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Christine M. Rockefeller


Attorney Christine M. Rockefeller"For every issue or question, she had answers at her fingertips and documents to back it up."

Attorney Christine M. Rockefeller has a history of community involvement and legal excellence. Graduating Cum Laude from Suffolk University Law School in 1985, her legal journey includes many honors and awards, including being recognized by The Best Lawyers In America (personal injury litigation) and selected by her peers for inclusion in the "Super Lawyers of New England."

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    Like her fellow attorneys at Burns, Bryant, Cox, Rockefeller & Durkin, P.A., Christine is dedicated to seeing legal matters through, and approaches every case knowing that unique circumstances require a unique style. Contact us to schedule your free consultation with attorney Rockefeller.


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


    • Marilla Ricker Award – NH Women’s Bar Association – 2022
    • 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, 2012-2017
    • Best Lawyers®: Personal Injury – recognized since 2012
    • NH Bar Association President's Award - Strafford County - Pro Bono Award 1999
    • Boston's Top Rated, 2010 - Personal Injury
    • Martindale Hubbell - AV/Preeminent

    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 Women'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

    Notable Cases:

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

    • In Re: Alice Stedman 1989 Trust 2013 Restatement
    • Soraghan v. Cranmore
    • Brown v. John Hancock
    • Ralph V. Furino v. Arthur Hoover, Esq. et. al.
    • 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 Involvement:

    • 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)

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