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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.

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Meet the Staff at
Kalka & Baer LLC

  • Melinda Schwartz
    Melinda Schwartz Senior Litigation Paralegal
  • Alison Easterby
    Alison Easterby Senior Paralegal
  • Jacqueline (Jackie) Werntz
    Jacqueline (Jackie) Werntz Senior Paralegal
  • Yisel Ceballos
    Yisel Ceballos Paralegal
  • Christine Carroll
    Christine Carroll Paralegal
  • Roshni Patel
    Roshni Patel Legal Assistant
  • 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 Paralegal
    Alison Easterby

    Alison is a Senior Paralegal at Kalka & Baer, LLC. Before joining our team, she worked for a large insurance defense law firm for many years and then moved to a workers’ compensation firm, where she spent almost seven years helping injured workers. She is happy that her move to Kalka & Baer allows her to continue to help injured Georgians. When she is away from the office, Alison loves going to concerts with her husband and two kids, has a house full of pets, and loves photography.

  • Jacqueline (Jackie) Werntz Senior Paralegal
    Jacqueline (Jackie) Werntz

    Jacqueline is a Senior Paralegal at Kalka & Baer, LLC, where she works on a daily basis with Attorney Matthew Broun. With over 7 years of experience in the personal injury field, she has 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 Masters 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 is a Bilingual Paralegal in English and Spanish at the Kalka & Baer Law Firm. She came to the firm in 2014 as an intern and has been quickly advancing in the company. She is fully dedicated and passionate to help others through her work. Yisel is Latina from Panama and moved to the United States in pursuit of her legal career. She graduated from Clayton State University with a Bachelor of Science Program in Legal Studies in 2016. In addition, she earned an Associates in Applied Science and the Paralegal Certificate Programs in 2015. After hours, she enjoys quality time with family and friends, she is a sports fan, loves to travel, good food, good music, reading and jigsaw puzzles.

  • Christine Carroll Paralegal
    Christine Carroll

    Christine is a paralegal at Kalka & Baer, LLC where she manages pre-litigation cases for Attorney Bryan Baer. She joined Kalka & Baer, LLC 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 Legal Assistant
    Roshni Patel

    Roshni is a Legal Assistant at Kalka & Baer, LLC, where she ensures the daily performances run efficiently. She is responsible for providing administrative assistance to the legal staff as well as managing the general office operations. 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 friends and family and volunteering at "Books for Africa".

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “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.

  • “Bryan is a man of his word and has the utmost integrity. ”


  • “Matthew Broun with Kalka and Baer handled my case with diligence, professionalism and we obtained the result we were after. I received impeccable support and felt confident throughout my case with Matthew by side.”

    Anne Marie Tison

  • “If anyone has such a tragic event, in their lives, Tony is the attorney to whom to turn. He will be forever in your memory as not only a good lawyer, but a member of your family.”
  • “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

  • “The outcome of my case was more than I expected. I would definitely recommend Kalka & Baer LLC.”


  • “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.

  • “Tony Kalka is an Extraordinary Attorney, I can never thank enough. If it had not been for Tony Kalka, Kalka & Baer Law Firm, I would not be physically or logically writing this. He literally saved me from having a nervous breakdown.”

    M. Kay Weatherford

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

    Deb H.

  • “Not only is Tony a remarkable attorney, but he is an extraordinary human being.”


  • “Tony sat me down and laid out all the next steps be followed. He did what he had advised and everything turned out just right. They are honest which allows you to make an intelligent decision.”


  • “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

  • “There will never be enough words that can describe the type of lawyer, professional, confidant, and friend that Tony Kalka and Renee Smith have been thru the entire ordeal of my case. To say that they have gone above and beyond, is a complete understatemen”

    Meg Bennett

  • “My lawyer was Alfred Evans and I can sincerely say without a doubt that this man did everything right. He always kept me informed of what was going on and I felt he and his people were doing everything in my best interest.”

    Billy S

  • “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

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