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


  • 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...