The Law Office of Kristopher M. Dennis
Kristopher M. Dennis, Esq.
Kristopher, born and raised in Staten Island, New York, is an experienced attorney that has successfully litigated and handled appeals, in State and Federal Courts, involving diverse practice areas, including, but not limited, to legal malpractice, miscellaneous professional liability, insurance coverage, personal injury, employment law, accountants professional liability, commercial litigation, business disputes and family law. Prior to opening his own practice Kristopher was a partner in a national insurance defense firm where he successfully defended professionals, was involved in drafting insurance policies and representing insurers in insurance coverage matters. Kristopher has represented the London Insurance Market in connection with several high profile and high exposure matters, including the New England Teamsters’ Pension Fund litigation, IPO Laddering litigation and the Lernout & Hauspie-related litigation.
Kristopher is a contributing author to the course-book for the Bi-Annual New York State Bar Association’s Legal Malpractice Litigation and Risk Management Seminar (2003, 2005 and 2007), has been a featured speaker at the New York City Bar “Bridge-the-Gap” Program on the topics, “Identifying and Responding to Professional Liability Claims” and “Loss Prevention for Lawyers and Law Firms” and has presented for Strafford Webinars. Kristopher has been involved in several reported professional liability cases and has provided presentations to insurance industry clients on various professional liability topics including the “Sub-prime Mortgage Crisis,” “General Counsel Liability-LPL Claims Against Employed Lawyers,” and “Bankruptcy and Lawyer Liability.”
About The Law Office of Kristopher M. Dennis
Founded in January 2014, The Law Office of Kristopher M. Dennis is located in the heart of the Financial District, and handles matters throughout the Five Boroughs, Long Island and Westchester.
The Law Office of Kristopher M. Dennis is dedicated to providing clients with innovative and cost efficient solutions with a personal touch.
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Bar Admissions: New York, New Jersey, United States District Court for Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York and New Jersey District Court
Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York - J.D.
College of Staten Island, City University of New York B.A., with highest honors, Political Science
Bruno, J. and Dennis, K. Proximate Causation: New York Grapples With the Burden on Plaintiffs in Legal Malpractice Actions– PLUS Journal, February 2009, Volume XXII, No. 2, page 2.
Bruno, J. and Dennis, K. Collectability in the Legal Malpractice Action: Which Party Bears the Burden of Proof- Professionals’, Officers’ and Directors’ Liability Committee Newsletter, ABA TIPS Spring 2009, page 5.
Cherubin Antiques, Inc. v. Matiash, 106 AD3d 861 (2d Dept 2013); Hassan v. Wallach, 92 AD3d 446 (1st Dept 2012); Peek v Scialdone, 56 AD3d 743 (2d Dept 2008); Somma v Dansker & Aspromonte Assoc., 44 AD3d 376 (1st Dept 2007); Wright v Meyers & Spencer, LLP, 46 AD3d 805 (1st Dept 2007); Jones v Lopez, 12 Misc3d 1184(A) (SCt Bronx Co 2006); Demo v. Badie, 14 AD3d 436 (1st Dept 2005).