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Anthony Charles Kalka

About me

Today, Tony focuses his practice on representing catastrophically injured victims in the areas of trucking litigation, vehicular accidents, bicycle accidents, and bad faith insurance litigation. In 2006 and again from 2009-2012, Tony was selected as Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star  20012 and 2013 and as a Georgia Super Lawyer in 2014 and 2015.  This prestigious title is given to no less than 2.5% of lawyers in the state. Tony was recently nominated as a National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers, denoting his outstanding work in the legal community.  


Tony was also recognized in December 2009, 2012,  2013 by Georgia Trend magazine as one of Georgia's Legal Elite.  In March 2012,  2013, and 2014 Tony Kalka was selected to the National Trial Lawyers “Top 40 under 40.”  Tony is a Champion Member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, The Southern Trial Lawyers, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, and The Atlanta Bar. He is a CO-Chair of the Georgia Trial Lawyer Annual Convention and is a frequent lecturer on trial skills and trial advocacy. Tony is a regular volunteer of the Shepherd Center Grill Team and is active within his church and community.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    23 years, 15 thousand cases
  2. Car Accidents: 40%
    23 years, 15 thousand cases
  3. Wrongful Death: 15%
    23 years, 5 thousand cases
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    23 years, 5 thousand cases
  5. Slip and Fall Accident: 5%
    23 years, 5 thousand cases



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  • Jason Edward Downey

    Tony is a wonderful trial attorney who zealously represents his clients. Tony has tried cases throughout Georgia, in Macon, Atlanta, and other areas. He has the respect of attorneys as being extremely professional and ethical in his practice. I would not hesitate to recommend Tony for any personal injury matter, including car wreck, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, and other matters.


    Jason Downey Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kristen Lin Beightol

    I worked in the same building as Tony for several months and came to know him as a go-to lawyer for his practice specialty and a well-known and well-liked legal professional in our community. Tony not only cares about his clients, but also knows the law in his niche area. As a result, he is an expert in his specialty and an attorney worthy of referrals.


    Kristen Beightol Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Kalka & Baer LLC

1091 Cambridge Square
Ste B
Alpharetta, GA, 30009

Kalka & Baer LLC

1447 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 550
Atlanta, GA, 30309



GAActive Member in Good Standing 200211/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2016
Client's Choice Attorney for Personal InjuryAvvo2015
Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40The American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Super LawyerGA Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2014
Client's Choice Attorney for Personal InjuryAvvo2014
Top 100 Trial LawyerNational Trial Lawyers2014
Client's Choice Attorney for Personal InjuryAvvo2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Legal EliteGA Trend2013
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2012
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2012
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2012
Client's Choice Attorney for Personal InjuryAvvo2012
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2010
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2009
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2009
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerKalka & Baer LLC2011 - Present
AttorneyThe Kalka Law Firm2005 - Present
AttorneyDrew Eckl & Farnham, LLP2002 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2014 - Present
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationAffiliate Member2010 - Present
Gerogia Trial Lawyers AssociationChampion Member2009 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationCommunicaitons Committee2007 - Present
Lawyers ClubMember2006 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Evans v. Transportation Trucking Company$2,000,000
Confidential Agreement Prohibits Disclosure$1,857,000
Lenox v. Hill$1,250,00
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Publication nameTitleDate
CLE Business of Practicing LawThe Business of Practicing Law2015
ICLE- Secrets to a Successful Personal Injury PracticePutting Damages Together in a Standard Automobile Case2015
CLE International publicationProven Personal Injury Results2013
Secrets to a Successful Plantiff's Personal Injury PracticeThe In's and Out's of Running a Law Firm2011
Book for Injured Crash Victims and ClientsSharing The Road and Surving the Crash2011
GTLA Savannah WorshopGrass Roots Marketing2009
Nuts and Bolts of Trial EvidenceNuts and Bolts of Trial Evidence2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Clemson UniversityBusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Professional Personal Injury PracticePersonal Injury Damages 1012015
Plaintiffs Personal Injury PracticeThe Business of Practicing Law2015
Personal Injury SuccessWinning Personal Injury Lawyers2014
Tips for Running a Successful Plaintiff's PracticeCar Accident Success for Trial Lawyers2013
Secrests to a Successful Plaintiff's Personal Injury PracticeHow to Run and Operate a Succesful Law Firm2011
Georgia Trial Lawyers Annual Conference and SeminarTrial Advocacy2011
Georgia Trial Lawyers Paralegal TrainingHow to properly prepare cases for trial2010
Georgia Trial lawyers Annual ConventionTrial Skills2010
Georgia Arson InvestigatorsPlaintiff's perspective when your home owner insurance denies coverage.2010
YLD Annual MeetingMarketing in 20092009
GTLA Anual ConventionTrial Techniques2009
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationNuts and Bolts of Trial Techniques2008