Burlington, VT (PRWEB) November 01, 2013
Two local trial attorneys have started a new law firm, Maley and Maley PLLC. Founded by partners John P. Maley and Christopher J. Maley, the father-and-son team will represent individuals who have been seriously injured or the families of those who have been killed due to negligence or medical malpractice. The firm is located at 30 Main Street, Suite 450 in Burlington, Vermont.
Both are Burlington natives and have distinguished careers as trial attorneys. Each has received the highest (AV Preeminent ®) peer-review rating from Martindale Hubbell and is listed in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for medical malpractice law and personal injury litigation. In addition, Best Lawyers® has named John Maley as the 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs for Burlington, VT.
John Maley is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont and the University of Maine School of Law.
Christopher Maley is president of the Vermont Association for Justice (a 200-member organization formerly called the Vermont Trial Lawyers Association), serves as chair of its legislative committee, and is the 2012 recipient of the association’s Special Service Award. He is a graduate of St. Lawrence University and Suffolk University Law School.
Heather Moreau joins Maley and Maley PLLC as firm manager and senior paralegal. Moreau previously worked for 20 years at the prominent Burlington defense law firm, Paul, Frank + Collins. She is one of fewer than ten Vermont paralegals holding the Registered Paralegal designation — earned by passing an advanced competency exam administered by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations. She also holds the Associate in Claims (AIC) designation from the Insurance Institutes of America (IIA). Moreau is a graduate of Champlain College’s Professional Studies and Paralegal programs.
Previously, John and Chris Maley worked together in Burlington for 12 years at the former personal injury and medical malpractice law firm Sylvester & Maley, Inc.