Christopher Paul Dooley

Christopher Paul Dooley is an Associate in our Litigation Practice Group  

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 and attended on the St. Thomas More Scholarship, a full tuition award. 

Hdistinguished 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. 

Mr. Dooley earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from St. Anselm CollegeHe 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. 

Education
St. John’s University School of Law, 2013
St. Anselm College, B.A., 2009 

Bar Admission
New York 

Recognitions 

Federal Bar Council Award, St. John’s University School of Law, (year) 

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Counterterrorism Law, St. John’s University School of Law, (year) 

Justice Albert H. Bosch Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, St. John’s University School of Law, (year) 

Semi-Finalist at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy Tournament of Champions 

Finalist at the Quinnipiac ABA Annual Trial Advocacy Competition 

Advocate at the AAJ Mock Trial Competition 

St. John’s Journal of International & Comparative Law, Staff Member 

New York International Law Review, Staff Member 



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