Christopher J. Maley - Maley and Maley, PLLC

Christopher J. Maley

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

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.

He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America each year since 2007 in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation. He is president of the Vermont Association for Justice 2013-2014.

Chris was selected Burlington's 2015 Lawyer of the Year for Medical Malpractice Law.

St. Lawrence UniversityBA 1993Suffolk University Law SchoolLL.M 1996
Vermont Association for Justice

Client Comments

"I am very happy with Chris and all he did for us and our lawsuit. Having to go through such an emotional lawsuit, I cannot imagine having a better lawyer than Chris. I would highly recommend him."

-Danielle Leo

Office Location

30 Main Street, Suite 450
P.O. Box 443
Burlington, VT 05402-0443
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs of the Burlington Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs of the Burlington Metro Area
Christopher J. Maley has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Christopher J. Maley has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs (Birth Trauma, Brain Injury, Catastrophic Injury, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death)
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Automobile Collision, Brain Injury, Catastrophic Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Homes, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Wrongful Death)