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Chris Fialko has earned the 2022 AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell©

Chris Fialko has earned the 2022 AV Preeminent Rating, which is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethics through Martindale-Hubbell. The Martindale-Hubbell© Peer Review Ratings have been an important part of Martindale-Hubbell’s services to the legal community since 1887. The ratings process, which evaluates lawyers both in the U.S. and Canada, is...
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Chris Fialko named the Best Lawyers® 2022 Criminal Defense: General Practice “Lawyer of the Year” in Charlotte

Chris Fialko was recently named the Best Lawyers® 2022 Criminal Defense: General Practice “Lawyer of the Year” in Charlotte. As Best Lawyers describes the recognition: The best lawyers know who the best lawyers are.  Just last year, Chris Fialko was named the Best Lawyers® 2021 Criminal Defense: White-Collar “Lawyer of the Year” in Charlotte. And in 2016,...
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Fialko Law, PLLC received a Metro Tier One ranking in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in Criminal Defense: General Practice and White-Collar in Charlotte.

On November 5, 2020, Fialko Law, PLLC received a Metro Tier One ranking in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in Criminal Defense: General Practice and White-Collar in Charlotte. U.S. News explains, “This year we reviewed 15,587 law firms throughout the United States – across 75 national practice areas...
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Chris Fialko was recently named the Best Lawyers® 2021 Criminal Defense: White-Collar “Lawyer of the Year” in Charlotte

As Best Lawyers describes the recognition: Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 9.4 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. Our founding principle remains unchanged since 1981 and forms the basis of our transparent methodology: The best lawyers know who the best lawyers are. (As always, no fee or payment to...
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Top 25 Charlotte – Super Lawyers

North Carolina 2020- Super Lawyers Top 25 Charlotte AN ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF THE CHARLOTTE AREA LAWYERS WHO RANKED TOP OF THE LIST IN THE 2020 NORTH CAROLINA SUPER LAWYERS NOMINATION, RESEARCH AND BLUE RIBBON REVIEW PROCESS Cooney, III, James P., Womble Bond Dickinson, Charlotte Culp, Heather W., Essex Richards, Charlotte Davis, Edward B., Bell Davis...
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Commission Appointment

Chris Fialko was reappointed by Mark Martin, Chief Justice, to the North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission for a term of two years. From July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2019. Chief Justice Martin appreciates Chris Fialko’s commitment of time and talent to this important Commission, which works to advance the administration of justice...
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NCAJ Award

Advocates for Justice April 27, 2017 Dear Chris, As President of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, I have the honor of selecting the recipients of the 2017 Ebbie Award. This award was established to recognize NCAJ members for exceptional service and inspired commitment to the organization. I want to thank you for all you...
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Super Lawyers

North Carolina 2017 Super Lawyers Top 25 Charlotte Area Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multi-phase selection process The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. We limit the lawyer ratings to those...
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One Man Wolf Pack: Chris Fialko

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly One-man wolf pack Source: Bantz, Phillip. “One-Man Wolf Pack.” North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, 16 Dec. 2015. Prominent Charlotte criminal defense lawyer Christopher Fialko is going solo. His current firm, Rudolf Widenhouse & Fialko, announced earlier this month that Fialko will be kicking off the New Year by separating from his longtime...
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Hardy Case Unravels

Domestic Abuse Case Against Hardy Unravels Source: Gordon, Michael, et al. “Domestic Abuse Case against Hardy Unravels.” Charlotte Observer, 10 Feb. 2015, pp. 1A–5A State’s key witness, Nicole Holder, could not be found to testify Carolina Panther Greg Hardy exits the Mecklenburg County courthouse Monday with his attorneys, Frank Maister, left, and Chris Fialko, right. In...
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Simmons Brief

In the case of the United States v. Jason Edward Simmons, Chris Fialko of Charlotte, NC petitioned for a rehearing. The Petition for Rehearing was Granted.
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