Christian E. Fisher is an Associate with Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly’s New Jersey office. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Washington, D.C.
Christian graduated magna cum laude from St. John’s University in 2015, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He then attended The Howard University School of Law. During law school, he was awarded an achievement certificate for completing 100+ hours of pro bono service hours during his law school tenure. Christian also was awarded CALI Awards in Municipal Law and for his work with the Federal Legislative Clinic and International Law of Human Rights. As part of the Federal Legislative Clinic, Christian drafted key sections to Justice Roundtable: A Roadmap for Criminal Justice Reform, a report developed by criminal justice experts outlining policy recommendations to improve the United States criminal justice system.
During law school, Christian interned at the Council for Court Excellence (“CCE”) and was later named the Earl J. Silbert Legal Fellow on behalf of CCE, where he lobbied local and federal officials relating to criminal justice reform. Christian also interned at the United States Department of Justice in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, Violent Crimes and Narcotics Trafficking Section.
Prior to joining Marks O’Neill, Christian was an Assistant Prosecutor at the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office where he spent time in the Detention Unit, the Grand Jury Unit, the Expungement Unit, the Search Warrant On-Call Unit, the Appellate Unit, and the Trial Unit. Christian was also appointed as the Mercer County Delegate to the Assistant Prosecutor’s Association of New Jersey. Prior to the Prosecutor’s Office, Christian clerked for the Honorable Gerald J. Council, J.S.C., of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County.
Since joining Marks O’Neill, Christian represents clients in various types of professional liability cases, including medical, legal, nursing home, realtor, and insurance broker malpractice actions. He also represents condominium associations and their boards of directors, defending claims such as alleged breaches of fiduciary duty and litigating issues relating to the general governance of condominium associations. Christian’s practice also includes cases under the Fair Debt Collection Practice Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
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