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Hardy case unravels

Chris Fialko defends former NFL star Greg Hardy, gaining dismissal of the charges against him.

See Hardy Case Unravels.

Super Lawyers

Chris Fialko is named one of the Charlotte area's top 25 lawyers. 

See the Super Lawyers Article. 

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Commission Appointment

Chris Fialko is reappointed to the North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission by the North Carolina Chief Justice. 

See the letter here

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Fialko departs Rudolf Widenhouse & Fialko to establish own firm.

After 16 years working with Dave Rudolf and Gordon Widenhouse, Chris Fialko departs to establish own firm.

See Lawyers Weekly Article.

Simmons Brief

Chris Fialko joins an Amicus Brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice in United States v. Simmons. 

See the full brief here

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Commission Appointment

Last month North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley re-appointed Chris to serve on the North Carolina Sentencing & Policy Advisory Commission for his fifth two-year term.  As North Carolina Advocates for Justice‚Äôs representative on the Commission, Chris lends the perspective of practicing criminal defense lawyers to the work of the Commission, which meets quarterly.

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Fialko Speaks at UNC-Charlotte

On November 1, 2016 Chris Fialko was guest speaker at the Mass Incarceration class at UNC-Charlotte taught by Asst. Mecklenburg County Public Defender Toussaint Romain.


NCAJ Award

Chris Fialko receives the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Ebbie Award for exceptional service and inspired commitment to the organization. 

See the letter here