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Attorney Christopher T. Van Wagner named to Wisconsin Super Lawyers 2006.

Previously, Attorney Christopher T. Van Wagner was named "Warrior of the Year", Madison's Best Criminal Defense Lawyer, and is a three time recipient of the honorable Martin Hanson Advocate's Prize.
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Super Lawyer
Attorney Christopher t. Van Wagner

20 February 2007. Wisconsin State Journal, Madison WI

Christopher T Van Wagner (Chris Van Wagner)Super Lawyers, Wisconsin
Attorney Christopher T. Van Wagner
Super Criminal Defense Lawyer
Super Lawyers of Wisconsin 2006

The Wisconsin State Journal announced today that Christopher T. Van Wagner was named Super Criminal Defense Lawyer, Wisconsin 2006. Attorney Chris Van Wagner was one of a handful of criminal defense lawyers distinguished with this honor.

Attorney Christopher T. Van Wagner exclusively devotes himself to helping people accused, charged or convicted of criminal or drunk driving offenses. He often represents people against very serious felony charges such as homicide, murder, sexual assault and drug crimes. Courts have called upon Attorney Van Wagner to assist in cases where legal expertise was needed to protect the rights of the accused when charged with a serious felony offense. Van Wagner's case history has been impressive, ranging from an outright acquittal of homicide charges after the defendant had confessed to murder to an aquittal of sexual assault (repeated acts) in a small community where the community had taken stake in the case and emotions were high.

The Dane County defense bar honored Attorney Van Wagner as "Warrior of the Year" when he won an acquittal on behalf of a particularly difficult client (an ex-district attorney) in an attempted murder shooting case. The Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL) has three times awarded Attorney Chris Van Wagner the Martin Hanson Advocate's Prize a statewide honor for his repeated victories in homicide cases.

Attorney Chris Van Wagner has been chosen by his peers as one of Madison's Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in a recent suvey of all Dane county attorneys conducted by Madison Magazine. Chris Van Wagner was one of a handful of attorneys selected in 2007. That survey is conducted biannually, and in each survey, Attorney Van Wagner is among that small group of criminal defense lawyers whom the criminal defense attorneys of Dane county highly respect.

Attorney Chris Van Wagner regularly appears as a guest criminal law commentator on Channel 3000 News, ABC TV Channel 27 News, and local radio stations. Attorney Van Wagner has also appeared nationally as a criminal law commentator on Good Morning America, Court TV 's Nancy Grace Show, MSNBC's Dan Abrams Show, and The Today Show.

Super Lawyers selects the top 5% of all attorneys in each state as Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyer selection process includes research into an attorney's career history, cases, and public image. For more information about their seelction process, please visit their website (