Keith G. Langer, Attorney at Law


Solo practitioner concentrating in civil litigation, collections, family law and administrative law, particularly firearms licensing.

Professional Qualifications:

  • One of the longest-serving member of the Firearms License Review Board; appointed by Governor Romney in January, 2005, and served through May, 2012.
  • Received the Pro Bono Publico Award from the Rhode Island Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Program, 2004, and its Certificate of Appreciation in 2009.
  • Responsible for the Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers Referral Service adding “Firearms Law” as a subset of Administrative Law.
  • Admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, the Federal District Courts for Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Bankruptcy Court/Dist. of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Author of an amicus brief the the Caetano "stun gun" case in which the Supreme Court overturned a MA Supreme Judicial Court decision.
  • Past Chair, Wrentham Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • Presenter at the Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Conference (Animal Law Committee).
  • Published in the Rhode Island Bar Association Journal.

My clients get my personal attention and prompt service.

Recent Blog Posts


  • Client Grateful For Quick Response

    "Thank you for getting back to me so quickly and for your advice. I appreciate it very much. Steve L 2/12/23
  • Another satisfied client

    Happy to have been able to help her.
  • Husband and Wife Licenses

    Keith,   Great News!   Jeanne's and my cards have arrived. Class A large capacity.  I don't think we would have these without your insight and help.  Thank you.    Tim
  • Appreciative Avvo User

    Thank you attorney for your words of wisdom and I will follow these steps that you recommended! This user has given you permission to respond with a phone call.  8/2/23
  • Happy Avvo User

    "Mr. Langer. Thank you for your help. It is genuinely appreciated.  I wish you the best. You are clearly a good person who is interested in helping others.  Nice to see nowadays. Thanks again... 7/31/23
  • Gracious note from a satisfied client.,

     A licensing hearing, with four witnesses and fourteen exhibits.
  • A nice note I found in an old file:

  • Generous review by a satisfied client

    I represented this couple in a "Vicious Dog" hearing in RI on 8/22/19. They got their dog back the next day, with no required liability insurance to keep him."Highly professional Attorney, did a great job to resolve complicated case regarding the dog bite. He is a pleasure to work with, extremely...
  • Review by a firearms licensing client

    A client left a nice review on my Avvo site: MA LTCPosted by KevinSeptember 21, 2019 Keith was very professional and really is versed in MA laws regarding LTC. My case was related to a denied LTC and Keith provided great insight into the legal proceeding. I find Keith to be honest and straigh...
  • Client review

    Extremely knowledgeable, very professional. Ryan G.  1/31/19
  • Firearms Law client

    Keith Langer guided me through the process of changing my status from a holder of in-state to nonresident LTC. I live halfway around the world and, due to pandemic-related restrictions, was unable to travel stateside. Keith gave excellent and timely advice, which enabled me to make the right deci...
  • Animal Law review

    No one, I mean no one, is more of an advocate for our innocent, defenseless pets!! Ann Q.   6/16/19
  • Firearms Law client

    Helped me out big time. He's a great no B.S. lawyer. Very thorough and knowledgeable. Cody T. 6/8/18
  • From a client who had been denied a license, and now has one:

    Mr. Langer: I hope everything is well. I wanted to let you know i received my LTC card no restrictions. I'm blown away by your integrity and all the hard work you did on my behalf. I will always be grateful for all your efforts. I can't thank you enough. I wanted to thank you for the excelle...
  • Another client now has his LTC

    He lost it over two years prior, due to an OUI charge - which was continued w/o a finding. Good Afternoon Mr. Langer, I just wanted to reach out to let you know I just received my LTC in the mail today. Thank you very much for your assistance with this matter. It was a pleasure working with you...
  • Another satisfied client:

          "Contacted Attorney Langer regarding an inherited firearm transfer issue. He responded to my request immediately and provided guidance for the process. He was extremely helpful."     05/31/21
  • Satisfactory Resolution With a State Agency

    Agency refused to process the client's application, citing a baseless policy. After a citation to the controlling statute, with analysis, the agency's counsel agreed with my analysis. The agency accepted, and will process, the application. The client is pleased:"This is the most amazing news to r...
  • Avvo Recommendation; Criminal Case

    Outstanding Representation 5.0 stars Posted by Jonathan May 6, 2022   I had firearms issue which I felt I would benefit from representation from an experienced attorney. I came to find Keith on the internet and inquired if he could help me in my case. Without any hesitation ...
  • Cape Gun Works "Rapid Fire" Listener

    Keith, Just wanted to take this opportunity to say how much I enjoy your consultation and advice sessions on Toby Leary's RapidFire Show. Should I ever need an attorney or have to recommend one it would certainly be you. Please keep up the good work and effort for us in Central Mass. Highest ...
  • A First: A "Thank-You" From An Avvo User

    "Hello.   I used Avvo to ask a question about a situation with my next door neighbor. You responded to it and I just wanted to say thank you. It was very informative for me as now I was able to set up my cameras I have to protect me against her harassment. It was very valuable to know the l...
  • Regarding communicating with police chiefs

    Attorney Langer makes a valid point about opening the lines of communication with Licensing Officer/Chief. Often times discrepancies or miscommunication can be resolved by a simple conversation. I've personally worked with Attorney Langer in the past and he has always been polite, professional an...
  • Satisfied Client With LTC Issues

    "Keith has been nothing but helpful and reassuring. He is extremely factual and definitely knows what he's talking about. Would recommend anyone with LTC issues to Keith in a heartbeat"Trevor W. 12/11/22
  • Another License Restored:

      "The acting chief t called me and is reinstating my ltc. Thank you for the information you provided. -Diane"