Christopher Paul Dooley


Practice Areas: Litigation Attorneys

Christopher Paul Dooley is an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Dooley was an Assistant District Attorney in the Queens District Attorney’s Office for five years.

He served as a Legal Intern at the United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York; as a Judicial Extern in New York City Criminal Court; and as a Legal Intern at the State of New York Grievance Committee for the Second Judicial Department in Brooklyn.

He also interned in the Boston, Massachusetts and Manchester, New Hampshire field offices of the United States Secret Service in the fall of 2008.

Mr. Dooley earned his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law in 2013 and attended on the St. Thomas More Scholarship, a full tuition award.

He distinguished himself in law school as a Federal Bar Council Award Recipient, a Semi-Finalist at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy Tournament of Champions, and a Finalist at the Quinnipiac ABA Annual Trial Advocacy Competition. He was an Advocate at the AAJ Mock Trial Competition and a Staff Member of St. John’s Journal of International & Comparative Law and New York International Law Review. He earned the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Counterterrorism Law and the Justice Albert H. Bosch Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.

In 2009 Mr. Dooley was graduated from St. Anselm College with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. He was a Presidential Scholarship Recipient and Vice President of Public Relations of the Rugby Club.

He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.