Christine M. Rockefeller

Attorney Christine M. Rockefeller

E-MAIL:
crockefeller@burnsbryant.com

PHONE:
603-742-2332

FAX:
603-749-4970

 

Education:

  • Skidmore College (BA, 1982) Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude
  • Suffolk University Law School (JD, Cum Laude, 1985)
  • Phi Delta Phi

Admitted to Bar:

  • Massachusetts 1985
  • New Hampshire 1987
  • U S District Court for District of New Hampshire 1987
  • U S District Court for District of Massachusetts 1985
  • First Circuit of Appeals Court 1985

Honors:

  • Suffolk University Law School, Phi Delta Phi, graduated in top ten percent of class
  • Preeminent A/V rating by Martindale-Hubbell, Highest Possible Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
  • Top Lawyers 2011 – NH Magazine
  • Selected by Peers for inclusion in Super Lawyers of New England – Personal Injury – Plaintiff
  • THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA – PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION
  • NH Bar Association President’s Award – Strafford County – Pro Bono Award 1999

Professional Experience:

  • Burns, Bryant, Cox, Rockefeller & Durkin, P.A. 1987-present – Partner
  • Schneider, Reilly, Zabin & Costello, Boston, MA 1985-1987 – Associate

Professional Activities:

  • New Hampshire Bar Association (Member, Board of Governors 2000-2002)
  • The New Hampshire of Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors 1991-1997) (n/k/a NH Association for Justice)
  • Member and past Strafford County Representative on Board of Governors, New Hampshire Woman’s Bar Association
  • Member – New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Volunteer-NHBA LawLine Coordinator, Pro Bono Marathon Host, Volunteer “Judge”-NH “We The People” Competition
  • Lecturer/Presenter – New Hampshire Bar Association and New Hampshire Association for Justice Continuing Legal Education Seminars

Professional Associations:

  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Strafford County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association (n/k/a NH Association for Justice)
  • New Hampshire Woman’s Bar Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (n/k/a American Association for Justice)
  • Past Member Charles C. Doe Inns of Court

Community Involvement:

  • Board of Directors-Dover Children’s Center (f/k/a Dover Day Care & Learning Center),

Notable Cases:

Numerous Supreme Court Cases, including a small sampling of which are:

  • Soraghan v. Cranmore
  • Brown v. John Hancock
  • Turner v. St. Paul Property & Liability Ins. Co.
  • Price v. BIC Corporation
  • Acadia Insurance Co. v. Michael McNeil
  • Unsworth v. School Administrative 56
  • I/M/O Messenger
  • I/M/O Momenee-Duprie
  • I/M/O Melville

Community:

  • Board of Directors-Dover Children’s Center (f/k/a Dover Day Care & Learning Center),
  • School Board Member – Town of Greenland – March 2002 -2011 (Chairperson of Board – 2004-05)