Chris Kallianos

Chris Kallianos, Litigation Attorney

Throughout his 31-year legal career, Chris has been committed to providing exceptional legal representation and personalized legal services to each and every client he represents. During that time, Chris has obtained over 75 six and seven figure verdicts, settlements and arbitration awards for his clients in a wide range of complex personal injury cases and other legal matters including, among others, motor vehicle accidentsmedical malpracticenursing home neglectcatastrophic injuries (severe burnbrain and spinal injuries), construction accidentsworkers’ compensationwrongful death and business disputes. In every case, Chris is dedicated to using his experience, skill and knowledge as a trial attorney to help his clients obtain the compensation they are entitled to under the law.

A History of Working for Injured People

Chris’s extensive and diverse work history in the legal field provides him with a unique perspective on how to successfully litigate cases against large corporations and insurance companies to maximize his client’s chances of success.

In 1987, Chris began his legal career in Charlotte at Parker, Poe, Adams & Bernstein, LLP, one of the state’s largest law firms, defending companies in litigation matters in both state and federal courts.

In 1993, Chris accepted a position as in-house counsel at First Union Corporation (now Wells Fargo) handling complex litigation cases across the country. As Vice-President and Assistant General Counsel, Chris was also responsible for overseeing and defending the personal injury and risk management cases against the company.

In 1997, Chris joined with his law partner Jeff Warren to form Warren & Kallianos, a personal injury firm exclusively focused on protecting the rights of those injured by the negligence of others. His skill, reputation and accomplishments have been recognized by his peers and numerous state and national organizations and associations, including the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in North Carolina (2009-2018), Super Lawyers (2012-2018), AVVO (Superb rating) and Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

In addition to practicing law, Chris believes in public service and the need to support organizations that protect access to justice and the right to a jury trial. Chris has served on the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) and is a Sustaining Patron of the NCAJ, one of the state’s leading organizations dedicated to protecting the legal rights of victims of negligence.

Chris has also served on the Mecklenburg County Bar Fee Dispute Resolution Committee and Public Information and Education Committee. For six years, Chris also served as Mayor-Pro-Tem and as a Commissioner on the Matthews Town Council in Matthews, North Carolina.

Education & Life Outside of Work

Chris was born and raised in North Carolina and is a lifelong native. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) where he studied psychology and business. Chris received his law degree with honors from UNC in 1987. While in law school, Chris served as a member of the North Carolina Law Review and was appointed to the Board of Editors of the North Carolina Law Review.

Chris is a published author on topics ranging from medical negligence to bad faith insurance practices. He is admitted in all North Carolina federal and state courts, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and is a Certified North Carolina Superior Court Mediator.

Chris has an active life outside the practice of law.  He enjoys spending as much time with his family as possible. Chris is married, he has three wonderful daughters who are all married, and three grandchildren. He is an avid golfer, former competitive tennis player, and enjoys working out most days at the YMCA. His hobbies include reading, writing and cooking.

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Testimonials

I recommend them to everyone.

"Great people to help me with my case, Great Lawyer and Paralegals. they always answered the phone, always had a response for my question. I recommend them to everyone. they also have someone that speaks Spanish (for my parents) I am thankful for everything and time that they give me. thank you so much, God bless."

Client

Warren & Kallianos
5.0
2018-10-07T23:27:01+00:00

Client

"Great people to help me with my case, Great Lawyer and Paralegals. they always answered the phone, always had a response for my question. I recommend them to everyone. they also have someone that speaks Spanish (for my parents) I am thankful for everything and time that they give me. thank you so much, God bless."

I would definitely recommend them to any and every one!

"We were referred to Jeff Warren from another attorney and had a great experience with my son’s medical injury case/settlement, I have always been hesitant about personal injury lawsuit’s and attorneys but Jeff and his practice made the whole process easy and stress free from the beginning to the end. I would definitely recommend them to any and every one!!! We are very grateful to Jeff and his staff for all their patience and knowledge."

Client

Warren & Kallianos
5.0
2018-10-07T23:22:13+00:00

Client

"We were referred to Jeff Warren from another attorney and had a great experience with my son’s medical injury case/settlement, I have always been hesitant about personal injury lawsuit’s and attorneys but Jeff and his practice made the whole process easy and stress free from the beginning to the end. I would definitely recommend them to any and every one!!! We are very grateful to Jeff and his staff for all their patience and knowledge."

He’s honest and dedicated to his clients

"Chris Kallianos was my lawyer for over a year after a bad car accident. He’s honest and dedicated to his clients, and I would recommend him to anyone that needs a lawyer in the future."

Client

Warren & Kallianos
2018-10-07T23:31:05+00:00

Client

"Chris Kallianos was my lawyer for over a year after a bad car accident. He’s honest and dedicated to his clients, and I would recommend him to anyone that needs a lawyer in the future."

I would highly recommend Mr. Kallianos and his staff

"Chris Kallianos has been such a blessing to our family during this trying time! He has done an excellent job in making sure we are informed of what is going on with our case. I would highly recommend Mr. Kallianos and his staff if you have a personal injury you are dealing with. We truly appreciate all of your hard work! Best lawyer around!"

Client

Warren & Kallianos
5.0
2018-10-07T23:25:16+00:00

Client

"Chris Kallianos has been such a blessing to our family during this trying time! He has done an excellent job in making sure we are informed of what is going on with our case. I would highly recommend Mr. Kallianos and his staff if you have a personal injury you are dealing with. We truly appreciate all of your hard work! Best lawyer around!"

Not sure how we would have managed without this Law Firm

"Not sure how we would have managed without this Law Firm. They have been extremely compassionate about my husbands injury causing disability – which has been a life changing event for our family. They are always available to talk with us no matter when we call. They have kept us up to date regarding the case, which has kept us from worrying. I would recommend this Law Firm to anyone who needs legal help."

Client

Warren & Kallianos
5.0
2018-10-07T23:29:03+00:00

Client

"Not sure how we would have managed without this Law Firm. They have been extremely compassionate about my husbands injury causing disability – which has been a life changing event for our family. They are always available to talk with us no matter when we call. They have kept us up to date regarding the case, which has kept us from worrying. I would recommend this Law Firm to anyone who needs legal help."

Committed Personal Injury Attorneys

"Having worked with both Chris and Jeff, as well as their office staff, I can say with confidence that they are the most sincere, committed personal injury attorneys I have ever met. They are passionate about making sure their clients get a fair settlement, and are sympathetic to the disruption and even trauma that the whole process can create. It helps that they are a small team, and everyone knows the clients and their situations."

Client

Warren & Kallianos
5.0
2018-09-28T23:52:45+00:00

Client

"Having worked with both Chris and Jeff, as well as their office staff, I can say with confidence that they are the most sincere, committed personal injury attorneys I have ever met. They are passionate about making sure their clients get a fair settlement, and are sympathetic to the disruption and even trauma that the whole process can create. It helps that they are a small team, and everyone knows the clients and their situations."
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