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Chris Causey

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Christopher R. Causey

has been practicing law for 17 years. He has successfully tried personal injury cases, divorce matters and commercial lawsuits in state and federal courts in Maine and Alaska.  

Personal Injury: Chris has recovered millions of dollars for his personal injury clients, including motorcycle riders, bicyclists, innocent drivers, pedestrians, and family members of those injured or killed by the negligence or wrongful acts of others.

Chris handles cases against commercial truck drivers, property owners, corporations and other businesses, state and local government entities, and professionals. These cases include wrongful death, slip-and-fall, car and motorcycle accidents, premises liability, dog bites, medical and dental malpractice claims, products liability, assaults and boating cases.

Divorce/Family Law: Chris has also developed expertise in representing clients in complex divorce and family law cases, including those cases involving spousal support, business valuations, multiple parcels of real estate, complex compensation packages and retirement structures, financial misconduct, domestic abuse and child-custody battles. Chris's approach to his divorce and family law cases focuses on providing his clients with trusted counsel and achieving successful results, whether through negotiated settlement or at trial.

Mediation/Dispute Resolution: Chris is routinely hired as a mediator, specializing in divorce, commercial and personal injury cases.  He has conducted several hundred mediations throughout Maine.

Bar Memberships and Associations of Distinction:  Chris is admitted to practice law in Maine and Alaska and the Federal District Courts for the Districts of Maine and Alaska. He is a member of the Maine State Bar Association, the Maine Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice and the American Bar Association. Chris has also served as the co-chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Maine Bar Association.

Education and Judicial Clerkship: Chris earned his law degree from Lewis & Clark Law School, in Portland, Oregon, where he was a member of the Cornelius Honor Society and the 1999 recipient of Harpole Legacy Award for legal scholarship and joy for life. Following law school, from 2000 through 2002, Chris clerked for the Honorable H. Russel Holland of the United States District Court of Alaska, presiding judge over the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Federal litigation.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University, where he received the Lascher Writing Award for Fiction.

Chris also holds a Certificate of Completion from the Harvard Law School 13-week Mediation Program. 

Personal: In between college and law school Chris worked for several years as a commercial fisherman in Kodiak, Alaska. He now lives in Falmouth, Maine, is the father of two daughters and enjoys cycling, hiking, travel, and attending swim meets. 

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  • D.S. Recommends Chris Causey

    You acted with the utmost professionalism during my divorce proceedings. You were a good listener, but also very clear in your guidance. You had the perfect balance to both navigate me through the divorce and steer me in the right direction when I start to veer off course.
  • Anonymous Recommends Chris Causey

    I am very happy with the counsel, advice and the results Bourque Clegg Causey & Morin provided to me on both personal injury and civil litigation matters. I would, without hesitation recommend them to anyone seeking sound legal services and representation
  • G.C. Recommends Chris Causey

    Words cannot express the gratitude we have for Chris Causey. He was practical, passionate and thorough during the entire process of our case. We were comfortable and confident in trusting him completely. He is honest, straight forward, composed and clearly cares about his clients. His winning com...
  • M. J. Recommends Chris Causey

    Divorce is highly emotional with high stakes. Chris Causey excels at managing sensitive situations, creating reasonable expectations and demonstrating compassion few possess. These traits combined with extensive experience make him an excellent choice for representation. I recommend his services ...
  • D.M. Recommends Chris Causey

    Brad represented me a little bit ago and I just had time to say thank you. Being an attorney myself, I was impressed by his excellent advocacy, very reasonable rates, and transparent billing. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs a quality family law attorney.

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