Christian Van Riper
Former Prosecutor

Tim Nies
U.S. Army Ranger Veteran






"Our criminal attorneys work hard to produce solutions for clients in trouble…”


Van Riper & Nies Attorneys are committed to personal attention, proactive and aggressive litigation, open and honest communications and hard work when fighting for their clients' freedom.

Attorneys Christian Van Riper and Tim Nies are experienced and dedicated trial attorneys.

Christian, a resident of Stuart for more than 36 years,  is a former Prosecutor for Florida's 19th Judicial Circuit, which includes Martin and St. Lucie counties.

Christian has litigated countless criminal cases, first as a prosecutor and then as a skilled and dedicated criminal defense attorney. He is known by prosecutors, and fellow defense attorneys alike, for his commitment to clients, proactive litigation style and his accessibility. All criminal defense clients and their family members have Christian's cell phone to contact him when they need him most, day or night. From his years of experience as a prosecutor for the State of Florida and as a former Florida DCF investigator, Christian has unique insight into how prosecutors evaluate and ultimately try criminal cases.

Our attorney, Timothy Nies, is a U.S. Army Veteran, having served with the elite 75th Ranger Regiment, and a former insurance defense casualty trial attorney, where he litigated and tried complex injury cases for the largest insurance companies in the U.S. and Fortune 500 companies, ranging from DUI accident claims to wrongful death cases.

Our criminal defense lawyers and staff are known for the personal attention we give to our clients, and our proactive and aggressive litigation style when fighting for our clients' legal and constitutional rights.

Wouldn't it be comforting to know that you have hired an attorney that genuinely cares about you and your family, and will work hard to make sure that you, or your loved one's legal and constitutional rights are being fought for?

When choosing an attorney to represent you, or a loved one, in a criminal case, it is important to consider hiring an experienced criminal attorney quickly.  Delay in hiring a skilled criminal defense attorney may harm your case and your chances for a favorable resolution.  Consulting a qualified criminal defense attorney early may help protect your freedom.

Christian and Tim, who try every case as an aggressive trial team, are dedicated to providing the strongest, and most well-planned, criminal defense representation in all types of cases, including: Felonies, Misdemeanors, Murder, Manslaughter, Traffic Offenses, Juvenile Delinquency, Violation of Probation, DUI, BUI, Drug Charges, Doctor Shopping, Fraud, Internet and Computer Crimes, Domestic Battery, White Collar Crimes, Computer Crimes, Prescription Fraud, Immigration Fraud, Violent Crimes, Sexual Battery, Workers' Compensation Fraud, Credit Card Fraud, and Bond Reductions.

Our attorneys regularly visit clients being held at the Martin County Jail and would appreciate the opportunity to visit with a family member, or a loved one, in jail for free to discuss his or her case.

For more information about our criminal defense firm, and for free advice  concerning your case, call Christian Van Riper at 772-283-8712 day or night, or complete the contact form below or email him directly at his personal e-mail:vanriper01@yahoo.com.

Van Riper and Nies Attorneys, P.A.
900 SE Ocean Boulevard, Suite 140-E
Stuart, FL 34994
Tel: 772-283-8712

Additional Offices: West Palm Beach, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach.

By Tim Nies

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