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Tim Nies graduated law school in 2001, directly after serving as an Airborne Ranger with the U.S. Army's elite 75th Ranger Regiment. After the Army and before representing injured contractors, Tim was a senior trial attorney for the largest insurance defense law firm in the U.S.  Tim's special forces experience and insight into the insurance business and how they settle claims is unique and very useful. 

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For a free consultation, and for more information about our Defense Base Act practice, please call us at 772-283-8712 or 877-322-5291 or email Tim Nies directly at

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Van Riper & Nies Attorneys

When you experience an injury, everything can change – we know that at Van Riper & Nies. With unique experience litigating on our clients' behalf, you can focus on recovering, instead of finding yourself overwhelmed and worried about your Defense Base Act claim. 

Chris Van Riper is a graduate of Stetson University Law School. Prior to representing the injured in injury claims, Chris was a Felony Prosecutor. Here, Chris honed his trial skills and learned to work well under pressure.