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Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas, LLP Elects Christopher J. Visser as Partner

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Springfield, Mass.Christopher J. Visser, formerly an associate attorney with the firm, was elected partner effective January 1, 2017. He joined Bulkley Richardson in 2011 and works principally in its Springfield office, where he is a member of the firm’s Litigation/ADR Department and Health Law Practice Group.

His practice consists primarily of handling complex litigation with a focus in professional malpractice defense. Chris has represented physicians, mid-levels, nurses and health care organizations in all types of medical malpractice cases ranging from labor and delivery cases to cancer cases. He has also successfully represented physicians before the Board of Registration in Medicine, and other health care providers before their licensing boards. Chris also has experience representing clients in insurance coverage litigation, insurance subrogation, products liability, personal injury, trust litigation and other civil litigation matters. He has handled all aspects of prosecuting and defending civil litigation actions and has represented clients in Housing, District and Superior Court, as well as in Federal Court and Appellate Courts. Chris has also represented clients in administrative proceedings, arbitrations and mediations.

Chris is a 2003 graduate of Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. He attended Western New England University School of Law where he was a member of the National Moot Court team, and earned his J.D. in 2009, cum laude. Annually, Chris returns to Western New England University School of Law to mentor first year students in the Introduction to the Legal Profession Course. After graduating he worked for an immigration firm in Hartford and a civil litigation firm in Springfield prior to joining Bulkley Richardson.

He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York. Chris resides in Longmeadow with his wife, Jeanne, and three children.