Charles Christian Young

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Bridgeport, CT

Cohen and Wolf, P.C.
 | 1115 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: 203-368-0211
Fax: 203-337-5509
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Charles Christian Young is a top-rated attorney helping clients with Criminal Defense and Personal Injury. He assists with all types of Criminal Defense:  felony and misdemeanor charges, from relatively minor traffic offenses including DUI / DWI to serious state and federal charges alleging embezzlement, larceny, and fraud as well as controlled substance violations, assault, firearms, and homicide. He also has extensive experience representing clients in administrative hearings before various Connecticut agencies including the Board of Firearms and the Department of Motor Vehicles.

He also assists individuals accused of violating state and federal laws ranging from juvenile and student matters, domestic incidents, motor vehicle offenses and controlled substance violations, to assault, embezzlement, trafficking, computer crimes, firearms offenses, and homicide.

Attorney Charles Christian Young currently serves of counsel with the Cohen and Wolf, P.C., law firm in Bridgeport, Connecticut. A highly versatile trial lawyer, Mr. Young is a member of the firm's litigation, personal injury and criminal law departments.

Likewise, he has helped recover substantial settlements and awards for those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing, and he has helped a diverse range of clients, from individuals to corporations, protect themselves in the face of complex civil litigation.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Young is a member of several local, state and national bar associations, including the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and he gives back to his local community as well through his involvement with the Town of Orange Board of Education, where he maintains a number of leadership roles.

Widely regarded as one of the top criminal defense and civil trial attorneys in the region, he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Young earned his undergraduate degree from Calvin College of Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1995, and his Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 1998.

 
Practice Areas

Criminal Defense (50%)
Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Civil Litigation: Defense (20%)

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Personal Injury - General (30%): Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Civil Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019

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About Charles Young

Admitted: 1998, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: http://www.cohenandwolf.com/?t=3&A=15332&format=xml&...

Honors/Awards:

  • Connecticut Super Lawyers, 2014-2019
  • Outstanding Contribution to Criminal Defense, Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, 2017
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers' "Top 100 New England Super Lawyers", 2017
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Distinguished Service, Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers' "Top 50 Connecticut Super Lawyers", 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • FFL - Federal Firearms Licensee

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Connecticut
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  •   U.S. District Court District of Connecticut  
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Town of Orange Board of Education, Board’s Policy Committee, Co-Chairs
  • Ansonia/Milford Grievance Panel, 2007-2013
  • Town of Orange Board of Education, Buildings and Grounds/Safety and Security Committee, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Gateway Community College, Constitutional Law, Guest Lecturer, 2016-2018
  • National Business Institute, Firearms Laws, 2017

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Podpolucha v. Zero Gravity - minor injured on a commercial trampoline, 2017
  • State of Connecticut v. Pizarro - not guilty of murder by way of self defense, 2017
  • Dur-A-Flex, Inc. v. Samet Dy, et al - pro hac vice counsel for foreign corporate defendant - dismissed, 2017

Representative Clients:

  • Premises defect settlement with a motorcycle dealership when a patron was injured by the falling of a motor cycle that had not been properly placed on its kick-stand., 2019

Educational Background:

  • Calvin College, B.A., 1995

Industry Groups

  • Administrative
  • Complex Litigation
  • Juvenile
  • Motor Vehicle
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Office Location for Charles Christian Young

1115 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Phone: 203-368-0211

Fax: 203-337-5509

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Last Updated: 9/24/2019

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