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Christopher B. Kleister Esq. - Washingtonville, NY

85 East Main Street Washingtonville, NY 10992

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Updated: 10/29/2020

Washingtonville Real Estate Lawyer

Overview

Attorney Christopher B. Kleister 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...

Attorney Christopher B. Kleister 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.

About Christopher B. Kleister Esq.

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner/Sole Practitioner, since October 1, 2003

Year Joined Firm

  • 2003

Languages

  • English

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Support
  • Criminal Defense
  • Custody Matters
  • DWI/DUI
  • Family Law
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Evictions
  • Litigation
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Traffic Violations
  • Wills

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of New York, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2013

Other Affiliations

  • Orange County Bar Association, 2005 - Present
  • Orange County Chamber, 2012 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Sponsorship of Goshen Little League, 2008 - 2010
  • Sponsorship of New Windsor Little League, 2006 - 2007
  • Sponsorship of Washingtonville Little League, 2004 - 2006

Education

  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, 2002
    J.D.
    Law Review: Pace Law Review, Casenote Manager, 2000 - 2001
  • Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, New York, 1998
    B.S.
    Major: Accounting

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Christopher B. Kleister

Included on the 2024 Upstate New York list


Past Lists

  • 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Christopher B. Kleister on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys - New York (American Institute of Family Law Attorneys), 2016 - 2020
  • 10 Best Law Firms - New York (American Institute of Family Law Attorneys), 2017 - 2018
  • 10 Best Bankruptcy Attorneys - New York (American Institute of Legal Counsel), - 2018
  • Top 100 Bankruptcy Lawyers in the Nation (The National Advocates), - 2017
  • Best Real Estate Attorney - Hudson Valley (Times Herald Record Readers' Choice), 2016 - 2019
  • Best Law Firm - Hudson Valley (Times Herald Record Readers' Choice), 2017 - 2019
  • Best Attorney - Hudson Valley (Times Herald Record Readers' Choice), - 2018
  • Rising Star (SuperLawyers), - 2016
  • Clients' Choice - Bankruptcy & Real Estate (Avvo), 2012 - 2013
  • Top 10 Attorneys - New York (American Jurist Institute), - 2018
  • Voted Favorite Lawyer (Hudson Valley Parent Magazine), - 2018
  • 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys - New York (American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys), 2019 - 2020
  • Top 100 Criminal Attorneys in America - Upstate New York (America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys), 2018 - 2019

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