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Kenneth Christopher is an aggressive young attorney who is both at ease and competent in the courtroom. Mr. Christopher is a skilled and successful litigator who has represented persons accused of many different levels of criminal conduct. Mr. Christopher has also represented both plaintiffs and defendant's in many types of civil legal proceedings. He believes in keeping his clients informed and involved in all aspects of their individual cases. Mr. Christopher received his Juris Doctorate Degree and graduated Cum Laude from the Syracuse University College of Law.

While attending Syracuse Law School Mr. Christopher was an active member of the Moot Court Honor Society and National Trial Teams representing the College of Law in Mock Trial Competitions all over the United States. He was an arguing advocate at the National Civil
Trial Competition in Los Angeles, CA, and the National Trial Competition in New York City. Mr. Christopher was recognized for his abilities and honored by being inducted into the prestigious Order of the Barristers, an organization whose heritage is based on excellence in trial and client advocacy. He academically distinguished
himself with Dean's List Honors and additional Honors for exceptional achievement in Trial Practice, and Constitutional Law.

Mr. Christopher completed his undergraduate degree and graduated Cum Laude from Le Moyne College, in Syracuse, New York with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He academically distinguished himself with Dean's List Honors and multiple academic scholarships.

Mr. Christopher is a member in good standing of the American Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York Bar Association, and the Onondaga County Bar Association. Mr. Christopher believes that building a relationship with his clients is
imperative to properly advocate for their needs. Regardless of whether the case is a simple traffic matter or a serious criminal charge, a simple fender bender or a traumatic personal injury case, he is dedicated to providing a competent, diligent and consistent representation for his clients. Mr. Christopher is licensed to practice law in the State of New York.

Mr. Christopher is a frequent guest lecturer at the Syracuse University College of Law on practical tips for representing clients charged with vehicle and traffic violations and DWI/DWAI. He also continues to assist, evaluate, and coach the Syracuse University College of Law Trial Teams.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    8 years, 600 cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    8 years, 100 cases
  3. Speeding Ticket: 20%
    8 years, 250 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 3%
  5. Car Accident: 2%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Peter William Green

    An excellent advocate on behalf of his clients, Mr. Christopher works tirelessly to get ensure that his clients consistently get the best results!

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    Peter Green Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Derek S Andrews

    Ken is a great attorney and a good friend. Anyone looking for a quality and zealous representation in Central New York would be well-served by hiring him. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Derek Andrews DUI and DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Christopher & McQuillan, LLP

430 E. Genesee Street
Suite 111
Syracuse, NY, 13202

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200803/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Order of the BarristersSyracuse University College of Law2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerChristopher & McQuillan, LLP2014 - Present
OwnerKenneth M. Christopher, Esq.2008 - 2014
Associate AttorneyCote, Limpert & Van Dyke, LLP2007 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Onondaga County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. AnonymousClient was granted a reduction to DWAI sentenced to a Conditional discharge
People v. AnonymousACD (adjournment in contemplation of dismissal) 6 months
People v. AnonymousTickets reduced to one parking ticket - no points on clients license
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Le Moyne CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Practical Lawyering Skills ClassHandling a Traffic Ticket (and basic DWI) - Guest Lecturer2014
Practical Lawyering Skills ClassHandling a Traffic Ticket (and basic DWI) - Guest Lecturer2013
Practical Lawyering Skills ClassHandling a Traffic Ticket (and basic DWI) - Guest Lecturer2012
Practical Lawyering Skills ClassHandling a Traffic Ticket (and basic DWI) - Guest Lecturer2011