Meet Attorney Chris Folsom
Attorney Chris Folsom’s decision to focus on personal injury law and litigation began with his experience clerking for over 50 personal injury trials, including motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, medical malpractice actions, and products liability actions.
Witnessing the impact and relief that legal victories brought to injury victims inspired him to commit his career to their aid.
Chris’s hands-on experience as a Temporary Assistant Clerk in New Haven Superior Court equipped him with a deep understanding of the field, enabling him to make significant strides since he began practicing Plaintiff’s personal injury in 2019.
Notable Cases and Success Stories
Chris has made a notable difference in the lives of many clients through various means, including settlement, mediation, and trial. Some highlights include:
Secured settlements for victims of impaired drivers.
Achieved settlements through mediation for a dog-bite victim.
Secured a settlement for a woman who slipped and fell in a Walmart.
Obtained judgments in trials where liability was highly contested.
What His Clients Say
Clients appreciate Chris’s diligence and personalized approach:
“I’ve had a really great experience working with Aeton Law Partners. They listened to me and educated me properly on everything that was going on and never left me in the dark! I feel as though they provided far beyond customer service! Thank you for seeing me! I 10/10 recommend! Shoutout to Chris Folsom and everyone else working behind the scenes to help people like me!”
“My experience with Aeton Law Partners exceeded my expectations Attorney Chris Folsom is an amazing attorney. He has a high level of professionalism and also is concerned and compassionate during stressful situations. He responds quickly and keeps you updated. I’m referring him to all my friends and family.”
Personal Philosophy: Honest Representation
Chris’s approach to personal injury law is honest, thorough, client-focused, compassionate, empathetic, results-oriented, and determined. He stands out for his deep commitment to achieving justice for his clients and providing them with personalized, empathetic support.
Chris is actively engaged in his local community, where he shares insights on insurance companies, property damage claims, and the importance of appropriate insurance coverage.
He is a member of the New Haven County Bar Association and Connecticut Bar Association and has been recognized for his efforts through the lawyers in libraries program.
More About Chris Folsom
Outside of his legal practice, Chris enjoys spending quality time with family and friends and vacationing with his wife, Jacqueline. An avid golfer and competitive basketball and softball player, his love for sports complements his fighting spirit in the courtroom.
Chris graduated from Quinnipiac University School of Law and was recognized as a Rising Star in plaintiff’s personal injury by Connecticut Super Lawyers in both 2022 and 2023, a distinction given to only 2.5% of attorneys nominated for the award.
His comprehensive education and unique clerking experience set a strong foundation for his career, empowering him to represent his clients effectively and compassionately.
- J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law Honors: Magna Cum Laude Performance in Oral Advocacy, Superior Classroom Performance, Outstanding Service to the Law School Distinguished Academic Achievement: Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights
- B.S., Southern Connecticut State University Business Management, Cum Laude
- Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Star
- State Bar of Connecticut
- Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
- Delta Mu Delta International Business Honor Society