Meet Our Team
Nicholas G. Callas
Nicholas G. Callas has an extensive background in workers’ compensation, social security disability and personal injury litigation.
Mr. Callas graduated, cum laude, in 1982 from Boston College and earned his Juris Doctorate in 1990 from the University of South Carolina.
After serving as law clerk to the Honorable Luke N. Brown, Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, Ridgeland, South Carolina in 1990 and as law clerk to the Honorable William H. Ballenger, Tenth Judicial Circuit, Walhalla, South Carolina, from 1991 to 1992, Mr. Callas worked as an Assistant State Prosecuting Attorney, Fifth Circuit Solicitor, Richland County.
Mr. Callas is a member of the Richland County Bar Association, South Carolina Bar, South Carolina Association for Justice (Board of Governors, 1997-2000), American Association for Justice, and the Injured Workers’ Advocates. Admitted to practice in all South Carolina state courts, Mr. Callas is a frequent speaker at legal seminars. He is a retired Lieutenant Colonel with the U.S. Air Force Reserve.
Nicholas Callas has been given an AV-Rating from Martindale Hubbell, the highest proficiency and ethical ratings given to attorneys & has been listed among the “Legal Elite in the Midlands” for attorneys practicing workers’ compensation on behalf of claimants.
- Social Security: Disability
- Workers’ Compensation Law
- Personal Injury: Plaintiff
- Litigation & Appeals
- 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
- South Carolina, 1991
- University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina, 1990 – J.D.
- Boston College, 1982 – B.A., Honors: Cum Laude
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- Richland County Bar Association, Member
- South Carolina Bar, Member
- South Carolina Association for Justice, 1997 – 2000, Board of Governors
- American Association for Justice, Member
- Injured Workers’ Advocates, Member
- S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce, 2008 – 2019
Merridy graduated from Charleston Southern University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree, and also received a Paralegal Degree from Midlands Technical College in 2012. She makes the firm run like a well-oiled machine. She is there to listen to clients when Attorney Callas is out of the office, gets records and documents in a timely manner, and makes sure all cases are ready to go when trial or hearing time comes. Clients appreciate her work ethic and passion for getting things done right.
There For You When You Need Us
Clients are encouraged to call Mr. Callas—not a paralegal or assistant—if questions or problems arise. If he is not available when you call, his staff will schedule a telephone conference at a mutually convenient time. If it’s important for you, it’s important to us.
1901 Gadsden Street, Suite B
Columbia, SC 29201
Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
***Available after hours and by appointments***
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