Christopher Wesley Keyser

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Christopher Keyser is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, a distinction less than 3% of license Minnesota lawyers carry. Mr. Keyser represents individuals criminally charged in Minnesota state and federal courts. He consistently obtains dismissals, acquittals, and reduced charges in cases ranging from homicide, assault, criminal sexual contact, robbery, burglary, theft, and DWIs.

Known for his level temperament, candor, and professionalism, Mr. Keyser has earned the respect of prosecutors, judges, and clients throughout Minnesota. Before starting his private practice, Mr. Keyser clerked for several federal government agencies. He currently serves as a Major (O-4) and military lawyer (JAG) in the U.S. Army Reserve.

Mr. Keyser has been selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Stars list since 2014. No more than 2.5% of Minnesota lawyers are selected annually to receive this honor.

Mr. Keyser offers complimentary consultations to discuss strategy, potential case outcomes, and likely scenarios. He gives honest advice, offers practical solutions, and brings a unique blend of criminal, immigration, and military experience to his clients. With a consistent record of success, Mr. Keyser’s clients take comfort in knowing they have a skilled, personable, and zealous advocate fighting for their best interests.

More information about Mr. Keyser can be found below. Call him at (612) 338-5007 for a free case evaluation.

Areas of Practice (23)

  • Criminal Law
  • Drug Crimes
  • Homicides
  • Sex Crimes
  • Parole and Probation Violations
  • White Collar Crime
  • Traffic Violations
  • Assaults
  • Burglaries
  • Theft
  • Fraud
  • Jail / Detox Releases
  • Kidnapping / False Imprisonment
  • Drivers License Revocation
  • Vehicle and Property Forfeitures
  • Misdemeanors
  • Criminal Defense
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Sexual Assault
  • Domestic Violence
  • Felonies
  • Criminal Fraud

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
612-504-8329  Phone
612-338-5007  Phone
612-281-8325  Cell Phone
612-454-2775  Fax
University Attended:
University of Minnesota, B.A.
Law School Attended:
William Mitchell College of Law, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota; 2008, Minnesota
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL); Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL); Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota (ACTLM); Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA); Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA); Washington County Bar Association (WCBA).
Major (O-4), Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Army Reserve (active)
( MSBA Certified Criminal Law Specialist )
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (44 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Other on 07/11/19 in Criminal Law

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 07/10/19 in Criminal Law

    Attorney Keyser is a highly respected and accomplished criminal defense attorney. He is known and respected for his diligence, exemplary advocacy and effective trial expertise. From high level felonies to misdemeanors, Attorney Keyser is a top echel... Read more

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    Attorney Keyser is a highly respected and accomplished criminal defense attorney. He is known and respected for his diligence, exemplary advocacy and effective trial expertise. From high level felonies to misdemeanors, Attorney Keyser is a top echelon defense attorney for anyone in need of a serious and uncompromising defense. Read less

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