Gardner-Webb University, Bachelor of Arts in History, 2014
Florida State University College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2017
Florida Justice Association
Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association
The Federalist Society
Christopher Pettus is a native of Winter Park, Florida. Chris is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree. Chris earned his Bachelor of Arts from Gardner Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, where he majored in History and minored in English.
Chris began working in personal injury law as an intern while attending law school. He then worked as a case manager until being sworn into the Florida Bar.
Chris has experience with cases involving: Automobile collisions, premises liability, dog bites, mold, asbestos, nursing home neglect, abuse, and deceptive stem cell practices, including litigation.
As a managing partner for Calandro Law in Riverview, Chris brings a passion for serving which was instilled during his time in the United States Marine Corps. Chris also served in the Florida Army National Guard in Sanford, FL, and continues serving citizens of Florida by providing zealous advocacy to his clients. To Chris, zealous advocacy means being fiercely loyal to providing legal representation that obtains the best results for his clients.
When he is not serving his clients or the Tampa area, Chris enjoys a number of hobbies. Playing and watching basketball is at the top of his list, and Chris has been an Orlando Magic fan since the franchise’s inception. He also enjoys refreshing on the nearby beaches. Additionally, he thoroughly enjoys reading and continuing to expand his knowledge, often spending an evening self-studying online courses on any of a great variety of topics.