August 21 – Burlington, VT – Christopher J. Maley has been selected by Best Lawyers® as the 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Burlington, Vermont. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Maley is an active member and past president of the Vermont Association for Justice. As chair of the organization's legislative committee, he worked to help pass House Bill 62 to prohibit the use of handheld devices while driving. The bill was signed into law by Governor Shumlin in June of this year.
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys based on peer-review surveys in which leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Those being honored as “Lawyer of the Year” have received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
Chris' father and law partner, John P. Maley, earned the same “Lawyer of the Year” distinction last year.
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