Christopher B. Kleister

Christopher B. Kleister

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Washingtonville, NY

The Kleister Law Group
 | 85 E Main Street, Washingtonville, NY 10992
Phone: 845-496-9121
Fax: 845-496-1272
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (20%),
  • Family Law (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (20%)
Attorney Profile

Christopher B. Kleister, Esq. was born and raised in Washingtonville, New York. He graduated from Washingtonville High School in 1994 and thereafter attended Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York, earning his Bachelors degree in accounting in 1998. He received his juris doctorate from Pace University School of Law in White Plains, New York, in 2001, and was admitted to practice law in the State of New York on April 10, 2002. He previously worked in the litigation departments for two large law firms in the Hudson Valley before opening his own practice, "The Kleister Law Group" in October of 2003.

Since Christopher is a life long resident of Orange County, as well as an active member of his community, he takes the responsibility he is given very seriously. His approach to resolving issues is usually done in the most cost-effective way if possible. His expertise and knowledge stand out above the rest and he knows exactly how to handle each and every case for the best possible outcome. He truly enjoys helping people in and out of the courtroom.

He takes a proactive approach to each and every case that comes into his firm. He also takes a reactive defense when needed. He evaluates every fact and nuance to determine the best course of action. He also reviews all possible options in his pursuit of providing creative resolutions to complex legal matters. His proactive approach enables him to anticipate problems and prevent future complications.

Christopher has 15 years of experience handling complex legal issues. His extensive litigation and trial experience enables him to evaluate cases efficiently and provide straightforward and honest information and guidance. He devotes substantial time, talent and resources to provide the most effective outcome for his clients.

Christopher's firm, The Kleister Law Group, is located in his hometown of Washingtonville, New York. They are a diversified, full-service law firm united by one common principle, to deliver the highest quality legal service for their clients. Together with his legal team, they listen to and respect the complicated situations their clients may be facing. They listen closely to their clients and tailor their representation to every clients' unique needs.

About Christopher Kleister

Admitted: 2002, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.kleisterlawgroup.com/Our-Legal-Team/Christopher-B...

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 10 Attorneys - New York, American Jurist Institute, 2018
  • Best Law Firm, Times Herald Record Readers' Choice, 2018
  • Best Attorney, Times Herald Record Readers' Choice, 2018
  • Best Real Estate Attorney, Times Herald Record Readers' Choice, 2018
  • 10 Best Law Firms - New York, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys - New York, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
  • 10 Best Bankruptcy Attorneys - New York, American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2018
  • Best Law Firm - Hudson Valley, Times Herald Record Readers' Choice, 2017
  • Best Real Estate Attorney, Times Herald Record Readers' Choice, 2017
  • Top 100 Bankruptcy Lawyers in the Nation, The National Advocates, 2017
  • 10 Best Law Firms - New York, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys - New York, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Best Real Estate Attorney - Hudson Valley, Times Herald Record Readers' Choice, 2016
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys - New York, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Clients' Choice - Bankruptcy & Real Estate, Avvo, 2013
  • Clients' Choice - Bankruptcy & Real Estate, Avvo, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Admitted into the Northern District of the United States District Court (Federal Court), 2013
  • Admitted into the Southern District of the United States District Court (Federal Court), 2010
  • Admitted into the New York State Bar, 2002

Educational Background:

  • JD/MBA - Pace University School of Law - New York, 2001
  • BA- Mount Saint Mary College - New York, 1998

Industry Groups

  • Legal Services
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Office Location for Christopher B. Kleister

85 E Main Street
Washingtonville, NY 10992

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Last Updated: 1/10/2019

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