Tyler Jay King

Managing Counsel
 

Mr. King is licensed in the federal and state bars of the District of Columbia and Maryland. He obtained his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, renowned for its focus on practical experience and social responsibility. The National Jurist recently selected Northeastern University School of Law as the nation’s best public interest law school. Mr. King has a broad base of litigation experience including work with the United States Department of Justice’s Environmental Enforcement Section; Kohn, Kohn, & Colapinto’s “whistleblower” practice; and Jackson & Campbell’s real estate group.

In real estate matters, Mr. King represents creditors and debtors in bankruptcy, litigates contracts, and advises clients on tax compliance and estate planning. Mr. King’s background in the underpinnings of real estate transactions comes from his expertise underwriting title insurance policies on an array of real estate financing scenarios including defeasance, mezzanine, interest rate swap, and municipal bond financing, among others. As a title attorney Mr. King wrote articles on 1031 exchanges and is a go-to person on transfer and recordation tax questions for many local attorneys and developers. Over a two-year period Mr. King handled over a quarter billion dollars in consideration and issued over a half billion dollars in liability insurance.

In representing businesspeople and nonprofits, Mr. King aids clients in business formation and organization, regulatory and tax compliance, contracting, employment, and financing. Staying true to his public interest roots, Mr. King takes on a variety of public interest matters in cases ranging from bed bugs to bankruptcies, and everything in between. Mr. King handles consumer protection actions, participates in a pro bono foreclosure prevention program, and participates in Maryland’s “Wills for Heroes” program, providing estate planning to law enforcement, fire fighters, and first responders. Mr. King will also take on cases involving consumer protection, employment and whistleblower, Qui-Tam, immigration, students, and constitutional rights.

Mr. King is a father of three and lives with his wife in Washington, DC.

Christopher Viviani

Counsel

 

Mr. Viviani has over 10 years of litigation experience in Washington, D.C.   He has a broad range of civil litigation experience.  Over the course of his legal career he has represented plaintiffs in personal injury matters, landlords and tenants, builders, developers, and property owners.   In his family law practice, Mr. Viviani has represented clients in divorce and custody matters and parents navigating the child abuse and neglect system. 

Mr. Viviani is a graduate of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law and is licensed to practice in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Columbia.  

Prior to his legal career, Mr. Viviani worked as a Supply Chain Planner at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals for 7 years with his undergraduate degree in Business Logistics from Penn State University.   

In his youth, Mr. Viviani was a volunteer firefighter at the Fort Washington Fire Department No. 1 in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania and earned his Eagle Scout Award as a Boy Scout in Philadelphia.

Keelian Kraetschmer

Paralegal

 

Mr. Kraetschmer is Franklin Square Law Group’s Paralegal, and also manages daily administration. He graduated magna cum laude from the University at Buffalo with a BA in Political Science and a minor in philosophy. Mr. Kraetschmer’s interest in the legal field was sparked by an internship with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, where he viewed first hand the judicial process in action at the federal level.

As an undergraduate, he was also a member of the Political Science Honor Society and UB Rowing Club, and during his last semester of senior year, participated in the SUNY Washington Internship Program.

While an intern with the program, Mr. Kraetschmer worked at Franklin Square Law Group, handling administrative and paralegal matters. Upon completion of this program and his degree, Mr. Kraetschmer moved to the Washington, DC metro area to continue his work with the firm.

SKingSalieu King

Director of Administration
 

Salieu King is originally from The Gambia, West Africa and moved to the United States in 2004. Salieu graduated magna cum laude from University of the District of Columbia with a BA in Mass Media, Television Production and a Masters in Public Administration.

Salieu King is a mother of three and lives in Washington, DC with her husband and kids.