Christopher Colley is a shareholder in the Dallas offices of Baron & Budd. He began helping asbestos victims and their families in 2001, primarily along the Texas coast. He participated in hundreds of asbestos cases representing various trades of construction along with chemical and oil refinery workers, including pipefitters, boilermakers, carpenters, electricians and certainly those involved with insulation materials.
Starting in 2006 Mr. Colley began to work almost exclusively in the state of Louisiana. He utilized his extensive experience from having worked with individuals in the industrial settings of Beaumont, Houston, Galveston and Freeport and put that to work representing asbestos victims who live and work along the lower Mississippi River. Since 2006 Mr. Colley has successfully litigated or settled hundreds of asbestos cases in Louisiana representing victims and their families from Baton Rouge all the way down the river to New Orleans.
Christopher Colley handles an active docket in Louisiana and appears in courts across the state. He has managed cases in East and West Baton Rouge, Ascension, St. James, New Orleans, Calcasieu, Morehouse, Ouachita, Caddo, Iberville, Point Coupee, and St. Bernard parishes. Mr. Colley strives to help his clients make sense of what has happened to them and their families through his experience and keen understanding of toxic tort law. “The best thing I can do as a lawyer,” he says, “is help people in the most difficult time of their lives to find answers and seek justice.”
Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D. 1999)
Texas Tech University (M.B.A. 1999)
Texas Tech University (B.A. 1996)
Bar & Court Admissions
United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Louisiana Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers (National Trial Lawyers, 2017)
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Louisiana Association for Justice