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Personal injury cases can result in complex court processes and complicated legal procedures that may not result in compensation if not handled correctly. When you have suffered at the hands of a negligent driver, defective product or an unsafe work environment, it is vital that you get the financial restitution you deserve. Our firm can provide the means necessary to fight for your rights and do everything we can to obtain a positive settlement. Having achieved over 26.8 million in past case results, our Alpharetta personal injury attorneys are prepared to stop at nothing.

At Kalka & Baer LLC, our lead attorney, Anthony Kalka, has made it is mission to provide qualified and knowledgeable services to the residents of Georgia in the counties of Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Troup, Forsyth and Gwinnett. He has earned the title of Georgia's Super Lawyers® Rising StarsSM in 2006 and again from the years 2009-2013, as well as Georgia's Super Lawyers® for 2014-2018.

In addition, Attorney Bryan Baer has shown a high level of dedication and passionate legal advocacy, in being listed in Georgia's Super Lawyers® Rising StarsSM from 2010-2014 and Georgia's Super Lawyers® from 2015-2018. This year the firm was listed as one of the Top 3 Personal Injury Lawyers in Atlanta, GA by Three Best Rated.

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 Paralegal at Kalka & Baer, LLC. Before joining our team, she worked for a large insurance defense law firm for seven years before moving 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 live music, photography and wine.

  • 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 from 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 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

  • “God forbid, if my family is in another accident then I will not hesitate to call Tony Kalka!”

    Tucker K.

  • “He truly cares about you, your family, your recovery, and getting the best result for you.”

    Kelly

  • “Anthony and his team exceeded our expectations. ”

    Jerry Griffin

  • “I would highly recommend that anyone who finds themselves feeling unfairly treated by an insurance company seek Tony's counsel before they settle.”

    TG

  • “Despite this great challenge, Anthony still got us a settlement, coming through for us a second time.”

    Joe and Philene A.

  • “He is a very competent professional with human values and worked very quickly for me and my family.”

    Carmen V.

  • “His law firm took our case over and he fought my insurance company every step of the way until they finally reimbursed us for a fair settlement.”

    Brad H.

  • “Thank you so much, Tony, for all your help. It was an absolute pleasure to know you.”

    Almin L.

  • “Mr. Baer got our daughter the best possible settlement and we are extremely grateful.”

    Tami Barrett

  • “Kalka & Baer, LLC helped me receive treatment and a fair settlement. Thank you, Mr. Kalka.”

    Fred H.

  • “I wish to graciously thank you and your team for all of the assistance and support that you have provided with regard to our case.”

    Adam I.

  • “I would recommend them to family and friends”

    K.M.

  • “Tony Kafka was an exceptional and great lawyer; he provided professional, courteous, and tremendous service.”

    Dorris R.

  • “I have referred Tony countless times and he has never once let me down, treating each of the people I send to him as well and as effectively as he treated me.”

    Kerry O.

  • “I loved their hard-nose attitude and diligence.”

    Penn G.

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