Christine M. Schibani Esq. has over 20 years of experience representing plaintiffs injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, school accidents, wrongful deaths, nursing home negligence and slip/trip and falls. Christine advocates for her clients from a place of empathy and compassion. Specializing in personal injury and negotiation solely has allowed Christine to continue to provide her client’s with the level of expertise needed to produce the best results possible. Christine prides herself in keeping the lines of communication open with her clients from the inception to resolution of the case.
Since joining the firm of Jacoby & Jacoby in 2001, Christine has secured multiple six and seven figure settlements for her clients through mediations, arbitrations and direct settlement negotiations. Christine has a solid reputation and rapport with both her fellow attorneys and insurance representatives due to her straightforward, honest and respectful approach to settlement negotiations. Christine has had several notable settlements featured in the New York Jury Verdict Reporter, Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements and New York Lawyer Top New York Verdicts report. Christine also has extensive knowledge and experience in the area of lien reductions and waivers, particularly in the area of Medicare. She is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Suffolk County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.
Christine was admitted to practice law in the Second Department in 2001. Prior to her admission, she graduated Magnum Cum Laude from Rider University with Baccalaurete Honors, a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1997. While at Rider Christine was named a Trustee Scholar and Clayton Family Endowed Scholar. She was also a member of the Honor Key, Omicron Delta Kappa, Psi Chi, Phi Sigma Alpha and Phi Sigma Tau Honor Societies. Her thesis on the psychology of juries was recognized by the faculty with distinguished excellence. As captain of her school’s Mock Trial team she helped bring her team to victory in the State finals. Also as a student member of the Pre-law Faculty committee she was an instrumental part in the development of the universities Trial Advocacy Course. In 2000 Christine graduated with a Juris Doctorate from Hofstra Law School. Since her admission she has spent most of her career representing clients as an associate of the firm Jacoby & Jacoby in their personal injury department. Christine continues to stay up to date on the ever changing case law in the area of personal injury.
Christine encourages anyone injured in an accident to contact the Law Offices of Jacoby & Jacoby to schedule a free consultation so that they can be advised of their rights, responsibilities and New York State time limits going forward.