Christopher J. Balzli
Christopher Joseph Balzli was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He
is a 2003 graduate of Vestavia Hills High School. Chris obtained his bachelor’s
degree from the University of Alabama in 2007, with a major in Political
Science and a double minor in Business Management Computer Science. While
an undergraduate, Chris was recognized as a Pi Kappa Phi Academic Scholar.
Chris went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from Thomas Goode Jones School
of Law in Montgomery, Alabama in 2011. As a third year law student, Chris
obtained a 3L practice card which allowed him to serve as an intern with
the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. Before finishing
school, Chris also received his certification in Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Chris began his legal career at Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis &
Miles, P.C. in Montgomery. While at Beasley Allen, Chris worked in the
firms Toxic Tort’s section, focusing mainly on the BP Oil Spill
litigation. After four years in Montgomery, Chris decided to move back
to his hometown of Birmingham and joined Weaver Tidmore LLC in July of
2014. Chris is an accomplished attorney with litigation experience focused
on wrongful death, medical negligence, trucking accidents, auto accidents,
and mass tort litigation.
Chris obtained his first settlement of over $800,000.00 in just his second
year of practice. Since then, Chris has successfully obtained over $3.2
million in verdicts and settlements for his clients.
Chris handles personal injury cases in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi,
and Florida. He is licensed to practice in all state courts with the State
of Alabama as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern,
Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama. He is active in the Birmingham
Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Section as well as the Alabama Association
for Justice’s Emerging Leaders.