Christopher M. Vossler

Work Phone: (860) 249-1361

Fax: (860) 249-7665

Email: cvossler@hl-law.com

Mr. Vossler was graduated from Boston College (B.A., cum laude, 1982).  Immediately following his undergraduate studies, Mr. Vossler earned a law degree from Qunnipiac School of Law (J.D. 1985).

Mr. Vossler has handled many cases to verdict, and through the appellate courts, since being admitted to practice in 1985.  He has a diversified practice both before the Connecticut trial courts and appellate courts.  Mr. Vossler has been successful in obtaining favorable rulings in a number of cases that resulted in cutting edge decisions related to sports and recreation.  To that end, Mr. Vossler continues to shape the legal landscape of Connecticut with regard to the enforceability of pre-accident waivers and releases utilized in conjunction with recreation and sporting events.  His clients include motor carriers, product manufacturers, insurers, commercial retailers and restaurants, athletic clubs and teams, as well as private and municipal entities.

From 2008 to present, Mr. Vossler has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by his peers across New England.

His areas of experience include:
  • Product Liability and Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Sports and Recreation Litigation
  • Commercial and Residential Premises Liability Litigation
  • Heavy Truck/Industrial Truck Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Sexual Molestation (Individual/Institutional)
  • General Trial and Appellate Practice

Mr. Vossler is admitted to practice in the following jurisdictions:
  • State of Connecticut
  • State of New York
  • State of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut
  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Mr. Vossler's professional affiliations include the following:
  • Member -- Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member -- Connecticut Bar Association
  • Member -- Defense Research Institute
  • Member – Association of Ski Area Defense Attorneys

Ever interested in professional development, Mr. Vossler has served on the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association’s Board of Directors.  He has spoken at numerous seminars to members and other affiliations.  Mr. Vossler has served as a mediator, helping parties resolve cases prior to the commencement of trial.  He also serves as an Attorney Trial Referee in the Connecticut Superior Court.

Mr. Vossler resides with his family in West Hartford, Connecticut.