Louis B. Cristo
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Louis B. Cristo
Firm: Trevett Cristo Salzer & Andolina P.C.
Address: Two State Street
Suite 1000
Crossroads Building
Rochester, NY 14614
Phone: 585-851-8952
800-474-0793
Fax: 585-454-4026
E-mail: Contact Us
Web site: http://www.trevettlaw.com
http://www.newyorkcommerciallitigationattorneys.com
Accepts Credit Cards

Areas of Practice Litigation Percentage Bar Admissions
Education Honors Published Works
Affiliations
Areas of Practice:
Personal Injury Defense
General Civil Defense
Products Liability
Environmental Litigation
Commercial, Corporate, Business Litigation
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
New York, 1985
Florida, 1988
U.S. District Court Western District of New York
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
Education:
Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York, 1984
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Law Review: Albany Law Review, Note and Comment Editor, 1983 - 1984

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1981
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Major: Political Science

Published Works:
Litigating the No-Fault Serious Injury Threshold, Am Jur Trials, Vol. 59, P. 347

Escape from Debtor's Prison: The Manville Reorganization Albany Law Review Vol. 48, No. 4, 1984

Serious Injury: Meeting and Defining the Threshold Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law Journal Vol. 17, No. 1, 1988

Update of No-Fault "Serious Injury" Case Law Insurance Negligence and Compensation Law Journal Vol. 18, No. 1, 1989

Update: Products Liability Law, FICC Journal, Fall

New York State Insurance Law Handbook, Chapter Author, 2000

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Numerous presentations on trial, insurance, and personal injury litigation issues

NYSBA Law School for Claims Professionals, Founder

Successful Strategies for Auto Litigation, NYSBA, 2004 - Present

Law School for Claims Professionals, NYSBA, 2004 - 2007

Honors and Awards:
2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law, American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyers, Upstate New York: Personal Injury Defense

Martindale Hubbell AV Rated (2012)

Top Attorneys in Upstate New York (2011-present)

Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (2009-present)

SuperLawyers, Upstate New York (2008-present)

New York Super Lawyers (2007-present)

John Leach Award, Outstanding Torts and Insurance Practitioner (2005)

Committee Chair of the Year Award, NYSBA TICL Section (1998)

Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, Albany Law School (1990)

Young Lawyer Award, NYSBA Insurance Section (1990)

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Monroe County Bar Association
Member

New York State Bar Association
Member, Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law Section

New York State Bar Association, 1989 - Present
Chairman, Membership Committee

New York State Bar Association, 2002
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law section chair

New York State Bar Association
Automobile Liability Subcommittee

NYSBA Automobile Liability Committee, 1991 - 1995
Chairman

NYSBA House of Delegates, 1999 - 2004
Delegate

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Risk and Insurance Management Society, 2007 - Present

Council on Litigation Management, 2008 - Present

NY Editorial Board, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Co, 1993 - 1995

Defense Research Institute, 2000 - Present

The Natinal Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Member

The American Society for Metals (ASM)
Member

Past Employment Positions:
Deputy Town Attorney, Town of Webster, 1988 - 1995

Birth Information:
1959, Rochester, New York, United States of America
West Practice Categories:
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Assault & Battery -- Plaintiff, Bad Faith Insurance, Car Accident, Construction, Contracts, Environmental, Insurance, Litigation & Appeals, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Toxic Torts, Wrongful Death
Profile Last Updated:
12/10/2013

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