties.
Tim, a military veteran of the Army's elite 75th Ranger Regiment, leads the firm's personal injury, maritime injury, and civil litigation practice groups. He has spent more than 11 years litigating complex civil litigation cases, including dissolution of marriage cases, motor vehicle crashes, truck accidents, motorcycle crashes, slip & falls, premises liability, negligent security, medical malpractice, product liability, construction site accidents, class action lawsuits and maritime injury claims, including cruise ship passenger injury claims, Defense Base Act claims, Longshore and Jones Act claims.
Christian is our firm's principal criminal defense and Dependency litigation attorney. Christian spent years working as a Florida Assistant State Attorney, where he prosecuted and tried serious felony cases. Here, Christian honed and polished his jury trial skills and ability to think and work effectively under pressure.
Prior to his service as a prosecutor, Christian was selected, based on his superior law school grades and skill, to serve as a Law Clerk for the Florida Supreme Court. Here he worked directly for Supreme Court Justices on complex civil and criminal cases. Prior to law school, Christian was an investigator with the Department of Children and Families (DCF), where he investigated cases of child abuse and neglect. Christian's experience sets him apart from other local family law and criminal defense attorneys.
Tim and Christian have known each other their entire lives try all cases together as a powerful and close-knit trial team.
Our attorneys and professional staff, are known for providing a high level of personal attention for our clients. We are here for them when they need us most, day or night. All of our clients have Christian's and Tim's cellular phone numbers.
Our firm proudly offers discounted legal fees (20% discount) for honorably discharged veterans, law enforcement and firefighters on all hourly legal cases.
Whether we are fighting for the constitutional rights of a criminal defendant, representing a client with a serious and life-changing injury, a spouse seeking a divorce, a property owner or a business owner in a dispute, our Florida trial attorneys are dedicated to our clients' needs and are known for leaving no stone unturned in advocating for their interests.
For more information about our trial practice and for a free consultation, please call us day or night, complete the contact form below, or e-mail us.
By Tim Nies
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