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Timothy C. Nies

Christian Van Riper

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Van Riper & Nies relies on personal attention, open communications and trust when working for our clients.

Our attorneys, Christian Van Riper, a former prosecutor and Department of Children & Families investigator, and Timothy Nies, a military veteran and former insurance company trial attorney, are experienced litigators. Our firm strives to provide professional, prompt efficient and economical legal services to each every client, whether in criminal defense, personal injury, maritime or civil litigation matters.

We are here to help guide you through the complicated legal process to give you peace of mind that the well-being and future of you and your family are being looked after.

Timothy leads the firm's personal injury, civil litigation and admiralty and maritime practice groups. 
 He has spent the past 10 years, first defending well-funded insurance companies and large corporations in complex injury cases, including automobile accidents, motor vehicle crashes, truck accidents, motorcycle crashes, slip & falls, premises liability, negligent security, medical malpractice, product liability, construction site accidents and maritime injury claims, including cruise ship passenger injury claims, Defense Base Act claims, Longshore and Jones Act claims, then for the past three years prosecuting negligent insurance companies, corporations and individuals for the harms and losses caused to his clients. 

Christian Van Riper is our firm's principal criminal defense attorney.  Christian spent years working as an assistant state attorney, where he prosecuted and tried misdemeanor and serious felony cases. Working for the state, 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 high law scchool grades and skill, to serve as a Law Clerk for the Supreme Court of Florida. In this capacity, he worked directly for the Supreme Court Justices on complex civil and criminal cases.  Prior to law school, Christian was an investigator wtih the Department of Children and Families (DCF), where he investigated cases of child abuse. Christian's criminal and personal injury trial skills are assets that help optimize the outcome for our firm's criminal defense and personal injury clients.

Timothy and Christian, try all personal injury and criminal defense cases as a powerful trial team. 

Together, Timothy and Christian strive to achieve results through dedication, hard work and complete commitment to professional excellence. Our attorneys and legal staff place a
premium on open and honest client communication and confidentiality. Maintaining an open relationship with our clients is our top priority. Our attorneys promptly return telephone calls, quickly return e-mails and keeps our doors open at all times.  Our attorneys routinely meet with our clients at night and on weekends.

If you or someone you know needs the assistance of an experienced criminal or personal injury trial attorney, contact is at (772) 460-2352, complete the contact form below, or email us at tim@vanriperandnies.com to arrange for a free consultation. 

Van Riper & Nies Attorneys, P.A.

801 Northpoint Parkway
Suite 375
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Tel: 561-962-3130


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Criminal defense lawyers at our firm represent defendants in Juno Beach, FL who have been arrested. Our experienced Florida attorneys assist clients day and night who have been arrested by  West Palm Beach Police officers in misdemeanor and felony cases, including sex crimes, drunk driving, robbery, theft, drug trafficking, and domestic violence.

Our criminal defense attorney, Chris Van Riper, is a former DCF investigator and prosecutor. Chris helps his Palm Beach clients arrested for DUI, internet crimes, domestic violence, burglary, robbery, writing bad checks, stalking, shoplifting, prescription drug crimes, trafficking of oxycodone or zanax, fraud, bribery, arson, child abuse, prostitution, assault, credit card fraud, homicide, doctor shopping and all other misdemeanors and felonies. Drunk driving defense lawyers in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Restraining order defense lawyers. Reckless driving criminal defense in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.  Delray Beach FL Lawyers: Van Riper and Nies Attorneys Delray Beach

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Our criminal trial lawers in North Palm Beach defend clients arrested for possession of marijuanna, VOP, probation violations, credit card fraud, DUI, DWI, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, weapons charges, domestic violence, robbery, theft burglary, bad checks, computer fraud, worthless checks, bank robbery, prostitution, sale of alcohol to a minor, child endangerment, child abuse, white collar crimes, alcohol crimes, boating under the influence (BUI), public corruption, bribery, DWI and other felonies and misdemanors. Felony Defense Attorney in West Palm Beach FL. Our attorney Christian Van Riper is a former prosecutor in St. Lucie County who is an accomplished criminal attorneys in Palm Beach County, FL.