Chip Kalbaugh

CHIP KALBAUGH

Of Counsel

Chip founded KPM in 1990 and served as President for 25 years on the belief that energy, hard work, and dedication to his clients’ success would build a great firm. It did!

Chip studied Criminal Justice at East Tennessee State University where he earned both his A.S. degree (1979) and B.S. degree (1980) with honors. During that time, he served as an Auxiliary Police Officer. After college, Chip worked as a multi-line claims adjuster for a property and casualty insurer and as an interim claims manager for . . . Read more

Chip founded KPM in 1990 and served as President for 25 years on the belief that energy, hard work, and dedication to his clients’ success would build a great firm. It did!

Chip studied Criminal Justice at East Tennessee State University where he earned both his A.S. degree (1979) and B.S. degree (1980) with honors. During that time, he served as an Auxiliary Police Officer. After college, Chip worked as a multi-line claims adjuster for a property and casualty insurer and as an interim claims manager for a national TPA. He attended the University of Richmond School of Law, working as a claims supervisor for a specialty insurer to pay his way, and earning his J.D. in 1986.

For nearly thirty years, Chip has concentrated his practice on the defense and prosecution of major injury cases, having tried several multi-million dollar cases to verdict.  He is recognized for his strengths in litigation and case strategy.

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  • East Tennessee State University A.S., Law Enforcement, 1979, cum laude B.S., Criminal Justice, 1980, cum laude
  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 1986
  • Virginia State Bar
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
  • Top Rated Lawyer in "Insurance Law" - Martindale-Hubbell and American Lawyer Media, 2013
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, 1994 - 2005
  • General Counsel, International Association of Special Investigation Units, Virginia Chapter, 1992 - 1996
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Bar Association