Christopher J. Maley

Christopher J. Maley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Burlington, VT

Maley and Maley, PLLC
 | 30 Main St, Suite 450, PO Box 443
Burlington, VT 05402
Phone: 802-489-5258
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2011
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Vermont trial lawyer Chris Maley has extensive experience in the area of medical malpractice and personal injury. A native of Burlington, Vermont, Chris has obtained notable results for his clients, including:

Resolved a medical malpractice case involving the alleged failure to appropriately diagnose and treat a 42-year-old woman's severe lower extremity injury resulting in catastrophic harm for in excess of three and a half million dollars.

Resolved a wrongful death motor vehicle accident claim for $1,800,000.

$2,925,000 settlement during trial - motor vehicle accident claim.

$2,375,000 settlement - medical malpractice lawsuit involving the negligent delay in diagnosis of prostate cancer.

$1,800,000 settlement - wrongful death motor vehicle accident claim.

$800,000 jury verdict - wrongful death medical malpractice case involving the failure to monitor a patient on Coumadin. The patient had a very short life expectancy and losses were solely for loss of love and companionship of the family.

Resolved a playground accident injury claim on behalf of a nine year old girl against a municipality for $800,000

Chris's accomplishments have been recognized by his fellow attorneys. He has been selected by his peers to be included in the publication The Best Lawyers in America for personal injury and medical malpractice every year since 2007. Chris has participated in trials, arbitrations and mediations arising out of malpractice claims against physicians, nurses and hospitals. Chris has litigated dozens of cases involving medical negligence during pregnancy and delivery. Chris's personal injury practice involves representation of those injured or the families of those killed in car and trucking accidents. He also represents those harmed due to defective and unreasonably dangerous drugs or other products.

About Christopher Maley

Admitted: 2002, Vermont

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Lawyers in America for personal injury and medical malpractice every year since 2007.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President Elect, Vermont Association for Justice (formerly the Vermont Trial Lawyers Association), Chairman Legislative Committee and Board of Governors of the Vermont Association for Justice, member of the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), Vermont Bar Association and Massachusetts Bar Association, admitted in Massachusetts in 1996.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Vermont Association for Justice, Service Award, 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Tier One Ranking-Best Law Firm, Burlington, VT. Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury, US News & World Report/Best Lawyers , 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America for Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury 2007-2013

Educational Background:

  • St. Lawrence University, 1993, cum laude, Suffolk University Law School, 1996, cum laude

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Vermont Association For Justice (Vermont Trial Lawyers)
Office Location for Christopher J. Maley

30 Main St, Suite 450
PO Box 443
Burlington, VT 05402

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Last Updated: 8/3/2018

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