"We Produce Solutions for our Clients' Problems..."

Van Riper and Nies Attorneys, P.A., a Martin County military veteran-owned law firm, is known among fellow attorneys and clients for leaving no stone unturned when representing their clients, whether in civil litigation, commercial litigation, or criminal defense.

Attorneys Christian Van Riper, a former Florida Prosecutor, and Timothy Nies a U.S. Army Ranger Veteran, and former senior casualty trial attorney for the largest insurance defense firm in the U.S., bring their unique experiences together in representing clients in Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Palm Beach & Broward Counties. 

Timothy leads the firm's personal injury, admiralty and maritime, and commercial litigation
 practice groups.  He has spent the past 10 years, first defending insurance companies and corporations in complex medical malpractice and personal injury cases, including motor vehicle crashes, truck accidents, motorcycle crashes, premises liability, negligent security, and product liability 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 and dependency litigator. Christian spent years working as a Florida Assistant State Attorney (SAO), where he prosecuted and tried misdemeanor and serious felony cases. Here, Christian honed his jury trial skills and ability to think and litigate effectively under intense pressure and high volume case loads. Prior to his service to the people of Florida as a prosecutor, Christian was selected, based on his high law school grades and skill, to serve as a Law Clerk for the Florida Supreme Court. Here he worked  for Supreme Court Justices on complex civil and criminal appeals.  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 working for the State of Florida distinguishes him from other Martin County family and criminal defense attorneys.

Our Martin County trial attorneys are known, among our clients and opposing attorneys as well, for providing a high level of personal attention for our clients. We are here for them when they need us most, day or night.

Our attorneys are available day and night for our clients. Each of our clients have our cellular numbers and are encouraged to call us whenever they have a question or concern after business hours.

For more information about our practice and for a free consultation, please call us, complete the confidential 
contact form below or e-mail Timothy Nies at tim@vanriperandnies.com.

900 SE Ocean Boulevard, Suite 140-E
Stuart, FL 34994
Tel: 772-283-8712

Offices: Stuart, West Palm Beach, Delray Beach and Deerfield Beach.

By Tim Nies

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