Christopher L. Russo

Christopher L. Russo

Partner 2010 - Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice
  • Kirshenbaum & Kirshenbaum
  • 117 Metro Center Blvd. Suite 1003 Warwick, RI 02886
  • 401-946-3200

Christopher Russo enjoys his entire legal career here at Kirshenbaum & Kirshenbaum. He began his journey upon entering the Rhode Island bar in September 1991. He has been the Managing Partner of the firm since 2010.  He is admitted in both the State and Federal Bars for the State of Rhode Island Bar. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.

Christopher received his B.A. degree from Boston College in 1988. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School where he represented Suffolk University in their regional American Bar Association Trial Advocacy Competition.

Christopher is an active member of the Rhode Island Bar Association, the Rhode Island Association for Justice (past member of the Board of Governors), and The American Association for Justice (formerly known as American Trial Lawyers Association).

Christopher concentrates his practice in representing personal injury plaintiffs. He handles all matters assisting people injured in car collisions, slip and fall, bicycle and motorcycle accidents. He has handled many cases involving tractor trailer collisions. These cases require an attorney with knowledge of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and an intimate understanding of the dangers these vehicles pose to the unsuspecting victims.

Christopher also handles a variety of criminal defense matters. He has handles District Court misdemeanor offenses, Superior Court felony matters as well as Federal District Court matters.

Christopher lives in East Greenwich with his wife Maria and their two daughters, Jessica & Alexandra.

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Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 1991
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1991


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
  • Boston College
    • B.A. - 1988

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Member
  • Rhode Island Association for Justice (Past Member of the Board of Governors), Member
  • The American Association for Justice (formerly Known as American Trial Lawyers Association), Member

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