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Chris is a personal injury lawyer for the Indiana law firm of Craig, Kelley & Faultless.  Chris maintains a statewide practice focusing solely on personal injury and wrongful death cases. 


Chris was raised in West Lafayette, Indiana.  He graduated Magna Cum Laude ("with great honor") from Wabash College in 2003.  Chris graduate from Indiana University School of Law Indianapolis in 2006. 


Chris has dedicated his entire professional career to fighting for the rights of injured people against insurance companies and corporations.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Chris was employed as a law clerk with Craig, Kelley & Faultless. 


Chris is a member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and The National Trial Lawyers.  In 2011, Chris was named to the Top 100 Trial Lawyers for Indiana by The National Trial Lawyers.  Chris has also been named to the Top 40 under 40 in Indiana by the National Trial Lawyers Association.  He has been named a Rising Star by Indiana Super Lawyers. 


Chris, his wife Erika, and their family reside in Indianapolis.


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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 60%
    10 years
  2. Trucking Accident: 20%
    10 years
  3. Slip and Fall: 10%
    10 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    10 years



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Alexander Ryan Craig

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Alexander Craig Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • David Wayne Craig

    I endorse this lawyer. Chris is a gifted trial lawyer. For the past several years he has been selected as one of the top trial lawyers under 40 in Indiana by Super Lawyers and The National Trial Lawyers. He has represented thousands of clients through the litigation process, including depositons, mediations and trials.


    David Craig Trucking accident Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact info

Craig, Kelley & Fautless

5845 Lawton Loop East Drive
Indianapolis, IN, 46216-1001


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201208/10/2016
MOGood Standing, Active201209/24/2012
INActive In Good Standing200608/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2016
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Top 40 Under40National Trial Lawyers2015
Rising StarIndiana Super Lawyers Magazine2015
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Rising StarIndiana Super Lawyers Magazine2014
Top 40 under 40The National Trial Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyers - IndianaThe National Trial Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyers- IndianaThe National Trial Lawyers2012
Top 40 under 40The National Trial Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyers - IndianaThe National Trial Lawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCraig, Kelley & Faultless2006 - Present
Law ClerkCraig Kelley & Faultless2004 - 2006
Alternative Programs DivisionMarion County Juvenile Court2002 - 2002
Law ClerkCarmen & Muss PLLC2001 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Academy of Truck Accident AttorneysAdvocate Member2016 - Present
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationSustaining Member2013 - Present
National Trial Lawyers Association - Top 100; IndianaMember2011 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Premise Liability TrialVerdict for the Plaintiff
Underinsured Motorist TrialVerdict for the Plaintiff
Auto Accident TrialVerdict for the Plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
AVVO Legal GuidesDiminished Value Claims2014
AVVO Legal Guides10 Property Damage FAQs2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Wabash CollegeN/AA.B.2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Proving Pain, Suffing, and More in Personal Injury LitigationMaximizing Damages for Pain and Suffering2016