Chris T. Nolan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Akron, OH

Perantinides & Nolan Co., L.P.A.
 | 300 Courtyard Square, 80 South Summit Street
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: 330-253-5454
Fax: 330-253-6524
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Chris T. Nolan is a partner with the law firm of Perantinides & Nolan, Co., L.P.A., located in Akron, Ohio. Serving all of Summit County, as well as the Greater Cleveland metro region, Canton, Youngstown and the surrounding areas of Northeast Ohio, Mr. Nolan devotes his practice to protecting the rights and entitlements of his plaintiff clients who are dealing with complex legal challenges involving any of the following:

    • Medical negligence
    • Wrongful death
    • Products liability
    • Civil rights violations
    • Motor vehicle accidents
    • Business litigation
    • Employment discrimination
    • Personal injury

    After graduating from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1970, Mr. Nolan attended The University of Akron School of Law. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 1973 and his license to practice from the Ohio State Bar Association that same year.

    Trained in mediation, Mr. Nolan has helped thousands of clients resolve their disputes and reach settlements without the need for court intervention. However, he is also widely recognized as a tenacious and skillful trial attorney who fights hard to obtain the best possible outcomes for those he serves.

    Highly knowledgeable in many areas of the law, Mr. Nolan has published numerous articles and conducted lectures and seminars throughout his region and across the state on a variety of topics, including insurance law, effective trial practices and personal injury litigation.

    Active in his legal community, he is a member of the Akron Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Ohio Association for Justice, among others. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

    Regarded as one of the top trial attorneys in the country, he has held an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell for the past 25 years, and he serves as a lawyer mentor for the Supreme Court of Ohio.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Civil Rights
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination


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    Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021

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    About Chris Nolan

    Admitted: 1973, Ohio

    Professional Webpage:


    • Million Dollar Advocate Forum
    • Super Lawyers, 2009-2018
    • AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell® 
    • 10 rating, avvo, 2018
    • Best Lawyers in America

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Association for Justice, Member
    • Scanlon Inn of Courts, Bencher
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
    • Akron Bar Association, Board of Trustees and Member
    • Ohio Association for Justice, Member
    • Ohio, 1973

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Fairlawn, Ohio Planning Commission, Former member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Legal Center Institute, Lecturer
    • American Arbitration Association, Lecturer
    • Akron Bar Association, Lecturer

    Educational Background:

    • Ohio State University, B.A. in History, 1970
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    Office Location for Chris T. Nolan

    300 Courtyard Square
    80 South Summit Street
    Akron, OH 44308

    Phone: 330-253-5454

    Fax: 330-253-6524

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    Last Updated: 9/2/2020

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