Trust Over 35 Years Of Experience

Over 25 full jury trial acquittals and over 100 cases dismissed before trial

Defense Attorney With A Record Of Success

 Christopher Van Wagner

When your career, financial security and freedom are on the line, you need a criminal defense lawyer you can trust. Attorney Christopher Van Wagner is a true trial attorney; he understands how to prepare a strong case for trial and how to clearly communicate your narrative in court. At the end of the day, results matter. We have a case record you can count on.

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Capable Of Addressing State And Federal Charges

At Christopher T. Van Wagner S.C., our team has experience with all types of state and federal charges, including:

  • Sex crimes
  • Drunk driving
  • Drug crimes
  • Theft
  • Vehicular crimes
  • Assault and violent crimes
  • White collar crimes

We look for every opportunity to minimize the impact of your charges, whether that means a case dismissal or reduced penalties.

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Case Results

Not Guilty

Young man found not guilty of multiple child sexual assault cases.

Not Guilty

Grandfather found not guilty of sexually assaulting his grandchild.

Not Guilty

Stepfather found not guilty of sexually assaulting stepdaughters.

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Why Partnering With A Former Prosecutor Matters

Mr. Van Wagner has defended clients from serious criminal charges for over 25 years. Previously, he served as a prosecutor in New Jersey and as a federal prosecutor in Wisconsin.

This experience allows Mr. Van Wagner to view your case from a unique perspective. He knows how the other side thinks and develops their case against you. He uses this information to anticipate their arguments and to develop a stronger defense of your case.

Hear What Our Clients Say

5 Stars

“I truly believed that my future would be affected … The time and dedication Chris put into my case showed me that he truly cared for my well being.”

Nick H.

“The way he cared about my reputation and my family will never be forgotten … If you need an attorney … I 100% recommend.”

Clifton M.

“He cares deeply about his work, but cares about his clients even more. Chris has gone out of his way to make sure things are done correctly.”

Tara N.

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