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Meet Our Marietta Injury Attorneys

Skilled & Experienced Team Serving Georgia

At Kalka & Baer LLC, our team of attorneys is fully prepared to take on complex personal injury cases, including those involving automobile accidents, products liability, catastrophic injuries, and more. Our personal injury lawyers serve Marietta and beyond, helping clients in Fulton, Troup, Clayton, Clarke, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Cherokee, DeKalb, and Cobb counties.

We are fully committed to holding negligent individual responsible for behavior that harms the lives of others, and our passion has earned us a spot on the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 from 2013 to 2015, and one of the Top 3 Personal Injury Lawyers in Atlanta, GA by Three Best Rated. We never back down from a challenge and we can take on even the most complex matters.

Client-Focused & Committed to Success

Our team of attorneys at Kalka & Baer LLC consists of Tony Kalka, Bryan Baer, and Matthew Broun. Each of them is highly distinguished by both clients and peers. Attorney Kalka was named as a Rising Star℠ by Georgia's Super Lawyers® in 2006, 2009-2013, in addition to being selected as a Super Lawyers® in 2014-2017. Attorney Baer was also included by Georgia's Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star℠ in the years 2010-2013 and Super Lawyers® from 2015-2017. In 2015, he was part of Georgia's Top 100 Lawyers. Furthermore, both Bryan and Tony were chosen as Georgia Trend's Legal Elite.

Meet Our Accomplished Attorneys

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Meet the Staff at
Kalka & Baer LLC

  • Melinda Schwartz
    Melinda Schwartz Senior Litigation Paralegal
  • Alison Easterby
    Alison Easterby Senior Litigation Paralegal
  • Jacqueline (Jackie) Werntz
    Jacqueline (Jackie) Werntz Firm Administrator
  • Yisel Ceballos
    Yisel Ceballos Paralegal
  • Christine Carroll
    Christine Carroll Paralegal
  • Roshni Patel
    Roshni Patel Paralegal
  • Natalie Mellon
    Natalie Mellon Paralegal
  • Melinda Schwartz Senior Litigation Paralegal
    Melinda Schwartz

    Melinda graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelors in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and International Trade. After college, she was a buyer for Rich’s and Federated Department stores then made the switch to the legal profession. She earned her Paralegal Certification from the National Center for Paralegal Training and began her legal career as a Senior Litigation Paralegal for State Farm Insurance Companies where she handled complex bodily injury claims for 17 years prior to retiring from the company and venturing into another area of law. Prior to joining Kalka & Baer, Melinda worked for Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers as a paralegal for the Commercial Litigation Team handling Arson & Fraud, Bad Faith Litigation, Insurance Coverage and Property Insurance Litigation. She enjoys reading, college football, baking and needlework. She is the proud mom of successful adult sons and boxer puppy named Zoe. She is an active member of the Linus Project and donates all her handcrafted needlework designs for distribution to local children in hospitals, shelters, and other social service agencies.

  • Alison Easterby Senior Litigation Paralegal
    Alison Easterby

    Alison is a Senior Litigation Paralegal at Kalka & Baer, LLC. Before joining our team, she worked for one of the largest insurance defense law firms in the southeast for seven years. Following her work at the defense firm, Alison worked for a workers’ compensation firm for almost seven years, where she helped injured workers all over Georgia obtain the medical treatment they needed to recover and disability benefits to help pay their bills. When she is away from the office, Alison is a freelance photographer specializing in children’s portraiture, but she really loves capturing beautiful graffiti found throughout Atlanta. In 2012 she founded Busy Girl Cosmetics, a skin care line developed specifically for people who suffer from extremely sensitive skin and skin disorders. Her family-run business is proud to donate a portion of proceeds to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. She and her husband enjoy cooking together and finding wonderful wines to share with their adult children.

  • Jacqueline (Jackie) Werntz Firm Administrator
    Jacqueline (Jackie) Werntz

    Jacqueline is the Firm Administrator at Kalka & Baer, LLC, where she focuses on optimizing the day to day business of the firm. With over 7 years of experience in the personal injury field, she has a unique set of invaluable skills and experiences to offer at Kalka & Baer, LLC. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2007 with a Bachelors of Arts in History and earned a Certificate in Paralegal Studies from the University of Georgia in 2011. Additionally, she has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Mercer University. Jacqueline spends her free time enjoying the outdoors, volunteering with CUREChildhood Cancer and attending sporting events.

  • Yisel Ceballos Paralegal
    Yisel Ceballos

    Yisel has been a part of Kalka & Baer since 2014. She is Attorney Bryan Baer’s paralegal and is bilingual in English and Spanish. She came to the firm as an intern and has since quickly advanced in the company. She is fully dedicated and passionate to help others through her work. Yisel is native of Panama and moved to the United States in pursuit of her legal career. In 2016, she graduated from Clayton State University with a Bachelor of Science Program in Legal Studies. In addition, Yisel earned her Associates in Applied Science and her Paralegal Certificate in 2015. Yisel’s free time consists of spending quality time with family and friends, she loves sports, traveling, great food, music, reading and jigsaw puzzles.

  • Christine Carroll Paralegal
    Christine Carroll

    Christine is a paralegal at Kalka & Baer, LLC, where she supports Attorney Caroline Owings. She joined the firm with over ten years of legal office experience, which includes an extensive background in personal injury. Her passion for law and helping injured clients has become her calling and is evident each day as she leads clients through the case process from beginning to end. Christine studied Music Education at Georgia Southern University and earned a Certificate of Paralegal Studies from the University of Georgia in 2005. She is the proud mother of two sons and enjoys spending time with family and friends going to Braves games, Gwinnett Gladiators hockey games and concerts.

  • Roshni Patel Paralegal
    Roshni Patel

    Roshni is a Paralegal at Kalka & Baer, LLC, where she handles pre-litigation cases. She primarily supports Attorney Matthew Broun in optimizing client services from the initial intake process through a resolution. When she is not working on client cases, she assists the Firm Administrator in the day to day operations of the firm. Roshni graduated from Georgia State University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She is hopeful to one day pursue a career in law. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and traveling.

  • Natalie Mellon Paralegal
    Natalie Mellon

    Natalie Mellon is a paralegal at Kalka & Baer, LLC, who provides direct support to Attorney Matthew Broun. She brings with her over four years of experience exclusively in Personal Injury Law where she works diligently with injured parties along with their attorney from intake to resolution of their case. Natalie graduated summa cum laude from Herzing University in Atlanta, Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies. She prides herself on the customer service and compassionate attention the firm provides all their clients, which is not always the focus of many other firms in the industry. When Natalie is away from the office, she enjoys kicking up dust on nature trails and rock-climbing with her husband and two small children. When she is not enjoying the outdoors, Natalie enjoys spending time with her extended family and friends.

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “I felt as though he was my family and he was fighting for me.”

    Deb H.

  • “He's reliable, understanding, professional, patient..the list goes on! He never treated me as "just another client" and promptly responded to every email/phone call.”

    Eryka Gray

  • “Tony and his team put together a case and helped me when no one else could I was able to get a recovery.”

    C Rabren

  • “Man did they deliver on their promise. They fought hard make sure I received the recovery necessary get me and my family back on our feet after the accident. I have attorneys for life.”

    E. Ripley

  • “Bryan is, without a doubt, a miracle worker.”

    Denise D.

  • “Everything was dealt with in a timely manner and I was well informed throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend using Tony Kalka!”

    Jessica

  • “You will not find another law firm that will do the things the wonderful people here will do for you.”

    Andrew

  • “I would never use another attorney for personal injury. Tony loves his job and it shows in his work!”

    Robin

  • “I highly recommend Tony and his team! They are very professional and know how to get the MOST for all of their clients!”

    Jessica

  • “cannot thank you enough for the hard work, diligence and time you put forth on my personal injury case. At all times you displayed professionalism, integrity and compassion.”

    C. Icemp

  • “I'm not sure what I would have done without Kalka & Baer LLC. Their staff was very helpful in addressing my concerns. Tony and Bryan- I appreciate your work and all you have done for me. I will refer everyone I know to you.”

    M. Morgan

  • “Bryan has been patient, candid and has instructed me every step of the way to what is going on in my case. I would recommend and have recommended Bryan to anyone that needs a GREAT Attorney. He is the BEST by far!”

    Yvette H.

  • “I am here to recommend Tony Kalka to anyone that desires a knowledgeable attorney that is efficient and thorough for a lawsuit victory. Mr. Kalka has adequately demonstrated to be the highest quality and an excellent choice.”

    Christrost

  • “Tony was referred highly from a friend and did not disappoint. I appreciate everything he has done for us and enjoy working as a "team" with him throughout this process.”

    Maleeia

  • “I placed it all in his hands, and I was not let down! I have grown to look at Tony as a friend, and will use Kalka and Baer law firm in an instant in the future.”

    Mike T.

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