Attorney Chris Van Wagner specializes exclusively in defending people accused of serious crimes & drunk driving. Chris has been named "Warrior of the Year" in Dane County and thrice awarded the Martin Hanson Advocate’s Prize for winning acquittals in homicide cases. Attorney Chris Van Wagner has been an expert criminal law guest commentator on national TV shows, including Nancy Grace, MSNBC's Dan Abrams & The Today Show. He regularly appears on Madison talk radio to hold forth on crime, guns and self-defense.
Chris Van Wagner has 30-plus years of experience, including stints as a New Jersey State Prosecutor and Wisconsin Federal Prosecutor, and this unique background gives him a clear edge when defending clients: Chris knows how prosecutors think. Chris represents working class clients, Fortune 500 executives, & even attorneys. He is known as a lawyer's lawyer, and not once but twice got lawyers off on homicide charges. So lawyers know: call Chris Van Wagner. Chris defends all crimes, from DUI to sexual assault, from homicide to domestics, in state & federal court. He specializes in defending sexual assault charges, and all kinds of false criminal accusations. And, unlike many lawyers, Chris does not fear trial, but relishes & demands a jury trial, when a prosecutor will not back down. Chris has handled over 100 serious felony jury trials all the way to verdict in his stellar career. That is why prosecutors know this about Chris: if Van Wagner demands a trial, he means it.
In addition to his aggressive defense of crimes, Chris Van Wagner teaches at defense lawyer seminars, where he emphasizes the critical importance of creative strategies. His offices are in Madison, Wisconsin, but he covers the entire state. Chris loves Peggy, coffee, tomato pie, the Yankees and all things Badger Red. Chris is an honest, aggressive lawyer.
Super Lawyers: 2006, 2008 - 2009, 2014 - 2016
To: Christopher T. Van Wagner
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Admitted 1994, Wisconsin
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Last Updated: 3/21/2017