A native of Carrollton, Georgia, Chris graduated from the University of Georgia Law School in 1993 and returned to his hometown to practice law. Chris’ areas of expertise include Social Security Disability, Workers’ Compensation, and civil litigation in personal injury, employment discrimination, and medical malpractice. He has represented hundreds of Social Security Disability clients at hearings in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. He has tried Workers’ Compensation claims throughout the State of Georgia. Chris is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Alabama, and has represented clients in Georgia’s Superior and State Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of Georgia. He also has represented clients in U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia, and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Chris has represented clients in Circuit and District Courts in the State of Alabama, as well as the Supreme Court of Alabama. Today Chris is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyer’s Association, the American Bar Association, and is a Sustaining Member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives (NOSSCR).

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