KNR Congratulates 2020 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
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Akron – Michael J. Maillis is now a partner with the law firm Kisling, Nestico & Redick. Maillis, who joined the firm’s Youngstown office in 2013, specializes in medical malpractice, wrongful death lawsuits, and helping plaintiffs injured in motor vehicle accidents. Among Maillis’ successes during his five years at KNR is a $1.7 million jury verdict in a complicated intentional tort case.
“The hallmark of Michael’s career as an attorney has been his willingness and ability to help people who need help the most,” said KNR Managing Partner Rob Nestico. “Michael’s reputation, commitment to our clients, and his extraordinary talent and work ethic make him an important part of the future success of the firm.”
Based in KNR’s Youngstown office, Maillis was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1995. He served as a public defender in Stark County, trying major felony cases (1996-1997); then served as Youngstown City Prosecutor (1997-2000) and Mahoning County Prosecutor (2000-2001). In 2002, Maillis joined the law firm of Perantinides & Nolan Co., LPA which focuses on personal injury and medical malpractice cases.
“I sincerely appreciate the confidence that has been placed in me to serve as a partner at KNR,” said Maillis. “I look forward to continuing to advocate on behalf of personal injury victims and serving as a resource to my colleagues. Together, we have a tremendous opportunity to help those in need.”
Maillis is a member of the Mahoning County Bar Association. He earned his law degree at the University of Akron School of Law and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Youngstown State University. Maillis was named a Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers in 2007, a National Trial Lawyers Top 100 in 2016, and was AV Peer Review Rated, Preeminent by Martindale Hubble for 2016, 2017 and 2018.
About Kisling, Nestico & Redick: Kisling, Nestico & Redick provides sophisticated injury law representation to clients throughout Ohio. The firm has gained a reputation as one of the state’s leading personal injury firms due to a combination of personal service, inside knowledge of the insurance industry, and extensive legal experience. Founded in 2005, the firm has 11 locations, 37 lawyers and 130 support staff dedicated to seeking justice for victims injured in accidents.